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Tenth Avenue North – By Your Side lyrics

Why are you striving these days
Why are you trying to earn grace

Why are you crying
Let me lift up your face
Just don't turn away

Why are you looking for love
Why are you still searching as if I'm not enough
To where will you go child
Tell me where will you run
To where will you run

'Cause I'll be by your side
Wherever you fall
In the dead of night
Whenever you call

And please don't fight
These hands that are holding you
My hands are holding you

Look at these hands and my side
They swallowed the grave on that night
When I drank the world's sin
So I could carry you in
And give you life
I want to give you life

(Chorus 2x)

Cause I, I love you
I want you to know
That I, I love you
I'll never let you go

(Chorus 2x)

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  • s
    Actually, this is the title to the song. Love is Here is a completely different song. The lyrics are posted on this site if you search them.
    This song is about how God has conquered even our biggest, scariest thing. We search for something to fill our emptiness, but the only thing that can really fill us, hold us, and sustain us is God. He is always there, just waiting for us to want Him. He loves us more than we will ever know.
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    By unregistered july 3rd 2: 04 2012 when I listen to this song it really makes me think of how wonderful every minute of every day is! I love the amazing lyrics to this crazy inspiring song. Sometimes I listen to the song millions of times. "by your side" the name of the song just says it all: the amazing story of how our awesome god took our sins away by sacrificing him self on the cross.
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  • u
    For me, this song means that christ died so that we could have eternal life. Nothing we do on earth is going to make us more worthy of god's love than his sacrifice. Jesus is trying to comfort us and guide us, but sometimes we get caught up in earthly things and don't recognize our blessings. We need to stop trying to control everything and put our faith in him. We need to stop fighting the hands that hold us close to god and allow his will to be done.
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    For me, this song means so much. I forget that god is more than enough for me. That he is where I need to find my peace and self worth. I don't need to find it looking for men. I won't find it there. I need to find myself and see myself as god sees me, find approval in him alone. Why do I keep looking for a man when god is all I need? God is holding me tonight as I sit here and cry as yet another rejection from man. God is here, hands holding me tight.
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    Write now I'm goin through alot. I don't have my kids right now they are with a love one right now and all I know is that god is goin to fix all this termiol in my life. I wake up every morning knowin that he is by my side and I know everything bad in my life that god will do for good. I put my total faith in him. He has bad things happen to us so we can snap out of our own selfish needs. I believe he has done that to me and I knw he will also fix it. I'm nothin without god!
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