Mullins, Rich - The Color Green Lyrics




And the moon is a sliver of silver
Like a shaving that fell on the floor of a Carpenter's shop
And every house must have it's builder
And I awoke in the house of God
Where the windows are mornings and evenings
Stretched from the sun
Across the sky north to south
And on my way to early meeting
I heard the rocks crying out
I heard the rocks crying out

Be praised for all Your tenderness by these works of Your hands
Suns that rise and rains that fall to bless and bring to life Your land
Look down upon this winter wheat and be glad that You have made
Blue for the sky and the color green that fills these fields with praise

And the wrens have returned and they're nesting
In the hollow of that oak where his heart once had been
And he lifts up his arms in a blessing for being born again
And the streams are all swollen with winter
Winter unfrozen and free to run away now
And I'm amazed when I remember
Who it was that built this house
And with the rocks I cry out

Be praised for all Your tenderness by these works of Your hands
Suns that rise and rains that fall to bless and bring to life Your land
Look down upon this winter wheat and be glad that You have made
Blue for the sky and the color green

Be praised for all Your tenderness by these works of Your hands
Suns that rise and rains that fall to bless and bring to life Your land
Look down upon this winter wheat and be glad that You have made
Blue for the sky and the color green that fills these fields with praise





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  1. Shannon S.

    💚🍀 Beautiful song

  2. Deku Paradox

    better on 1.25x/1.5x speed. Anyways, this song really puts into perspective how much worse Christian songs have gotten since the mid 1990s compared to the Middle Ages, Reformation, 1700s, 1800s, and almost all of the 1900s.

  3. High quality Content

    I want a love for god so heavy that i could write a song praising god for the colour green

  4. Frankie Smith

    Rich Mullins has always been above anyone else he had an unbelievable
    understanding of God than a whole bunch of Pastors...

  5. Phoenix Westfield

    Why isn't this on the Christian radio? We need different Christian songs like theses and not the same frigin song played over and over.
    Lol I know all the Christian songs on the radio.

  6. Gail Kathryn14

    Awesome + Amazing! Just like Rich, God and presentation of video for this inspirational song. Thanks for your time/effort to share with us all :)

  7. Glennia Milonich

    🙏💙🤗👏🌷💙💙💙

  8. Zixtys

    What a wonderful Talent!

  9. DaReal Swervo

    Yoo I respect the message but the way the camera was moving had me weakkk😭😭😭😂

  10. Terri Rigby

    "And the moon is a sliver of silver
    Like a shaving that fell on the floor of a Carpenter's shop
    And every house must have it's builder
    And I awoke in the house of God
    Where the windows are mornings and evenings
    Stretched from the sun
    Across the sky north to south
    And on my way to early meeting
    I heard the rocks crying out
    I heard the rocks crying out
    Be praised for all Your tenderness by these works of Your hands
    Suns that rise and rains that fall to bless and bring to life Your land
    Look down upon this winter wheat and be glad that You have made
    Blue for the sky and the color green that fills these fields with praise
    And the wrens have returned and they're nesting
    In the hollow of that oak where his heart once had been
    And he lifts up his arms in a blessing for being born again
    And the streams are all swollen with winter
    Winter unfrozen and free to run away now
    And I'm amazed when I remember
    Who it was that built this house
    And with the rocks I cry out
    Be praised for all Your tenderness by these works of Your hands
    Suns that rise and rains that fall to bless and bring to life Your land
    Look down upon this winter wheat and be glad that You have made
    Blue for the sky and the color green
    Be praised for all Your tenderness by these works of Your hands
    Suns that rise and rains that fall to bless and bring to life Your land
    Look down upon this winter wheat and be glad that You have made
    Blue for the sky and the color green that fills these fields with praise."

    Terri Rigby

    I thought it was time for a repost of the amazing lyrics

  11. Brendon N Parata

    Absolutely love this song, the beautiful and haunting imagery, and poetic worshipful lyric. Always stirs my heart and reminds me of His Magnificence. Thank you brother Rich for enriching our lives while you were here with us.

