Congregational Songs

Greg Scheer
greg@gregscheer.com

Fear God, and Keep His Commandments

words and music by Greg Scheer
based on Romans 2:1-16, Ecclesiastes 12:13-14, and Psalm 62 11-12
copyright 1999
CCLI#2762025

If I ever have a hit, this won't be it. It's not a bad song, it's just an impossible task to write a song based on Romans 2:1-16 and Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 that tugs at the heart's strings. But I had committed to composing a song each week for a sermon series on Romans, and this is what came out.

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Intro
When all is said and done
Our whole work under the sun is to

Verse 1
Fear God and keep His commandments
To flee from evil and to love what's right
Fear God and keep His commandments
Let us live humbly in Your sight

Fear God and keep His commandments
In hearing only there is no reward
Fear God and keep His commandments
Help us to make Your law our life O Lord

Verse 2
Jesus You know every secret
And every action of our hidden hearts
Jesus You know every secret
Help us to honestly reveal who we are

Jesus You know every secret
We love You Lord and want to be like You
Jesus You know every secret
Grow in us holiness and hearts that are true

Tag
You O Lord are strong
You O Lord are merciful