These Words Say It All


WHAT KIND OF JOY

by Steven Curtis Chapman

Verse 1

Anybody in their right mind

Would’ve given up their preaching and headed for home

They’ve been warned a hundred times

But something inside them keeps giving them hope

And just when you think they’d be crying

Instead of the tears, there’s joy in there eyes

Chorus

What kind of joy is this

That counts it a blessing to suffer?

What kind of joy is this

That gives the prisoner his song?

What kind of joy could stare death in the face

And see it as sweet victory?

This is the joy of a soul that’s forgiven and free

Verse 2

Anybody else with his pain

Would wanna shake their fist at Heaven and give up the fight

‘Cause trouble had been Paul’s middle name

Ever since he’d been captured by God’s blinding light

But just when his hope should be dying

You listen and hear him singing a song

Repeat Chorus

What kind of joy is this?

What kind of joy is this?

What kind of joy is this

The Father has promised His children?

What kind of joy is this

That Jesus has come to reveal?

What kind of joy could give hope in this world

To someone just like you and me?

This is the joy of a soul that’s forgiven

I’ve found this joy for my soul is forgiven and free

What kind of joy is this?

Tell me what kind of joy

What kind of joy, what kind of joy?

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