Ancient Words – Full Text Lyrics

Lynn DeShazo – Writer of Ancient Words

Lynn DeShazo is, therefore, a well-known author of some of the Church’s most loved worship songs, many of which have been featured on the live praise and worship recordings produced by Integrity Music. Lynn is best known for such songs as “More Precious Than Silver,” “Lead Me to the Rock,” “Turn My Heart,” “Be Magnified,” “Be Unto Your Name,” “Stand Up and Give Him the Praise,” “In Your Presence, O God,” and “Ancient Words.”

Her songs have been performed by a diverse and distinguished group of worship leaders and vocalists that have graced the popular Integrity’s Hosanna! Music series from its inception. They include Leanne Albrecht, Rita Baloche, LaMar Boschman, Scott Wesley Brown, Travis Cottrell, Brian Doerksen, the Women of Faith worship team, Bob Fitts, Kent Henry, Graham Kendrick, Robin Mark, Don Moen, Marty Nystrom, Ross Parsley, Randy Rothwell, Paul Wilbur, and Kelly Willard.

Her songs have also found their way onto countless other worship recordings, including independent productions as well as the works of artists such as Fred Hammond, Kim Hill, Israel Houghton, Michael Neale, Michael W. Smith and John Tesh.

 The Story Behind ‘Ancient Words’

One blogger Mitzi had the privilege of spending a week with Lynn at the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers Conference as she led them in worship. So, moved by her overflowing heart of worship, Mitzi immediately bought her newest book and cd to find out more about her. Lynn was gracious enough to take some time to answer a few questions as well.

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Ancient Words – Full-Text Lyrics

Many of us love to sing some songs or hymns, but we are not too familiar with the lyrics. Find below Ancient Words – Full-Text Lyrics. Enjoy…

Verse 1

Holy words long preserved
For our walk in this world
They resound with God’s own heart
Oh, let the ancient words impart

Words of Life, words of Hope
Give us strength, help us cope
In this world, where e’er we roam
Ancient words will guide us home

Chorus

Ancient words ever true
Changing me and changing you
We have come with open hearts
Oh, let the ancient words impart

Verse 2

Holy words of our Faith
Handed down to this age
Came to us through sacrifice
Oh heed the faithful words of Christ

Holy words long preserved
For our walk in this world
They resound with God’s own heart
Oh let the ancient words impart

Chorus

Ancient words ever true
Changing me and changing you
We have come with open hearts
Oh, let the ancient words impart

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