Recorded by The Garms Family on their 2015 CD Arise to the Call. Preview and purchase here.
If you would like to record this song or use it in a church service, contact [email protected].

Verse One
The people had gathered outside the king’s court
To hear what Isaiah would say
They’ed broken the serpent and leveled the groves
And thrown all their idols away
They thought God would thank them for doing their part
Yet He looked past their deed to their heart.

Forsake! Forsake!
The thoughts that would lead you away from the Lord
Forsake! Forsake!
The way that would bring you astray from His Word
Which path will you take, which choice will you make
From sin are you willing to break?

We carry our Bibles and offer our tithes
We vote the conservatives in
We’re standing for Israel, for marriage, and life
Ignoring our personal sin
We think God will thank us for doing our parts
Yet He looks past our deeds to our hearts

Authors & Composers

Words by Ben Garms and Daniel J. Mount | Music by Ben Garms

Publishing Information

© 2012 Tomorrow’s Hymns/BMI | The Song Spot/BMI

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