Mwenye Majibu (The One With The Answers) Lyrics by Madam Flora and Goodluck Gozbert

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(Sung in Swahili)

Ufumo hauwezi kukusaidia (The structure will not help you)
Rafiki hawezi kukusaidia (Friends will not help you)
Mukuyu (?) hawezi kukusaidia (Practices(?) will not help you)
Mpenzi hawezi kukusaidia (Your lover will not help You)
Usheshindwa, yo hilo (You have been defeated by things)
Kwa mwanadamu hilo hilo (That is of the flesh)
Ulilete hilo, hilo (Bring them all)
Kwa Bwana Yesu, hilo hilo (To the Lord Jesus)
Amesema anatenda, umwamini (He said He will do it, believe Him)
Hajawai acha neno lipotee (He has never let His Word go in vain)
Alisema atatenda, nimeona (He said He will do it, and I’ve witnessed it)
Hajawahi shindwa kitu mfalme (The King has never been defeated)

Pre-Chorus:
Ndio yake moja, inabadilisha maisha (One yes from Him, changes lives)
Ndio yake moja, huleta amani (His one yes, brings peace)
Akisema sawa, utaheshimishwa (If He says yes, You will be respected)
Mwite tu, mwite tu, mwite tu (Just call Him, Just call Him, Just call Him)

Refrain:
Yupo mwenye majibu (The One with the answers is present)
Yeye asiye lala (The One who does not sleep)
Ndio, kwake ni ndio (Yes, in Him is Yes)
Hakuna, hakuna (Nothing, Nothing) (Repeat)

Kiti cha enzi, Kiti cha sifa (The Throne of authority, the Throne of praise)
Nyenyekea, utapata majibu (Humble yourself, You will receive your answers)
Kiti cha karne, zamani zote (The Throne of centuries, throne of ages)
Amini, amini, kuna jibu (Believe, believe, there is an answer)

Ameketi kwenye enzi (He is seated in authority)
Hakuna jambo gumu tena (There is nothing impossible again)
Kama afya, na uzima (Be it health, be it life)
Lolote, amini, amini (In everything, believe, believe)

Anajua maumivu (He knows the pain)
Anaona na machozi (He sees the tears)
Yeye ni Baba, yeye mlezi (He is the Father, He is the Caregiver)
Daima, daima, daima (Forever, forever forever)

(Pre-Chorus + Refrain)

Tunapoandamia, tegemea, egemea – Bwana (As we toil, as we trust, as we lean on)
Mbawani mwako ni salama, tena (We find shelter under Your wings, also)
Jemedari wa majeshi ya ushindi, ushinde lote (The General of the Army of Victory, conquer all)
Tutashinda kwa heshima tena (We shall be victorious in respect once again)

(Refrain)

Nyakati (Seasons) Lyrics by Goodluck Gozbert

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(Sung in Swahili)

Unaona kama kila unachoguza kimeharibika
(You feel as though everything you touch is destroyed)
Ujasiri wa kusema tena umetoweaka
(You do not have the bravery to speak again)
Maana kila unalosema wewe, kama unakosea
(Because all you say, you feel is wrong)
Umechanganyikiwa, ni Mungu anajua unayopotia
(You are confused, only God knows what you are going through)
Na ukisema ueleze, wengi kwao ni furaha
(When you try to speak it, others rejoice in your predicament)
Wewe umwombe Mungu, ubaki kimya
(But you pray to God, and remain silent)
Na mengi umevumilia, moyo umenyong’onyea
(You have persevered in much, your spirit is weakening)
Hapo ulipo sasa, ng’ang’ania tena
(Where you currently are, keep fighting)

Bridge:
Na Mungu hajaruhusu, jaribu kuliko uwezo wako
(For God will not fail you, keep fighting)
Imani nusu, ongeza utashinda
(Add on to your faith, you shall succeed)
Mungu hatoruhusu, ufe kabla ya baraka zako
(For God will not let you die before you see your blessings)
Imani nusu, ongeza utashinda
(Add to your faith, you shall overcome)

