FOUR DAYS LATE (C. Aaron Wilburn / Roberta Wilburn) Bill & Gloria Gaither Also recorded by: Karen Peck; Eleanor Riley. The news came that Jesus Please come fast Lazarus is sick And without your help he will not last Mary and Martha watched their brother die They waited for Jesus He did not come And they wondered why The dead watch was over Berried four days Somebody said "He'll soon be here, the Lord's on his way" Martha ran to him and then she cried "Lord if you had been here You could have healed him, He'd still been alive" But Lord, four days late And all help is gone Lord we don't understand Why you waited so long But his way is God's way Not yours or mine And isn't it great When he's four days late He's till on time Jesus said "Martha, show me the grave" But she said "Lord, you don't understand, He's been there four days" The grave stone was rolled back Then Jesus cried Lazarus come forward Then somebody said "He's alright, he's alive" You may be fighting a battle of fear You cry to the Lord "I need you" But he has not appeared Friend don't be discouraged 'Cause he's still the same He'll soon be here He'll roll back the stone And he'll call out your name But he's four days late And all help is gone Lord we don't understand Why you waited so long But his way is God's way Not yours or mine And isn't it great When he's four days late He's still on time He's still on time Oh my God ... When he's four days late He's still on time He's still on time (Transcribed by Monique Adriaansen - August 2005)