True Light's Sending

(parody of "Moonlight Shadow" by Mike Oldfield)
New lyrics by Mike Fischer

The Story: this isn't the best-known song I've parodied, but the original is quite pretty, and I love how my lyrics turned out. They tell the story of Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch in Acts 8:26-40.


The first time Philip ever saw him, brought on his way by the true Light's sending.
He was a mighty Ethiopian, brought on his way by the true Light's sending.
Lost in the middle of a chariot ride, bound away to the other side,
He was reading Isaiah and it didn't sound right, but he couldn't find meaning that's true.

He sees a man who is believing, brought on his way by the true Light's sending.
"Do you understand what you're reading?" brought on his way by the true Light's sending.
He saw the chapter of the suffering Son, there portrayed as a sacrifice,
And he sought to find what the prophet had done, but he couldn't find meaning that's true.

"Please stay, please say the truth of Heaven's Word today.
"Please stay, please say, is this him or another man, I pray?"

From this Scriptural warning, brought on his way by the true Light's sending,
He taught him 'bout reborning, brought on his way by the true Light's sending.
The water was bright and it shone in their sight, on their way by the highway side.
"Tell me, what stops me from being baptized, now I finally found meaning that's true?"

"Okay, this day, if you believe in the only way."
"I say, there's one way, and it's Christ the heavenly Lord and savior."

Caught by the Spirit, Philip vanished in flight.
Now he's bound for Heaven 'cause his soul is alive, and he finally found meaning that's true.

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