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Sometimes the world feels like a mess
Full of drama, full of stress
And life puts a fist right in your ribs
You can hide if you choose to
And no one would even blame you
Or you can let them see how you deal with it

That even in the darkest place
His love can make you radiate

Doesn’t matter how deep, how dark the night is
Keep hoping, keep on shining
And they’ll see His light burning in your heart
And if the road gets rough, just keep your head up
Let the world see what you’re made of
That His love’s alive in your deepest parts
Like a flame, like a burning star you can shine right where you are
He made you to glow in the dark

Don’t be ashamed of your past
If you’re shattered like a piece of glass
The more broke you are the more the light gets through
Show your wounds and your flaws
Show them why you still need the cross
Let them see the work He’s doing in you

That even in the darkest place
His love can make you radiate

Doesn’t matter how deep, how dark the night is
Keep hoping, keep on shining
And they’ll see His light burning in your heart
And if the road gets rough, just keep your head up
Let the world see what you’re made of
That His love’s alive in your deepest parts
Like a flame, like a burning star you can shine right where you are
He made you to glow in the dark

Doesn’t matter how deep, how dark the night is
Keep hoping, keep on shining
And they’ll see His light burning in your heart
And if the road gets rough, just keep your head up
Let the world see what you’re made of
That His love’s alive in your deepest parts
Like a flame, like a burning star you can shine right where you are
He made you to glow in the dark
Glow in the dark
Doesn’t matter how
Glow in the dark
Doesn’t matter how

Songwriters: Jason Jeffrey Gray / Benjamin Glover
Glow In The Dark lyrics © Music Service Inc

About This Song

"Go in there and be the light for Jesus. Sometimes we're so beat up and broken, and I wanted to clarify that I didn't think she needed to do anything or try harder or be a good witness. I told her she just needed to go and be herself. Be the daughter of her heavenly Father. That doesn't mean you have to be perfect. Grace is revealed through imperfection. If you are a son or daughter of your heavenly Father, you don't have to do anything but allow Him to reveal Himself through your imperfections.

So much of evangelical, Western Christianity puts emphasis on the believer. I wanted to do a song that spoke the language of evangelicals, but I wanted to make sure I wasn't making a demand on the listener to "go out there and glow in the dark." I wanted to assure them that hopefully they don't have to go and do, but go and be. You were made to glow in the dark, so that's what's going to happen. You don't have to be perfect. The most significant line in the song is, "Don't be ashamed of your past, if you're shattered like a piece of glass, the more broke you are the more the light gets through. Show your wounds and your flaws, show them why you still need the cross, let them see the work He's doing in you." That's the heart of the song."

- Jason Gray