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Three in the morning, and I'm still awake
So I picked up a pen and a page
And I started writing just what I'd say
If we were face to face

I'd tell you just what you mean to me
Tell you these simple truths

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Be strong in the Lord
And never give up hope
You're gonna do great things
I already know
God's got His hand on You
So don't live life in fear
Forgive and forget
But don't forget why you're here
Take your time and pray
These are the words I would say

Last time we spoke you said you were hurting
And I felt your pain in my heart
I want to tell you that I keep on praying
That love will find you where you are

I know cause I've already been there
So please hear these simple truths

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Say... from one simple life to another
I will say... come find peace in the Father

Be strong in the Lord
And never give up hope
You're gonna do great things
I already know
God's got His hand on You
So don't live life in fear
Forgive and forget
But don't forget why you're here

Take your time and pray
And thank God for each day
His love will find a way
These are the words I would say



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    drjoeMay 17, 2011 at 6:50 pm
    i am gong to sing this instead of giving a commencement address as this says it all in less than 4 minutes, so the real reason for graduation can occur-that is to spend time with friends and family to celebrate a milestone, not hear about my life. congrats 2011 grads
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    UnregisteredJul 14, 2012 at 1:18 pm
    Focus on jesus - he'll get you through the nasty times - he is faithful and loves us more than any person ever could!
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    UnregisteredJun 27, 2012 at 2:55 pm
    It encourages me to always have faith in the lord for i was born for a much greater purpose... I should always pray cause he still loves me even when am hurting
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    UnregisteredMar 3, 2012 at 12:39 am
    This is a very inspiring song. I sing it all thetime. I love the sidewalk prophets. Sometimes i think aout giving these lyris to my friend who is very discouraged. -melissa wilson
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