I've been so hurt before But not like this, woe... (Psalm 6:6-7) I've been held down for far too long (Psalm 42:3) It's time to resist, woy... It's time for me to change my ways (Psalm 55:22) And start to give, I'll give You the praise (Heb 13:15) I'm gonna worship You for all of my days (Heb 12:28) And then my spirit shall raise-arise! (Psalm 34:1-2).
CHORUS: I will arise (Isaiah 60:1) Liberated from depression, (Psalm 30:1, Psalm 42:5, Psalm 34:18 & Psalm 42:3) oh... I will arise! Despite my situation, oh... (Psalm 71:20 & Phil 4:12) I will arise (Isaiah 35:3-4) Amidst great tribulation (Psalm 55:2 & Psalm 31:7) I will arise Stand up! (Isaiah 7:9b & Psalm 40:2)
Well I've been rejected before (Psalm 41:9) But not like this (Psalm 25:16-17) But never like this I've been used and abused for so long (Psalm 25:16) Been down for so long (Psalm 73:21) It's time to resist, yeah Well it's time for me to make a change (Psalm 86:7) And start to give, I'll give You the praise (Malachi 4:2 & Eph 1:3) Gonna worship You in all of my days (Psalm 95:6) And then my spirit shall raise (Isaiah 40:31) I'll Arise!
BRIDGE: Beauty instead of ashes (Isaiah 61:3) And Joy instead of my pain (Psalm 126:6) He's come to bind up the broken hearted (Psalm 147:3 & Isaiah 61:1) And this affliction is never in vain (Psalm 119:67, Isaiah 48:10 & Psalm 119:71) Beauty up from the ashes And hope, hope from my despair (Isaiah 40:31) Weeping may endure for the evening But in the morning joy will be there! (Psalm 30:5)
Arise, arise, arise! Ooh you've got to stand up and rise! 4x