Refrain:
Zipo nyakati za furaha, nawe utacheka tena
(There is a time for joy, you will laugh again)
Usijali, Mungu yuko nawe
(Do not worry, God is with You)
Zipo nyakati za furaha, nawe utacheka tena
(There is a time for joy, you will laugh again)
Usijali, Mungu yuko nawe
(Do not worry, God is with You)

Moyo wako una majeraha hufai
(Your heart is bruised, you want to give up)
Tena unasubiri kauli ya mwisho ya mungu
(And you are also waiting for God’s final statement)
Wapo wanaojua, we huna mtoto
(There are those who know that you are childless)
Kwa kejeli wanaulizanga, “ana umri gani?”
(Yet they mock you asking, “how old is your child?”)
Tena wanaojua, umefukuzwa kazi
(And there are those who know that you lost your job)
Kwa kejeli wanaulizanga, “bosi wako yupo?”
(Yet they mock you asking, “is your boss around?”)
Ila nakwambia, hayatodumu, ni nyakati tu
(But I tell you, this will not remain, they are seasons)
Hautobaki hapo, haya ni mapito
(You will not be left there, these things shall pass)
Jipe moyo tazama juu, mwombe Mugnu ujaisiri
(Be encouraged, look to heaven and ask God for strength)
Ni mapito tuu, jipe moyo mkuu
(These things shall pass, be encouraged)
Japo nguvu ya kumwomba, muishie Mungu
(Though you are weak to pray, lean on God)
Ni mapito tuu, jipe moyo mkuu
(These things shall pass, be encouraged)

(Bridge + Refrain)

Repeat: Ni sawa hawajui, unakopita (It’s OK, they don’t know your paths)
Hata wakizusha maneno ya uongo wakakwambia umemuasi Mungu
(Even if they lie to you saying you have disobeyed God)
Wakaja na unabii, wakasema umefika mwisho wako wewe
(Though they come with prophesies, saying you are finished)
Wakainuka ndugu wa karibu, wakakusema ovyo ovyo
(Your close brothers rose and spoke against you)
Ikawa kila kitu ni kimya, marafiki ni kimya
(It became that everything is silent, your friends are quiet)
Kama ndoa ni yako, lakini ndani ni uadui
(Though the looks happy, but inside there are hostilities )

(Refrain)

Nibadilishe (Change Me) Lyrics by Goodluck Gozbert

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(Sung in Swahili)

Kwanza nimenyoa deni (First I have shaved my debt)
Napenda sana mitindo ya nywele (I like hair styles)
Kuruka usiseme (Never mind jumping)
Viwanja vipya ninakaribishwa (I am welcomed in new fields)
Kwenye kurasa za insta nakesha (I spend hours on Instagram)
Nikitafuta tena mabaya (Also looking for wickedness)
Nikisikia napata nalitafuta tena nalipa (When I get it, I look for it and even pay for it)
Wala silipi madeni (And yet I do not pay my debts)
Nikikopa nabet wala sionangi soni (When I borrow, I bet without shame)
Fungu la kumi kwangu iyo ni story (Tithes are a story to me)
Nasubiri jumapili (I only wait for Sundays)

Hata unajua sina imani (You know that I do not have faith)
Japo ninaitikia “Amin” (Even though I respond “Amen”)
Nasubiria ka ukitenda kwanza ndio nikubali (I awat for you to act before I believe)
Kama Yesu najua (I know of Jesus)
Na idadi ya vitabu najua (I have read many books)
Na yalipo makanisa najua (I know where the churches are)
Ila kuhudhuria nashindwa (But I am unable to attend them)

Bridge:
Kwa ibada nasinzia (I doze during services)
Sijui mdudu kaingia (I don’t know maybe illness is in me)
Ila nikiona beer (And yet when I see a beer)
Nasikia kuchangamka (I fell very energized) (Repeat)

