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Little Boy Heart Alive
Words and music by Andrew Peterson
[from Appendix A: Bootlegs & B-Sides, 2006]

Open the door and run outside / Your little boy heart alive
Into the morning light / Into the deep and wide

Dinosaur bones in the flowerbed / Rockets in the clouds
In a fight with a spider’s web / Tunnels in the ground

Winding to China / To the mist of the distant shore
Better be home by suppertime / Back through the planet core

Feel the beat of a distant thunder / It’s the sound of an ancient song
This is the Kingdom calling / Come now and tread the dawn

Come to the father / Come to the deeper well
Drink of the water / And come to live a tale to tell

Pages are turning now / This is abundant life
The joy in the journey / Is enough to make a grown man cry
With a little boy heart alive

Kings and castles in the neighborhood / Swords on the forest floor
Dragons in the magic wood / Better saddle your battle horse

Fighting Goliath / Better choose your weapons right
Five little stones and a faith on fire / In a little boy heart alive


Met a kid at the railroad track / He had a stick and a nylon sack
I ran to the house to pack / I wanted to follow

Take a ride on the mighty lion / Take a hold of the golden mane
This is the love of Jesus / So good but it is not tame



so i finally got my cd back from paul.

i don't know what it is about that last chorus, but it always catches me off guard when i haven't heard it in awhile. because i'm often not quite able to sing that last part.

i think that too often we forget the boundless power and passionate jealousy and depthless fury of our untamable God.

the love of Jesus is not a force to be reckoned with.

[go here for a small sample from the studio version on the far country.] 

Posted on Monday, February 26, 2007 at 08:39PM by Registered Commentermdog | Comments2 Comments

Reader Comments (2)

Its ok to let music catch you off guard. It happens to me all the time. No matter how I try to get away from music it continually pulls me back in. I like the part about Jesus not being tame. There is a great part about that in the Lion the Witch and the Wordrobe though it is botched in the movie.

Feb 27, 2007 at 09:52AM | Unregistered CommenterAndrew Luis

yep... ap is a good egg.

and that is such a Rich M. type song...

I say that as the greatest complement.

Mar 4, 2007 at 10:50PM | Unregistered Commenterpaul

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