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We at war
We at war with society, racism, terrorism, racism and most of all we at war with ourselves
(Jesus Walks)
God show me the way because the Devil trying to break me down
(Jesus Walks with me) with me with me with me [fades]

You know what the Midwest is?
Young & Restless
Where restless ni***z might snatch your necklace
And next these ni***z might jack your Lexus
Somebody tell these ni***z who Kanye West is
I walk through the valley of the Chi where death is
Top floor the view alone will leave you breathless Uhhhh!
Try to catch it Uhhhh! It's kinda hard
Getting choked by the detectives yeah yeah now check the method
They be asking us questions, harass and arrest us
Saying "we eat pieces of shit like you for breakfast"
Huh? Yall eat pieces of s**t? What's the basis?
We ain't going nowhere but got suits and cases
A trunk full of coke rental car from Avis
My momma used to say only Jesus can save us
Well momma I know I act a fool
But I'll be gone til November I got packs to move cuz

(Jesus Walks)
God show me the way because the Devil trying to break me down
(Jesus Walks with me)
The only thing that I pray is that me feet don't fail me now
(Jesus Walks)
And I don't think there is nothing I can do now to right my wrongs
(Jesus Walks with me)
I want to talk to God but I'm afraid because we ain't spoke in so long

(Jesus Walks)
God show me the way because the Devil trying to break me down
(Jesus Walks with me)
The only thing that I pray is that me feet don't fail me now
(Jesus Walks)
And I don't think there is nothing I can do now to right my wrongs
(Jesus Walks with me)
I want to talk to God but I'm afraid because we ain't spoke in so long

To the hustlas, killers, murderers, drug dealers even the strippers
(jesus walks with them)
To the victims of Welfare for we living in hell here hell yeah
(jesus walks with tthheemm)
Now hear ye hear ye want to see Thee more clearly
I know he hear me when my feet get weary
Cuz we're the almost nearly extinct
We rappers is role models we rap we don't think
I ain't here to argue about his facial features
Or here to convert atheists into believers
I'm just trying to say the way school need teachers
The way Kathie Lee needed Regis that's the way I need Jesus
So here go my single dog radio needs this
They say you can rap about anything except for Jesus
That means guns, s**, lies, video tapes
But if I talk about God my record won't get played Huh?
Well let this take away from my spins
Which will probably take away from my ends
Then I hope this take away from my sins
And bring the day that I'm dreaming about
Next time I'm in the club I want everybody screaming out

(Jesus Walks)
God show me the way because the devil trying to break me down
(Jesus Walks with me)
The only thing that I pray is that me feet don't fail me now



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    UnregisteredDec 30, 2011 at 1:46 am
    I honestly wish he would have reworded the part about "what, you eat pieces of... " because he could have said "what ya'll are raunchy" instead of repeating the bad word again. But kanye is a mix of dark and perfectionistic. He is god if god expected perfection and he is jesus if jesus were really demented. He is touched by god, and that's why he makes such wonderful hip hop rhymes (i prefer the sensored versions). He is both god and the devil and as his career has progressed, he's realized that god can only make the devil perfect by letting the devil be devilish in a perfectly socially acceptible way ;)
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    UnregisteredNov 23, 2011 at 12:44 pm
    To all those who criticize this song remember the lord came to save sinners nt those who think èy are right. Only è sick require a doctor. Remember è pharisees, seducees & teachers of religious law. The man made an effort & we shld pray 4 god 2 hev mercy on his soul 4 there are a lot of distractions in this world. Where is è love my fellow breathren 4 those who belong to christ shall be recognised by their love.

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