Refrain:
Niko na ubaya, niko na ubaya (I have badness, I have wickedness)
Niko na ubaya Bwana nibadilishe (I have badness, change me Lord)

Kuna vinyimbo vinanichoma (There are songs that scald me)
Hasa ile parapanda (Especially the one ‘trumpet’ one)
Ikipigwa wakizikana (When it is played as they bury each other)
Pia sirudii kosa (Then I do not repeat my mistakes)
Maneno yananichoma ‘binadamu ni maua’ (Words that scald me: “Man is like a flower”)
Ikipita wiki moja masikini nasahau kabisa (Yet after a week, I forget them all)

(Bridge)

(Refrain)

Nakupa maisha na moyo utakase (I give you my life and soul to cleanse)
Ninapoanguka nishike nisimame (When I fall, hold me that I may stand) (Repeat)

(Refrain)

Umeshinda Yesu (Jesus You are Victorious) Lyrics by Goodluck Gozbert

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(Sung in Swahili)

Refrain:
Nikitembea, naona (When I walk, I see)
Baraka, naona (The blessings, I see)
Kupona, naona (The healing, I see)
Umeshinda Yesu (That Jesus You are victorious)

Umefanya mengi yaliyo nje ya fahamu zetu
(You have done more than our understanding)
Ya kushindwa mtu, ukautwaa utukufu mkuu
(Defeating humans, You took the highest Glory)
Si wa mashaka, si wasiwasi
(You are not of doubt, of worry)
Ukishatenda, inabaki kuwa ushuhuda mkuu
(What You do, remains the greatest testimony)

Yale umefanya, yamebadilisha na majina yetu
(What You have done has renamed us)
Toka kutekwa, umeweka kicheko
(You have placed joy in place of bondage)
Waganga walitutesa, hawakuweza kutuponya
(The witchdoctors tortured us, they could not heal us)
Daktari alishasema, ya kwamba imeshindikana
(The doctor said, that it was a failure)
Ila kwa damu ya thamani ya Yesu, umeturejesha
(But by the precious blood of Jesus, You have restored us)
Na nimeona, oh nimeona, umeshinda
(And I have seen, Oh, I have witnessed Your victory)

(Refrain)

Yesu, Yesu, Yesu (Jesus, Jesus, Jesus)
Jina lako ni tamu (Your Name is sweet)
Hata kwa magumu (Even in difficulties)
Bado jina ni tamu (Your Name remains sweet)

Repeat: Yesu (Jesus)
Liandoa magonjwa (It removes sickness)
Kiboko ya uchawi (The rod of witchcraft)
Fufua na wafu (Raises the dead)
Tetemesha (Causes trembling)
Linapasua miamba (It breaks rocks)
Vunja ngome kuzimu (Breaks the stronghold of hell)
Tuna ujasiri (We have courage)
Wewe ni Mungu (You are God)

Repeat: Mwanaume (Son of Man)
Bahari ni kimya (The seas are still)
Maana yeye ni mfale (For He is the King)
Dunia nzima yatii (The whole world submits)
Hakuna wa ku.. (There is no one to…)
Anatawala! (He reigns!)
Jemedari wa vita (The General of war)
Yeye, yeye (He is, He is)
Ni simba wa Yuda (He is the Lion of Judah)

Yesu we x? (Oh, Jesus)

(Refrain)

Oh Asante (Oh thank You)
Kupona, kupona (Salvation, salvation)
Maana umeshinda yesu (For Jesus, You are victorious)

Kwa macho nimeona watu wakitendewa miujiza
(I have witnessed miracles done on people)
Kwa macho nimeona watu wakifunguliwa vifungo
(I have witnessed people’s bondage being broken)
(Repeat)

Waganga walitutesa, hawakuweza kutuponya
(The witchdoctors tortured us, they could not heal us)
Daktari alishasema, ya kwamba imeshindikana
(The doctor said, that it was a failure)
You are number one
Sina Mwingine (I have no other)

