You Don't Need a Gun

Author
Andrew Anderson
Notes
Originally written in late 1974. Never performed or recorded until now.
You don’t need a gun
To kill your brother.
You don’t need a knife,
To cut out his heart.
Words of lies and hate,
Will do it for you.
And they leave no scars,
And they leave no scars.
You don’t need a pill,
To see the sunshine.
You don’t need a fix,
To witness light.
Words of love and truth,
Will do it for you,
And they leave no scars,
And they leave no scars.
I’ve made so many mistakes,
I’ve wallowed deep in confusion.
But now I see what it takes
To shed this illusion.
You don’t need the stars,
To see the future.
You don’t need a sign,
To witness life.
Faith in Jesus Christ,
Will do it for you.
And He heals all scars
And He heals all scars.