I Prayed

Credits

I Prayed © 1996
(R. Meltzer, S. Anthony)(BMI)
(Soul of Zion Music)(Cheese King Music)(Capsicum Music LLC)(BMI)
Produced and Arranged by "Ifield" Joseph, "Reality" Weekes and Roger Meltzer

Lyrics

Verse- Try as I might
           Life never quite
           Turned out all right

Verse- No matter how
           How hard I pressed
           Though I did my best
           My dreams always slipped out of sight

Lift- I believed in my soul
        It was me in control
        I held on to a fool’s fantasy
       Without God in my heart
        Ev’rything fell apart
        With all my sense of reality

Chorus- Till I prayed (I prayed)
             Man, I prayed (I prayed)
             Feel no shame when I say
             I owe Him every day
             Of my life in this world God has made

Release- I got down on my knees and prayed

Verse- Life’s been a climb
           I never found time
           To trust in His glory and might

Verse- Until the pain
           Pain of regret
           Made me change my mindset
           And I finally did see the light

Lift- All my days He’d fulfill
        If I’d surrender my will
        He’d been waiting there so patiently
        Hoping I’d come to see
        It was not up to me
        To rule over my own destiny

Chrous- When I prayed (I prayed)        
               Man, I prayed (I prayed)             .      
                I asked for His help                    .        
              And grace for myself                  .                      
               And mercy for sinners like me….      

Chorus- Hey, I prayed (I prayed)
             I surely prayed (I prayed)
             Feel no shame when I say
             I do it every day
             Of my life in this world God has made

Release- I got down on my knees and prayed

Musical interlude

Repeat chorus vamp and ad lib tag out to fade