  12. 1000 subscribers with no videos

    This guy is like the nirvana of christian music

  13. Felix Sheldon

    Fell in LOVE with this Song when I first heard it , Now I know Who it was. only took 26yrs Yes!

  14. robert smith

    I have guaranteed free tickets to the next Rich Mullins concert. Hope to see you all there!

  15. Gandalf LOTR

    If dreamworks made a movie about Noah's ark with the same animation the Prince of Egypt this is perfect song at the end credits

  16. Low Light Mike

    The irony of YouTube and its adverts is that I listen to Rich Mullins songs as a way to escape from "American Christianity," and yet the YouTube has an advert for "Pure Flix" which is an example of what I'm trying to escape. Oh, the irony....

  17. Miriam Tabitha

    "And the moon is a sliver of silver 
    Like a shaving that fell on the floor of a Carpenter's shop 
    And every house must have it's builder 
    And I awoke in the house of God 
    Where the windows are mornings and evenings 
    Stretched from the sun 
    Across the sky north to south 
    And on my way to early meeting 
    I heard the rocks crying out 
    I heard the rocks crying out

    Be praised for all Your tenderness by these works of Your hands 
    Suns that rise and rains that fall to bless and bring to life Your land 
    Look down upon this winter wheat and be glad that You have made 
    Blue for the sky and the color green that fills these fields with praise

    And the wrens have returned and they're nesting 
    In the hollow of that oak where his heart once had been 
    And he lifts up his arms in a blessing for being born again 
    And the streams are all swollen with winter 
    Winter unfrozen and free to run away now 
    And I'm amazed when I remember 
    Who it was that built this house 
    And with the rocks I cry out

    Be praised for all Your tenderness by these works of Your hands 
    Suns that rise and rains that fall to bless and bring to life Your land 
    Look down upon this winter wheat and be glad that You have made 
    Blue for the sky and the color green

    Be praised for all Your tenderness by these works of Your hands 
    Suns that rise and rains that fall to bless and bring to life Your land 
    Look down upon this winter wheat and be glad that You have made 
    Blue for the sky and the color green that fills these fields with prais

  18. LUC HARTWELL

    The best Christian song is about the damn colour green.

  19. Josh Cheon

    Never have I ever been given this much of a new perspective on the colour green

  20. Glenn Waddell

    Back when Contemporary Christian music was creative

    David Valencia

    Now it's uptight hipsters thinking that being Christian is about being cool and look down on everyone.

    Flatheads Rebuked

    David Valencia I think it’s more of a rip off of secular songs, which artist are you talking about particular?

  21. When I Came In

    He’s playing and singing in different tempos during the verses

  22. nickdziwny

    I would choose to listen to this instead of the newest hits they throw all the time.

  23. david fenton

    The first time I heard this song I was moved to tears from the first line, I was so moved that the owner of the tape gave it to me. There was a deep sincerity, searching and honesty in him and his musical/poetic gifts enabled him to share and express it and to bring the unreachable within reach. The _"moon is a sliver of silver like a shaving that fell on the floor of a carpenters shop."_

    There is much of reality that people crave and yearn for but the barriers to it's realization, the ignorance and deception, such as various religious and statitst beliefs, keep people from the potential wholeness and contentment that is possible.

    Rich thought for himself far more than the average person and like Keith Green had an honesty and sincerity in his christian delusion that was precious. Few people truly attempt to live a christ like life, and when people like Rich and Keith give away their shoes and music to those in need ... that kind of genuine heart is tangible, is real and it touches people ... touches people more for the honest genuine character as opposed to the christian message which is false at it's heart (JC).

    Much of what is learned via churches, schooling and society in general is false or shallowly unmeaningful ... but what is learned direct from reality and it's shaping of the mind and character ... that is generally true and substantial.

    Look and think for yourself ... know the truth directly ... live in it's strength.

  24. LaCasa Bartholomew

    Oh God, I miss Rich.

  25. Julie Nielsen

    He sort of sounds like Neil Diamond.

