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Lost in the darkness
I fade from the light
Faith of my father, my brother, my Maker and Savior
Help me make it through the night
Blood on my conscience
And murder in mind
Out of the gloom I rise up from my tomb into impending doom
Now my body is my shrine

The blood runs free
The rain turns red
Give me the wine
You keep the bread
The voices echo in my head
Is God alive or is God dead?
Is God dead?

Rivers of evil
Run through dying land
Swimming in sorrow, they kill, steal, and borrow. There is no tomorrow
For the sinners will be damned
Ashes to ashes
You cannot exhume a soul
Who do you trust when corruption and lust, creed of all the unjust,
Leaves you empty and unwhole?

When will this nightmare be over? Tell me!
When can I empty my head?
Will someone tell me the answer?
Is God really dead?
Is God really dead?

To safeguard my philosophy
Until my dying breath
I transfer from reality
Into a living death
I empathize with enemies
Until the timing’s right
With God and Satan at my side
From darkness will come light

I watch the rain
As it turns red
Give me more wine
I don’t need bread
These riddles that live in my head
I don’t believe that God is dead
God is dead

Nowhere to run
Nowhere to hide
Wondering if we will meet again
On the other side
Do you believe a word
what the Good Book said?
Or is it just a holy fairytale
And God is dead?
God is Dead x4

Right!

But still the voices in my head
Are telling me that god is dead
The blood pours down
The rain turns red
I don’t believe that God is dead
God is Dead x4



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    Jeff MarslandApr 23, 2013 at 10:12 pm
    @ Steve It is a popular misconception that Sabbath was Satanic but most of their songs are like this one, they appear to be anti God but if you read the lyrics they are actually telling the listener to change their ways or go to hell in the end. My father was a pastor when I was young and first started listening to Sabbath, I had to prove to him that they werent like Slayer ect... but after reading the lyrics of their songs he agreed that they were actually pro God. If in an unconventional way.
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    Connie LetienApr 22, 2013 at 12:57 pm
    Ryan CrawCour have you lost your mind or just your senses.. he is not saying that God is dead, he is saying it seems as though He is and Ozzy doesn't not believe it is true.. read the lyrics agasin and with an open mind. Ozzy was inspired by a magazine cover that had the phrase "God is Dead" on the cover and this is his response.
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    Matt CasaliApr 21, 2013 at 1:43 am
    Just listened to the song, the first 6 mins sucked, the last 2 the guitar work finally sounded like black saB, but ya weak lyrics, think they need to pick the bong and beer back up! lol
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    Stephanie JaniczekJun 29, 2013 at 10:27 am
    Hey Ryan.....do you have any reading comprehension? No. Read it again SLOWLY!> This is a demand to reconcile ourselves that we are more than what we seem. Really RYAN...on 9-11 Ozzie and Sharon found a church and sat and prayed...would the person you think he is DEAR have done that. No. Get a clue and go back to remedial reading...
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    William BraunApr 19, 2013 at 8:19 pm
    It's only the title Jim. The song title ends with a question mark too. To me the song is about the horror that has become of the world we live in. It seems that God is dead because of the evil that runs our countries, runs through our streets and through our veins.

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