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I want to be a Good Man
I want to see God
I want to be faithful
But I know that I'm not

I want to be a Good Man
I want to do right
I don't want to be a criminal
For the rest of my life
Everything that I've done before
Has brought me back down on my knees
And I'm crying out to you lord
It's getting harder and harder to see
If there's any good left in me

Is there any good left in me
I want to be a Good Man
Is there any good left in me

I want to be a Good Man
I want to be saved
I want to be a free man
But I feel like a slave
And I'm crying out to you lord
It's getting harder and harder to see
If there's good left in me

Is there any good left in me
I want to be a Good Man
Is there any good left
I want to be a Good Man

Pull me from the darkness, lift me back into the light
Fill this empty vessel, Fill this hole I have inside
Am I worth forgiveness, I can't make myself believe
Show me that you're listening
And tear this devil out of me

Yea, I want to be a Good Man
Is there any good left in me



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    Robin1019Feb 21, 2014 at 10:34 pm
    This is the Sinner's Prayer, plain simple. This band is not a particularly Christian band, but our souls all cry out for salvation whether we want to believe or not. We all desire to be "good" but we always get in the way of ourselves. That is why he is "crying out" to God to save him. Every effort we make intended to make things right actually ends up making it harder and harder to see if there's any good left in me. The lyrics describe a sinner with nothing left but prayer for salvation from himself. I like it because it describes the same desperation I felt when I came to know Christ.
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    Terry MolaMay 20, 2013 at 11:08 pm
    I LOVE this song, helps me remember the good my beautiful bald man tried to do and be, before he was ripped out of our lives by selfishness, greed, envy, jealousy, and hatred.

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