Verse The stone that the builders refused has become the head corner. The stone rejected by men has become the one to save them. The stone that stood alone has become the stone that brought them liberty. So don't feel bad when you don't fit in with the world's fast pace. Don't be discouraged—no, no—when all of your friends they laugh in your face.
Hook 1 It's not so much the things you do, but it's just the stone that lies in you. So don't you think you can stand-alone. Yes, you can—you and the denied stone!
Verse He's the stone that shall never be moved. He's the rock of all ages. (He's the stone that went rolling down through Babylon.) Tearing down the kingdom of a world Roll in Hell, and loosed the saints from Satan's cages.
Hook 2 He's the stone they crucified, But He rose, and said, “Behold I'm still alive!”
Verse 3 He's the mountain that's just laying in Zion—a chief—a precious cornerstone. (He's the stone that's low enough) To hear his people crying, And were never—ever—left alone.
Hook 3 He'll give life when life is gone. For I have to say we all love that stone! So don't you think you can stand-alone. Yes, you can—you and the denied stone!
Bridge I can stand; I can make it! No matter what friends may say; you can go on anyway! I can stand I can make it! You see, I've been down, but I'm coming up. And, I'm coming up! I can stand; I can make it! Oh, yes, I can—me and the denied stone. I can stand; I can make it! Oh, yes, you can—you and the denied stone. Stand therefore; stand, anyhow. You and…the denied stone.