Caedmon’s Call - Shifting Sand Lyrics

Caedmon's Call 40 Acres cover art
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Sometimes I believe all the lies
So I can do the things I despise
And everyday I am swayed
By whatever is on my mind

I hear it all depends on my faith
So I'm feeling precarious
The only problem I have
With these mysteries
Is they're so mysterious

And like a consumer
I've been thinking
If I could just get a bit more
More than my fifteen minutes of faith
Then I'd be secure

[Chorus]
My faith is like shifting sand
Changed by every wave
My faith is like shifting sand
So I stand on grace

Stand on grace

I've begged You for some proof
For my Thomas eyes to see
A slithering staff, a leprous hand
And lions resting lazily

A glimpse of Your back-side glory
And this soaked alter going ablaze
But you know I've seen so much
And I explained it away

[Chorus]

Waters rose as my doubts resigned
My sand-castle faith, it slipped away
Found my self standing on Your grace
It'd been there all the time

[Chorus: x2]

Stand on grace
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 There You Go
  • 2 Thankful
  • 3 Shifting Sand
  • 4 Faith My Eyes
  • 5 Where I Began
  • 6 Table for Two
  • 7 Climb On (a Back That's Strong)
  • 8 Petrified Heart
  • 9 Somewhere North
  • 10 Daring, Daylight Escape
  • 11 40 Acres


  • Credits
    publisher: ©MUSIC SERVICES, INC.
    writers: Aaron Tate
    album: Track 3 in album 40 Acres
    release date: 1999-4-13
    popularity : 174 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Folk Rock
    length: 3:50
    lead vocals: Danielle Young
    double bass: Aric Nitzberg
    acoustic guitar: Derek Webb and Cliff Young
    Hammond organ & piano: Matt Rollings
    djembe & udu & surdo: Garett Buell
    composer: Aaron Tate
    Album Information
    label: Essential Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 083061048624
    script: Latin