  26. When I Came In

    Probably one of Rich’s most complex songs to play due to the complex rhythmic changes throughout the entire song

  27. Ondrea Torrence

    This song is so beautiful. I love the simplicity of the message .

  28. Cristina Perez

    What happened to music like this. I'm fourteen but I love listening to these older songs.

    2meirmeir

    Bless you!! My grandson of 7 is falling to the truth of God's mercy and salvation!! The story lives on!!!

    Flatheads Rebuked

    Cristina Perez Lots of good songs like this, Lol I might make some playlists.

  29. Garrett Frugé

    Absolutely beautiful!!!

  30. Thiago Santos

    Amazing Rich Mullins. I just think this song deserved a better music video, but this was Rich: always very simple, he didn't like much production on his stuff. Maybe it was part of the message. Great message, by the way.

  31. FrankfurtMyDearIDontGiveAJam

    I'm the least christian or religious person in the world.
    But his creativity and humbleness...
    It gets to me, it inspires me.
    Great music can come from any place.

    Pentapa

    Completely agree. Sometimes I would even like to believe in a God, seeing how the belief in a loving God gives so many people security and comfort.

    CMK

    Look at InspiringPhilosphy here on YouTube.

    Andrew Carey

    Or William Lane Craig.

    Flatheads Rebuked

    Pentapa It’s not about mere security and comfort, and if you want to believe n God do it, you already do anyway.

  32. Chris Akers

    Man, that last shot of him walking up the hill coupled with the music & the knowledge of what was in his near future yet having the assurance of eternal realities... haunting and beautiful in a way I clearly can't capture in words.

  33. Bryan Todd

    Love his music and artistry. Miss him.
    p.s. He looks like Kevin Spacey. There! I said it.

    Flatheads Rebuked

    Bryan Todd That’s an insult!

  34. Benjamin Tscholl

    Who on God's beautiful GREEN earth are the 15 poor souls who disliked this song?

    Bek Addison Technologies

    Poor souls. Some, perhaps one, left Rich their journal. Sometimes life is harsh, ... Sometimes foolish young men keep an eye on the coast of North New England, and are saddened, in the distance of Dream.

    Clark Gadsden

    I think they just missed mate

    Joshuca

    Every video has dislikes. People dislike videos without reason.

  35. Linda Phillips

    my favorite colors blue and green miss you rich

  36. TheScarletIbisNW

    I'll never forget the morning he died. I had been stung by a bee and had a delayed reaction. The next day I had a fever, and the room was spinning. I remember my father walking in and telling me Rich Mullins had passed. He was my hero.. I would still say, he is. Even as an atheist because he walked the talk. Giving away much of his wealth and time for those in need... You just don't see that anymore....

    Esther O'Reilly

    Hey there. I've been reflecting on Rich's life and legacy a lot myself. It really interested me to read your comments. I have often thought to myself while listening to his music and hearing him speak, "Man, I don't see how you couldn't respect this guy, even if you're an atheist." It was nice to see you bearing that hunch out on my part. I'm not here to arm-twist you back into the faith, though naturally I do happen to think what Rich believed is actually true, so I'm sad to see that you drifted away, even though his work still holds an attraction for you. You mentioned his darker side, which I've been reading a little more about myself. As a correction, I don't know that I would say he was alcoholic, though he definitely went through a bad patch in the late 80s where he was abusing. The thing I respect most about Rich was that he got accountability and surrounded himself with no-B.S. guys who were willing to tell him when he was full of it.

    I just wanted to leave a couple things for you to read. First, you might have found these already, but there's a jackpot of articles and prose essays Rich wrote collected here. I am a very literary person, and I recognize an authentic literary voice when I see one. Rich had "it." He was a writer's writer. So if you didn't know about this side of him, I invite you to dig in:

    https://www.kidbrothers.net/release.html

    Secondly, this is a piece I wrote on the 20th anniversary of his death, from a publication whose other stuff you don't have to read or like, whose other articles of mine you don't have to read or like (nor would I expect you to), but... I did write this, and I think you would like it. I just wanted to leave it for your consideration. Maybe you'll never see this comment, but on the chance that you do... here you go.

    https://stream.org/remembering-rich-mullins-1955-1997/

    2meirmeir

    Seek Him, knock and the door of understanding and faith will be opened to you...

