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Larry Norman – Leaving The Past Behind lyrics

I'm putting on my walking shoes
Please help me find my hat
It's time that I was leaving
Got no time for looking back

I'm going away yeah
Feeling fine
When it's time to go
You gotta leave the past behind

When I look outside my window
It's as dark as it can be
But I know the Son is coming
To wake the world from sleep

I'm going away going away
Feeling fine
And when you follow where He leads
You've got to leave the past behind

Man is born to trouble
Everybody got the blues
People looking for an answer
People wishing for good news
So if you know the answer
There is one thing you must do
You must tell them what you know
And you must live a life that's true

Harmonica and guitar

Aoww man is born to trouble
Everybody's got the blues
People praying for an answer
People hoping for Good News
So if you know the Answer
There is one thing you must do
You must walk
You must talk
You must hurry up to beat the Clock
You must tell them to get ready
So they can leave the past behind

Well my circle is completed
I've got to travel on
So if you understand
Don't talk about me when I'm gone

I'm going away I'm going away
I'm feeling fine
89 is really 99

I'm going away going away going away
Island in the sky is number nine

I'm going away going away going away
I'm feeling fine
Well it's a good good feeling
When you leave the past behind yeah
I got to start another circle
Got to leave the past behind

I'm going away
You won't see me for a while
I gotta do some things
I gotta walk an extra mile

But I'll see you in the
City of the lost angels

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