Wala sihitaji kusimuliwa matendo yako makuu
(I do not need to be told of Your Great deeds)
Sihitaji kuelezewa, maana naona
(I do not need to be told, for I see)
(Repeat)

I love You…
Kupona, kupona (Healing, healing)
Maana umeshinda yesu (For Jesus You are victorious)

Kama Si Wewe (If Not For You) Lyrics by Goodluck Gozbert

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(Sung in Swahili)

Na wala sio sababu ya jina langu (It is not because of my name)
Wala sio sababu ninavaa (Neither is it because of how I dress)
Najua sio sababu ya sadaka zangu (I know it is not because of my offerings)
Oh, maana ndio ninashangaa (Oh, that is why I am amazed)
Nilijua kwamba nimeshapoteza nafasi (I knew I had lost my space)
Mimi ni nani kwani? Nakosa neno kusema (For who am I? I am lost for words)
Unisamehe, sikujua unanipenda hivi (Forgive me, I did not know you loved me thus)
Umefanya bure, sawa upendavyo (You have made it free, according to your will)
Umeruhusu niwe, vile upendavyo (You have permitted me to be, the way you will it)

Refrain:
Nitakushukuru tu, kwa neema (I will thank You, for the Grace)
Asante tu, kwa wema (Thank you, for the Goodness) (Repeat)
Maana kama si wewe (For if it was not for You)
Kama si wewe ningekuwa wapi? (If not for You, where would I be?) (Repeat)
Wacha machozi yanitirike tu (Let my tears fall)
Wacha kilio nikulilie Mungu (Let my cry be to You, Lord)

Natafuta cha kunitenga nawe, bado sijaona (I have yet to find what could separate us)
Nilishakatwakatwa moyo na kupondwa na wanadamu (I have been heart broken by people)
Wao wataniambia nini, nikiwa nawe? (But what can they tell me, if I am with You?)
Leo wataniambia nini, nikiwa nawe? (what can they tell me today, if I am with You?)
Pesa huitwa sabuni, ila maji ni wewe (Money is called the soap, but You are the water)
Unioshe Bwana, nitakase (Wash me Lord, cleanse me)

(Refrain)

Shukurani (Thanksgiving) Lyrics by Goodluck Gozbert

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(Sung in Swahili)

Ninakushukuru Mungu sababu ya mengi (God I am thankful for many things)
Hata uhai huu sikustahili (Even for the life that I did not desrve)
Ninakushukuru Mungu tena sababu ya vingi
(God I am thankful to You for many things)
Hata nikiwa nasali unajua namaanisha
(Even when I was praying, You know what I meant)
Sio kama eti nilitenda wema (It is not because I did good)
Wakuja linganisha na matendo yako makuu (That You aligned me with good things)
Mimi Mungu ningekulipa nini (What would I pay You, God?)
Ulikonitoa ni siri ya moyo (Where You got me from is my heart’s secret)
Matopeni topeni ukaniketisha na wakuu juu
(From the miry clay, You have sat me with kings)
Umenipa heshima ukanifuta machozi
(You have given me respect, You wiped my tears)
Asante oh Baba (Thank You Oh, Father)

Refrain:
Hata shukurani zangu ni kwako (Even my thanksgiving are to You)
Shukrani zangu ni kwako (My Thanksgiving are to You)
Na shukurani zangu ni kwako (My  thanks are to YOu)
Shukurani zangu ni kwako, asante Baba (My thanks to You, Thank You Father)
Aibu umefuta fedheha umefuta (You have wiped away my shame and my disgrace)
Umenipa amani, iliyo ya kweli (And have granted me true peace)
Nakumbuka nalia mimi ndo yule ambaye (I remember that I was the one that)
Nilitukanwa na kwa dharau wakasema kwisha habari yake
(I was despised and was said that my days were over)
Kuna kipindi nilikufa nikawa mifupa inayotembea
(There was a time I was dying, was a walking skeleton)
Ikiwa kwa siku za usoni walisema tunazika kesho
(They said that they would bury me tomorrow)
Ila kwa huruma uliniponya na kaburi (In Your mercy, You saved me from the grave)
Kwa huruma, ah sitosahau wema wako we Baba
(But for Your Mercy. Oh I shall not forget Your Goodness)