  37. Clyde Pugh

    Cliffs of Moher?

  38. ammaled

    as the 20th anniversary of his death approaches I find I cannot watch his videos. my children and I went to many concerts in every size venue. so up close and personal that would he recognize us. I thought I would always have this brother on my journey to share and uplift life in these times. but I am grateful for him being in the world.

  39. alex119460

    Excellent video, for a very excellent song - particularly the dramatic,
    (intentional I suppose),
    transitions from B+W to Color for emphasis of song's content/meaning. My
    absolute FAV Rich M song for many years. "I heard the rocks crying
    out"..."thankful for blue for the sky and the color green that fills
    these fields with praise"...Every line of this so song is so poetic and
    meaningful - Sounds/looks great too :)

  40. Jordan Michael Tuesday

    Hey! Check out our youtube channel if you'd like to. We do fun and funny scripture teaching for children. It's called "Jordan Michael Tuesday".

  41. watchman on the wall

    Looking forward to greeting this amazing poet/musician in Glory...his music has inspired me to reflect on the majesty of God through His beautiful creation and awesome holiness and power.

    Flatheads Rebuked

    watchman on the wall Same

  42. Dave B

    Just ran across this song and the memories came flooding in. Always reminds me of Kansas in the Spring when the winter death is replaced with green everywhere..

  43. Zhitomir

    Absolutely my favorite

  44. Zhitomir

    I love that about him - you don't have to be perfect and call your self a Christian.

  45. Joseph Koester

    I'm grateful that God made the universe beautiful for us. It shows His love for us

    Flatheads Rebuked

    Joseph Koester Yeah if he wanted to he could have made it ugly, by the galaxies and worlds they’re are beautiful!

  46. Stanisluas Katzinski

    I'm pretty sure I first heard this as a 3 year old in 1993, most likely on ZTV? It was super powerful then and although I'm now something of an agnostic going through the process of looking for a religion I love, this song always brings me back and I think it helps me see through all of the strangeness that clouds Christianity in my mind.

    Rich Mullins certainly had a gift and how I wish he was still living and making music!

    Groß Babu

    We are saved by grace not knowledge.

    Flatheads Rebuked

    Stanisluas Katzinski Instead of looking for a religion you live look for the one true religion Christianity.

  47. Rene John Meldrum

    I love ❤️ this song it's Irish 🍀 flavor https://youtu.be/-bMdAR3-4KU

  48. DynamicoDesigns

    This song takes me way back....

  49. John Henry Home

    Beautiful song , wonderful ireland

  50. Shellie St.Denis

    I just returned to the Christian music scene. I was lucky to see Rich Mullins live at Skidmore @20 years ago. He still makes me praise God

  51. Ariel Merkt

    Anyone have the music for the penny whistle on this song? So epic.

    Christian Thornton

    Ariel Merkt I've been wondering the same thing. The penny whistle gives this song so much character. I've just started learning penny whistle and I really want to play this song.

    Flatheads Rebuked

    Ariel Merkt Indeed.

    Flatheads Rebuked

    Christian Thornton Yeah I live the Irish twist of it or it Scottish, or both?

  52. willmtaylor

    Seems like an appropriate song for St. Patty's.

    Flatheads Rebuked

    willmtaylor My exact thoughts.

  53. Jean Smith

    This song makes my spirit soar... I was fortunate to see Rich in concert in Florida on his "Brothers Keeper" tour shortly before he passed. He was a great messenger of God's love to the world, and of the majesty of His creation. He is sorely missed but I am thankful for the music and message he left us.

  54. Yuskion

    Green is not a creative color

    Marko and Pauline Hakkola

    Ireland is a creative land

    Benjamin Tscholl

    Wha ...?

