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Ooh ooh ooooh
Ooh ooh ooooh
Ooh ooh ooooh
And I pray

I just can't sleep tonight
Knowing that things ain't right
It's in the papers
It's on the T. V.
It's everywhere that I go
Children are cryin'
Soldiers are dyin'
Some people don't have a home

But I know there's sunshine beyond that rain
I know there's good times beyond that pain, hey
Can you tell me how I can make a change?

I close my eyes and I can see a better day
I close my eyes and pray
I close my eyes and I can see a better day
I close my eyes and pray

I lose my appetite
Knowing kids starve tonight
Am I a sinner, cause half my dinner is still there on my plate?
Ooh, I got a vision to make a difference
And it's starting today

'Cause I know there's sunshine beyond that rain
I know there's good times beyond that pain, hey
Heaven, tell me how I can make a change?

I close my eyes and I can see a better day
I close my eyes and pray
I close my eyes and I can see a better day
I close my eyes and...

I pray for the brokenhearted
I pray for the life not started
I pray for all the ones not breathing
I pray for all the souls in need I pray
...
Can you give 'em one today?

I just can't sleep tonight...
Can someone tell me how to make a change?

I close my eyes and I can see a better day
I close my eyes and pray
I close my eyes and I can see a better day
I close my eyes and...

I pray
I pray
I pray...
I close my eyes and pray...



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    mileycyrus2010Jul 2, 2011 at 8:20 pm
    Like many others, I was never a Justin Bieber fan. Until this song came out.
    Not many artists today even look forward to singing a song was life. Yes, we have wars. Yes, we want peace. It really makes me sad to see how difficult this world is turning into.
    Furthermore, thank you Justin for reminding everyone how, no matter how bad things get, God will always be there to help them through it.
    And, in the other Justin song, "Baby" I really regret how I was towards him. I realized that I have/do a high voice when I sing. So Justin, keep rocking, and let God put you somewhere at the top of the list. :)
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    godchild4everFeb 19, 2011 at 2:34 am
    Its people like justin who really cares he is a blessing and we all need to follwow his foots stepima crastian for life and my life is gods. Gods is useing justin as an instrument so god can get his word out if you don't bileve in our saved you need to if you don't bilive who made you really who not your parent s any way justin your frind love you thanks.
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    UnregisteredDec 24, 2011 at 6:01 am
    This song inspires me to keep singing. It shows us we have too much and they have too little. It's sad know what kids have to go through. I saw this one little girl whose parents locked her in a closet for almost half her life, when they got her out they said she acted like an animal. She was so skinny you could see her ribs, it was horrible.
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    UnregisteredDec 23, 2011 at 12:36 am
    This reminds me of my dad he past away when I was younger well I'm twelve now. And I do pray every night and wait to know what god will give me next! Well I've been bullied since I past away like been called the girl with no dad. I alway used to cry now. This song just reminds me of all went through! I'm not a fan of you justin bieber but I'm slowly starting to like you are kind of like my inspiration! :)
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    UnregisteredDec 3, 2011 at 7:58 pm
    Instead of singing about having many hoes in different which most of big artist like kanye west who changed from jesus work to no church in wild. Its amaizing on how a kid like beiber can feel the pinch of other people and also note like other artist who have sold their soul for greedy and fame forgeting god is everything but beiber knows god is everything during every moment. God bless you. Watch out illuminat.

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