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Circle encircles the earth
Chance and joyess break his heart
His innocent arm moves to save me and I am spared
His beautiful arm is bloody and cut off
His heart ripped out to show me he loved me
But I wouldn't believe him
He did all that he could
I still would not believe him

I left his arms empty and tied
Out stretched for me until he died
I left his arms empty and tied
Outstretched for me until he died

No man shows greater love
Than when a man lays down his life
For his beloved

I left his arms empty and tied
Outstretched for me until he died
I left his arms empty and tied
Outstretched for me until he died

Here I'm alive
And I don't have the right
And he gave me the right
Costing him his life
New mercy's in the morning

I believe
What if I believe you now
Could it ever change this now
Forgive me, believe me
Please come back tonight

I believe
What if I believe you now
Could it ever change this now
Forgive me, believe me
Please come back to life
Come back to my life

I believe
What if I believe you now
Forgive me, believe me
Please come back to life



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    jptldrNov 11, 2009 at 10:42 am
    saily95, I think it's more of number 1.

    No man shows greater love
    Than when a man lays down his life
    For his beloved

    >This seems to be taken from John 15:13 "Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends. " The members of Flyleaf are Christian as individuals, as we all know. Their faith most probably influences their lyrics.
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    UnregisteredJul 6, 2012 at 3:00 am
    I also understand the reference to the bible, too...
    Yay for biblical meaning but im all for the song and the song alone.
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    UnregisteredJul 6, 2012 at 2:57 am
    "his beautiful arm, is bloody and cut off, his heart ripped out to show me he loved me, but i would not believe him, he did it all that he could, i still would not believe him... "
    to me it's about someone not appreciating love until it's too late and he's gone, and then that someone wishing they could take it back and love him again.
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    RileyBloom16Dec 3, 2011 at 3:17 am
    The booklet that comes with the cd said it was about a soldier's wife that thought he was cheating on her and she wouldn't believe him when he said he wasn't until he sacrificed himself in order to save her life. It's a really sad story.
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    hacim_Jan 9, 2010 at 1:04 pm
    I so totally agree with jptldr..and of saily95's number 1.
    this song refers to Jesus willingly died for us..

    Flyleaf is a really great band.

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