  55. BlackSmithWolves

    The full Rich Mullins song mix is here! Come watch it and enjoy all of his music in one video! :D
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SH7BWNm9Vaw

  56. Mama Kotterkey

    Happy 60th Birthday, Rich Mullins. RIP gentle soul. You are greatly missed.

  57. oct311517

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  58. Kristiva Smith

    I haven't heard this song in about 10 years and it moved me just as much today as  it did the 1st time I've heard it. I love it ...it moves me in ways words just cannot describe. PLEASE listen to this song...when you have 5 minutes without interruptions or distractions. Let the music transform you!!!!! This song brings a calm and well as lifts your spirit to the highest heights. What an amazing man and performer...and an instrument of God! I'm so blessed to have seen him in concert :)

  59. Anadae Effro

    . . . *t e a r s* . . .

  60. Cornelius Caponero

    incredible

  61. Mark Spencrr

    To the below commenter, don't give up the faith. Rich is far more jalive and singing music that is so far more beautiful than anything that we can even comprehend or even lisp with these weak lumps of flesh in our mouths. Jesus Christ is the only thing to hold on and trust on this side of eternity and He died for us all, including you, so that we may share eternity with Him and sing beautiful music. He is our advocate to the Father and pleads for you, if you will only become like the Prodigal Son and come to your senses, that the best that this world can provide is pig slop and your Heavenly Fathet's least of servants have it far better, if not in this life certainly in the next, than all of the kings and rich people of this world. Go to Him. He is certainly standing on the front porch anxiously looking for you to come home.

  62. Shirleypix Bowman

    THanks for posting this song.  I never heard it until now.  Loved the movie "Ragamuffin" and have been going through all his videos since.  Wow... the way God used Rich was incredible.  I am sorry about the lady who could've brought him happiness with children of his own but God had plans to use Him and apparently her decision helped him go into the path God laid out for him.

    Sarah Alley

    +Shirleypix Bowman, I know you don't know me, but my name is Sarah, and I noticed that you said you saw and loved the movie "Ragamuffin" last year when it was on tour. I love Rich's music, too, and I was able to see him in concert many years ago. Songs like "Sometimes By Step" and "Hold Me Jesus" are so powerful to me. I wanted to let you know that David Schultz the director of "Ragamuffin", who is a long-time friend of mine, has recently written another movie called "Brennan" about the life and ministry of Brennan Manning (author of "The Ragamuffin Gospel", Abba's Child", etc., and a big influence on Rich). It is on tour right now around the country and I just saw it on Saturday. I highly recommend it. If you would like to request a screening at your church or in your area, or just want more information, visit www.brennanmanningmovie.com. God bless!

  63. rxyft

    I love this song!

  64. Love Survives - Qbee

    Rich Mullins - The Color Green

  65. TheScarletIbisNW

    I was working on the prospects of a music career, much inspired by Rich. When he died it was like a punch in the gut.... The only other music I've ever listened to that makes me feel in such a way is Simon and Garfunkel, and their individual work.... He was amazing. His writing was amazing....I'm pretty much agnostic now.... but his music makes me think.... a lot....

