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I only want to say
If there is a way
Take this cup away from me
For I dont want to taste its poison
Feel it burn me,
I have changed
Im not as sure
As when we started
Then, I was inspired
Now Im sad and tired
Listen, surely Ive exceeded expectations
I Tried for three years, seems like thirty
Could you ask as much from any other man?
But if I die
See the saga through and do the things you ask of me
Let them hate me, hit me, hurt me, nail me to their tree
I'd wanna know I'd wanna know my God
I'd wanna see Id wanna see my God
Why I should die
Would I be more noticed than I ever was before?
Would the things Ive said and done matter any more?
Id have to know Id have to know my Lord
I'd have to know I'd have to know my Lord
Id have to see Id have to see my Lord
I'd have to see I'd have to see my Lord
If I die what will be my reward?
If I die what will be my reward?
Id have to know Id have to know my Lord
I'd have to know, have to know my Lord
Why should I die?
WHY should I die?
Can you show me now that I would not be killed in vain?
Show me just a little of your omnipresent brain
Show me theres a reason for your wanting me to die
Youre far too keen on where and how but not so hot on why
Alright Ill die!
Just watch me, just watch me die!
See how I die!
Then I was inspired
Now Im sad and tired
After all Ive tried for three years, seems like ninety
Why then am I scared to finish what I started
What you started -- I didnt start it
God thy will is hard
But you hold every card
I will drink your cup of poison,
Nail me to your cross and break me
Bleed me, beat me, kill me
Take me now
Before I change my mind....

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    UnregisteredApr 23, 2014 at 3:40 pm
    This song is a terrible mixture of good and evil. In the end of the song Jesus is asking God to kill him, but in fact God didn't do that - people did that to Jesus. And we are still doing it, every time we hurt someone, envy, crave for something forbidden. Just don't forget that everyone has a possibility to become a god with the help of God. And every-time we do all those things, we kill god in ourselves. And God can't be killed.
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    UnregisteredMar 8, 2012 at 7:31 am
    For god so loved the world, he gave his only begotten son. Jesus's human side didn't want to suffer and go through the pain, he knew he had to endure for the sins of this world. To become the last blood sacrifice for the forgiveness of our sins. In the end , he chose to do the father's will. The first time i heard this song was with michael crawford signing it, i cried. For the first time, i realized what jesus sacrificed for me.

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