"I Give You Freedom" — team singing

written by

Wesley Shank

posted on

October 20, 2023

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Good morning Family Cow family!

Last week I shared updated team pictures... now this week you get to hear the latest song we sang as a team. :)

The words are so true.

God could control ever detail of His creation... yet He gives us freedom to use our own will. Is it "yes" or "no"?

Click the song title to listen to our recording and read over the lyrics while it plays.

I Give You Freedom

I set the bound'ries of the ocean vast,
Carved out the mountains from the distant past,
Molded a man from the miry clay,
Breathed in him life but he went astray.

I own the cattle on a thousand hills.
I write the music for the whippoorwill,
Control the planets with their rocks and rills,
But give you freedom to use your own will.

I hold the water in My mighty hand,
Spread out the heavens with a single span,
Make all Creation tremble at My voice,
But My own sons come to Me by choice.

I own the cattle on a thousand hills.
I write the music for the whippoorwill,
Control the planets with their rocks and rills,
But give you freedom to use your own will.

Even the oxen know the Master's stall,
And sheep will recognize the shepherd call.
I could demand your love; I own you twice,
But only willing love is worth the price.

I own the cattle on a thousand hills.
I write the music for the whippoorwill,
Control the planets with their rocks and rills,
But give you freedom to use your own will.

And if you want Me to, I'll make you whole.
I'll only do it, though, if you say so.
I'll never force you, though I love you so.
I give you freedom, – is it "yes" or "no"?
I give you freedom, – is it "yes" or "no"?

~ by Alfred B. Smith

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All the best of food and blessings!

Your Farmer,
Wesley

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