    Shirleypix Bowman

    I would love to hear your music sometime!  Yes, he was taken from us too soon... I feel the same way too but God has a reason for everything.  My husband died in 2006.  He was agnostic until he had a heart attack that almost took his life when he was 36.  He died at 46 loving God and knowing the sacrifices God made for us to have eternal life.  Before he died, the day before he left us, I was in his hospital room which was in Japan because that was where we lived when he left us, he said "I hear music!"  He profoundly said it because he wanted me to know what was going on with him. He knew he would be in Heaven within 24 hours.  Then he looked to his left and said "hi Dad."  His dad had been dead since Greg was 9.  I said "do you see your Dad?"  He said "yes, I see Dad" and he kept looking and smiling.  Almost exactly 1 hour before he went into his peaceful rest, he looked up at the ceiling, his eyes sort of going back and forth.  He suddenly said "I have to go!"  I assumed oxygen was leaving his brain and said "you do? Where do you have to go?"  I thought he'd say "to my office" or "home."  He didn't answer me.  He kept looking at the ceiling and said "I don't know. You'll have to ask her if it's okay."  I busted into tears because I knew his loved ones were asking him to join them and HE COULD SEE THEM!  He pointed to me as best he could with his thumb. He was weak by this time.  I said "yes, honey, you can go."  Do I wish he could've stayed?  Of course I do but his body had been through so much. When he died I literally felt his spirit/soul when he left his body.  I could feel him looking at his body and feeling things of peace and joy that I cannot put into words.  I remember feeling him thinking "there's no way I'm going back into that body."  Then he was gone!  I didn't feel him but one more time.  The night he left me and our son, who was 14 at the time, I woke up around 5 a.m.  I laid there thinking about the "what if's" of things I could've done to prevent him from leaving us with a heart attack so soon.  Then I felt my heart almost beating out of my chest and began thinking "oh no... what if I die of a heart attack thinking about this stuff!"  It WAS that bad!  Suddenly I felt, the only way to explain, his spirit embrace my spirit.  I remember him saying to me "let it go."  I was amazed at the peace I felt from his embracing me that way.  Then he was gone again.  I've always had a way of feeling my loved ones (only grandparents and Greg) say goodbye once they've left their bodies and believe God has given this to me as a gift. I know some people don't believe in that sort of thing but I know it is real and believe God allows our loved ones time with us for reasons of comfort, etc.  Now Greg is in that wonderful place called Heaven because he knew and believed in Jesus Christ and what he did for us.  Greg would've loved knowing these things about Rich Mullins.  He too was a writer and poet.  He wrote for Stars & Stripes an overseas newspaper for the US Gov't when he died.  Please don't allow Rich's work to go dead within you but allow what God did through him to speak to you... to your spirit.  You are "wonderfully and fearfully made" and God created you. He created you for a reason!  Seek Him out and see what amazing and incredible things happen!

    TheNspired22

    Thanks for the invite, but unfortunately i'm not a "musician".  However, I LOVE MUSIC--most styles & genres...how about you? 

    Shirleypix Bowman

    I am a keyboardist at our church and love worship music.  I used to listen to all types of music but as I've gotten older, it just seems important to me that I can sing songs from my heart to His heart throughout the day.  I will admit, however, that I do enjoy the oldies from the 60's to the 90's.  ;)

    TheScarletIbisNW

    I'm not here for a conversion.I just wanted to share my thoughts. I would have really appreciated it if I could have done that without someone trying to convert me. I'm happier than I have ever been without religion and have no interest in going back. I had zero stirrings. I am just inspired by good music.
    You want to know the reason I am attracted to Rich's music? He was talented, which is difficult to find anywhere.. He was also a bitter, broken, alcoholic that wouldn't let the Christian music industry jerk him around and white wash his music for the sake of the "perfect church setting." I remember when I was evangelical how powerful the conformity was. He was willing to lose contracts and the community so he could sing about what people go through and what life was really about..
     He gave pretty much all he had to the poor... Who does that? No one walks the talk. Eve the best people would struggle to walk away from such a paycheck. In a world where he could have had millions or even wallowed in his own brokenness, he chose to give to the broken, and give a lot more than a prayer.
    I can appreciate his music, but I can also be an atheist. In fact that is one of the best parts of being one... I can appreciate EVERYONE regardless of who they are without feeling I have to convert them other wise they will burn in a ring of fire.. When I was a Christian there were believers and non believers... Now, there are just people.

    hoipoloie

    TheScarletIbisNW just backing up Nspired from 3 years ago. If youre still alive and kicking, todays a good day to come back to God :-)

  66. Kathleen Smilie

    Mary.....This video was taped in Irland he talks about it in his movie "Ragamuffun"

  67. Mary Ward

    When did he do the video? What year? Walking through a graveyard, the shades of black and white, the somberness of his expression? It's almost like foreboding what was going to happen. I met him once in Anaheim at a conference in a church. His smile was like sunshine and he had the prophetic type's distant expression - always lost in that other dimension with God. We all miss him so.

