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I can only imagine that wrath is being held out
So there will be time for us to be redeemed
But surely wrath is not being held out
So that we may redeem ourselves
For I've seen the madness
Of those who died trying
But is regret only a word that the living possess?
I long to see their faces
Regardless of the decay
For in the eyes of the deceased...

We would see hope in our last day
Inside this dying world
For there is still beauty
Inside this dying world

For what good is there held in your prayers
If we all determine to bring wrath upon ourselves
Wrath upon ourselves
To bring wrath upon ourselves

We would see hope in our last day
Inside this dying world
For there is still beauty
Inside this dying world



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    NewtmanJan 2, 2010 at 3:08 pm
    to me, it just spells out the bible verse that goes along like this: who ever saves their lives will lose it but who ever loses their lives for Christ will save it.
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    countvader89Jan 28, 2009 at 5:53 am
    People are made in this world in God's eyes to help save other people. God shows mercy to everyone, but blesses the follower who brings other followers to him. If one is just in it for himself, and trying to just save himself, God brings his wrath upon that person...which inturns relates to the title...bringing wrath upon ourselves...cuz thats what we are actually doing.
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    AiliusJan 23, 2009 at 4:05 am
    The Wrath of God is being withheld so we can see God's mercy. It's not being held out to "save ourself." People die trying to save themselves. The beauty and hope in this dying world are from God's mercy.

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