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You built us a private garden, where we could be together in the cool of the day

But we chose a land of our own.

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You came to us as a cloud by day, and a fire by night

But when You spoke directly to us, we asked that You stop.

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You tried to guide us from afar

But we killed Your prophets, and demanded an earthly king.

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You sent us Your only Son

But we nailed Him to a cross.

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You made it so we could encounter You face to face

Yet, we still seek Your glory in some mystical cloud.

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You invite us to come as little children

Yet we act as though You are unapproachable.

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You sent Your Holy Spirit to dwell within us

And still, we clamor for You to send something more.

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We claim to be grafted to the vine

But our branches remain barren of nourishing fruit.

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We’ve put Your name on our buildings,

But we’ve not made a place for You to dwell.

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What is man that You are mindful of him?

Yet, still You go to and fro about the earth,

looking for hearts that are truly yours.

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