    Magnus Christianssen

    Yes! He was like an Elijah of our generation but we (most Americans) perceived him not. Pretty much like Jesus who was the Christ Himself and almost no-one perceived it or cared....

    Tom Fisher

    Steve Taylor did the videos for that album. I recall them mentioning that he (quite intentionally) did this song about color almost entirely in black and white. I noticed that, at one point when he sings, “this winter wheat”, the camera pans to graves. That brings instantly to mind the image Jesus gives of his life laid down as a kernel of wheat dying in order to produce a great harvest. Beautifully done.

  68. woochin

    It looks like you have the whole project--Pursuit of a Legacy. I'm wondering: is there any other content on the project, besides the music videos?

  69. Zack Avitua

    i was born in 1995 2 years later he died. My dad always played him as long as i could remember. As a 5 year old his music touched me with insane emotion. I would burst in to tears, and at 5 you don't feel music the same way. It's beautiful and nostalgic.

    alex119460

    Boojithespudboy Hope the crying from his music is joyful tears (at least sometimes)- Everyone if his songs has a different effect on me depending on my mood or life situation. This my all time fav ysually has a joyful/thankful effect, but there gave times I've listened to it, and focused on "the rocks crying out" meaning to me, why doesn't anybody notice/care/appreciate the wonderous things God has blessed us with, here on earth. Also, sometimes, reminds me that "rocks" just like those people with a "heart of stone" feel something, even if it is just to cry out loudly so someone notices them. (Probably explained my feelings badly, hopefully somebody may understand what I just wrote?

    N J

    I was born in 95 and grew up listening to him too! Lots of memories. Rich's music is beautiful.

    A Voice Crying Out

    I was also born in 1995. I still remember when KLTY (a Radio station in the DFW metroplex in Texas) played a few of his songs.. before he, and so many other great artists got replaced with the same repetitive garbage they continuously play... Now I just use the station for noise to help me sleep.

    1mantisco

    I can't believe it's been 21 years

    Jachin Hill

    Zack, I hear you man. I would hear him at such a young age also. I remember one time breaking down in my parents kitchen when this song was playing. I felt so free and happy. You said it so well my friend.

  70. Jonathan Owen

    Brutajakes, I am right there with you...

  71. gary gann

    I agree this is not only my favorite video and song from Rich Mullins but my favorite song and video ever. He was such a blessing to so many people yesterday eas the 16th anniversary of him going home to our Heavenly Father RIP my friend

  72. Rebekah Hector

    16 Years you've been gone. But your legacy, your heart for Christ is still touching lives! Miss you brother! Thanks for leaving behind the legacy of worship!

  73. GlorianaBanana

    Sounds like a Neil Diamond song. Love it for everything! :D

  74. Christy Patton

    Thank you Ragamuffins for your tireless work in bringing this music and the videos to YouTube. It has saved my life this last year. I wanted to quit. I get so homesick sometimes and don't know where for. I think it just might be Heaven! Only now I want it to be Jesus who takes me there and not myself.

  75. John Dpic

    Leave me in awe in the glory of god,and the first time I heard it.Also rich music helped,and help's through some of the hardest times in my life

  76. woodnwheel

    As I was watching the video, and before I saw your comment, I was thinking almost exactly the same thing: Along with Keith Green, Rich is one of my all-time favorite songwriters. I miss him, but I'm so thankful for his legacy.

  77. oldtreasures

    20 years ago this beautiful song came out from A Liturgy, Legacy, and a Ragamuffin band. My favorite album by Rich. <3

  78. Marshall Farris

    If you ever get the chance to get the video by Rich Mullins called "The Legacy" you can see the "entire story" his leaving this world so soon after was no real shock to people like me because he "was ready"...
    Despite our common frailty, you and I can both be ready...not by our works, but by the work of Christ. I really appreciate your kindness and have seen a lot of pain in the Church that Christ never intended. Despite man's problems, Christ is Above, Real. Feel free to friend me on FB.