(Refrain)

Response: Ahsante Baba (Thank You Father)
Kama kusoma tulisoma wengi, umeniruhusu niwe na kazi nzuri
(If it’s education, we all went to school – But You have allowed me a good job)
Ajali tulipata wengi, umeruhusu nibaki na uzima
(A lot of us were in an accident, You allowed me to remain alive)
Ndoa zimefungwa nyingi, umeruhusu tubaki na amani
(A lot of marriages have been made, You have allowed us to remain peaceful)
Furaha wamekosa wengi, umeruhusu nitabasamu Baba
(A lot have no joy, You have allowed me to smile, Father)

(Refrain)

Nipe (Grant Me) Lyrics by Goodluck Gozbert

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(Sung in Swahili)

Hata nikiwa sina chakula, Isinifanye kusahau (Even if I lack food, don’t let me forget)
Ulinilisha nikasaza (You fed me until I was full)
Hata nikiwa sina mavazi (Even if I have no clothing)
Isinifanye nifukuru (Do not let me blaspheme)
Na kusahau umeniweka hai (And forget you kept me alive)
Ona wapo marafiki (To see my friends )
Wanakosa kula na kuvaa (Though they lack food and clothing )
Hawalalamiki, wanakushukuru tu (They do not complain, but give thanks to You)
Mimi eh, nilikupa nini Baba (As for me, what did I give You Father)
Cha kunipa kibali (That You’ve favored me)
Kwa siku zilizofurahisha? (With days that give me joy?)

Taabu kidogo zisinifanye nikusahau (A little trouble should not let me forget)
Umeshatenda mengi – nikiwa hapa (That You’ve much that I have witnessed)
Shida itapita, bado kidogo (Troubles will pass in a little while)
Ikiwa nitachoka niiunue (Should I tire, lift me)

Refrain:
Nipe, kukumba wema (Grant me to remember good) x3
Nipe kukumba wema wako (Grant me to remember Your Goodness)

Hata kwenye bonde hili la mauti (Even in this valley of death)
Nakumbuka nilikuita, (I remember that I called)
Na wewe ukaitika Baba (And Father You answered)
Kutegemea akili zangu, na mawazo yangu (Depending on my wits and my thoughts)
Kutanifanya niendelee (Will make me continue)
niendelee kulalamika (Continue to complain)
Kuna kipindi najisahau (There are times I forget)
na kujivunia mafanikio (And boast of my achievements)
Wengine naona takataka (I see others as rubbish)
Nikumbushe mi ni mtu tu (Remind me that I am but a man)
na dunia tunapita (The world shall pass away)
Uhai wangu si faida bila wewe (My life is not profitable without You )

Mungu wewe ni mkuu (God You are greater)
kuliko vile nakutazama Baba (Than what I can fathom, Father)
Unisamehe, unisamehe (Forgive me, forgive me)
Kuna nyakati nadhani (There are times I suppose)
hii dunia labda ni ya ushindani (That this world maybe is for competition)
Natumia akili zangu za ndani (I use my inner thoughts)
Ila bado nashindwa kuendelea (Only I am unable to continue)
Nikimbushe nisidhani (Remind me not to think)
Wakifanikiwa tuna upinzani (That should they succeed, we are in opposition)
Nifundishe kuwaombea amani (Teach me to pray peace for them)
Na utatenda kwa wakati (And You will act in time)

(Na ikiwa) Kama nikisahau (Should I forget)
Unikumbushe mi mtoto wako (Remind me, your child) (Repeat)

(Refrain)

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