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If you gotta start somewhere
Why not here?
If you gotta start sometime
Why not now?

If we gotta start somewhere
I say here
If we gotta start sometime
I say now?

Through the fog
There is hope in the distance
From cathedrals
To third world missions
Love will fall to earth
Like a crashing wave

Chorus:
Tonight's the night
For the sinners and the saints
Two worlds collide
In a beautiful display
It's all up tonight
When we step across the line
We can sail across the sea
To a city with one king
A city on our knees

If you gotta start somewhere
Why not here?
If you gotta start sometime
Why not now?

If we gotta start somewhere
I say here
If we gotta start sometime
I say now?

Through the fog
There is hope in the distance
From cathedrals
To third world missions
Love will fall to earth
Like a crashing wave

Chorus:
Tonight's the night
For the sinners and the saints
Two worlds collide
In a beautiful display
It's all up tonight
When we step across the line
We can sail across the sea
To a city with one king
A city on our knees

Tonight could last forever
We are one chioce from together
Tonight could last forever
O tonight could last forever
We are one choice from together
Family, we're family
O tonight could last forever
We are one chioce from together
You and me yeah you and me

Chorus:
Tonight's the night
For the sinners and the saints
Two worlds collide
In a glorius display
'Cause it's all up tonight
When we step across the line
We can sail across the sea
To a city with one king
A city on our knees
A city on our knees
A city on our knees
A city on our knees

If we gotta start somewhere
Why not here?
If we gotta start sometime
Why not now?



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  • m
    +6
    molinas7Oct 29, 2009 at 5:03 pm
    if tonight jesus comes there will be a place for sinners and saints but right now we have a choice to make Jesus or this world, I LOVE THIS SONG GLORY TO JESUS
  • SoldierofChrist
    +2
    SoldierofChristMar 19, 2010 at 4:41 pm
    this song holds a powerful message for everyone. we are all sinners by nature, but are also beings with free will. we can choose to believe in Christ and follow Him. this song inspires me to not give in every time i fall, but to stand up, try again and continue on the path to the King.
  • c
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    Cutie128Sep 25, 2009 at 6:41 pm
    This is such a beautiful song IT has sooo much meaning!! Im glad I submitted it
    For the sinners and the saints.. when we step across the line.. to a city with on KING.. A city on our knees
  • CarrieFan103897
    +1
    CarrieFan103897Feb 24, 2010 at 12:56 pm
    tobyMac actually singing is a suprising yet great thing. Although it doesn't quite reach the level of "Lose My Soul" and songs like that, it is very special and wonderful. It's about everyone coming together to praise Jesus. And so true, molinas, so true!
  • U
    UnregisteredAug 22, 2012 at 3:44 am
    I am sorry, but these lyrics are confusing to me. At first i thought he was talking about a prayer meeting (a city on our knees). Then i thought he was talking about a wedding (tonight could last forever, we are one choice from together, family, yeah you and me). I don't get it.

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