  79. John Pinkerton

    Thank you, you are a great person. I'd have to say I haven't encountered many on the internet who are so graceful. If your God exists, you've surely done a service for him.

    Flatheads Rebuked

    John Pinkerton If God doesn’t exist neither do we.

  80. Marshall Farris

    RM was uniquely gifted at conveying the pain of humanity, failure, rejection and pride. I pray that you can hear His Voice of Compassion and Hope in Christ today... Christ calls deep unto deep. I often see myself where you are: issues of failure, the pains of humanity. These were the clothes of Christ and His Compassion for me and you. May the LORD God, the Healer, touch you and me now and forever in the Hope of Salvation, now and forever to His Glory.
    ~From a Fellow Wanderer, Sojourner.

  81. Gary Reid

    His music still brings tears to my eyes. May you rest in peace Rich. The world became a sadder place with your passing.

  82. Gary Reid

    Rich was quite possibly the greatest that this world has ever seen... His music Sri

  83. songlover07

    Oops, make that "Notes in the Key of Life." The post is 3/9/13 and titled "Rch Mullins and the Color Green."

  84. songlover07

    Hi Ben. I just came across the video today while looking for things to post on my Tumblr blog about Ireland and all things Irish. Believe it or not, even though I worked in Christian radio for many years and actually met Rich a few times, I had never seen this video. I hope you don't mind that I quoted you in a blog post about it...check it out when you can! Apparently it won't let me paste the URL, but google "Notes in teh key of Life"...Blessings...

  85. John Pinkerton

    *make me tremble

  86. John Pinkerton

    I used to be a christian, there was so many issues with it for me. This man is a stunning example of humanity he is the farthest from a hypocrite a human can be, and despite not believing in god his words bring tears to my eyes and makes tremble at the sound of such eloquence.

  87. Kimberly Ridgeway

    I remember when I heard that he was killed back in '97...my heart broke. I miss him.

  88. SugarRose

    beautiful song, this man was pretty selfless and close to God as you can tell by his videos, pictures, and song. Rich Mullins we'll see you again.

  89. crosscountrytc

    @n9wff You are right on point. I've met a few artists that are like Rich in a way. Lecrae is a christian rap artist who performs for little money and desires that people not see him, but see God through his music. However, rap isn't the best way to reach everyone, so I wish there were more people like these two in all aspects of christian music nowadays.

  90. TheAsharedhett

    I can't wait to see Rich in heaven.

  91. BenW783a

    @IrishRagamuffin Sorry for the delay; was busy offline. The response shows up, though, at least when I look up this video on the My Videos page. However, I'm not seeing it when I pull up the video to view it under normal conditions. Weird. I'll do a little digging when I get some free time and see what I can turn up.

    I *did* see the video, though, and it was cool. Thanks for taking the time to upload it and correspond with me about it. Kudos to you.

  92. Steven Galindo

    @PokemonExpert96 no, actually it is beautiful. He got to go where we allw ant to go eventually, at the right hand of Father. He just got there a little sooner than the rest of us.

  93. Steven Galindo

    my favorite Christian artist and my favorite video of him singing. Love Rich Mullins! Had a chance to tour with LifeSong Choir this summer in Ireland for 10 days. Thought of Rich and this song quite often. God is a mighty king!

  94. BenW783a

    @IrishRagamuffin If you do upload that footage, be sure to mark it as a response to this video. I and many others, I'm sure, would like to see those cliffs and any other places you would like to share. Sounds like you had a good time, and thanks for commenting and sharing!

  95. Sweet RetroGamer

    Man, i forgot how awesome RM's songs are. Thanks for posting this and God bless.

  96. Clint McPhee

    @PokemonExpert96 Chariot of Fire my friend! Don't forget his song "Elijah"!

  97. Joshua Gillies

    What a man after God's own heart.

  98. msufan42

    Impossible to watch this video without thinking about the importance of praising God for all that He has done that we take for granted. Makes our daily routines and concerns seem less and less as we look to the more important things.

  99. IamHisSheep

    I love Rich Mullins and love this song. He is one of my most favorite artists ever.