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For the Greater Good of God Lyrics

from A Matter Of Life And Death

"For the Greater Good of God" is track #8 on the album A Matter Of Life And Death. It was written by Harris, Stephen Percy.
"For the Greater Good of God" is track #8 on the album A Matter Of Life And Death. It was written by Harris, Stephen Percy.

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Are you a man of peace
Or a man of holy war?
Too many sides to you
Dont know which anymore

So many full of life
But also filled with pain
Dont know just how many
Will live to breathe again

A life thats made to breath
Destruction or defense
A mind thats vain, corruption
Bad or good intent

A wolf in sheeps clothing
Or saintly or sinner
Or some that would believe
A holy war winner

They fire off many shots
And many parting blows
Their actions beyond a reasoning
Only God would know

And as He lies in Heaven
Or it could be in Hell
I feel he's somewhere here
Or looking from below
But I dont know, I dont know

Please tell me now what life is
Please tell me now what love is
Well, tell me now what war is
Again, tell me what life is

More pain and misery
In the history of mankind
Sometimes it seems more like
The blind leading the blind

It brings upon us more
A famine, death and war
You know religion has
A lot to answer for

Please tell me now what life is
Please tell me now what love is
Well, tell me now what war is
Again, tell me what life is

And as they search to find
The bodies in the sand
They find its ashes that are
Scattered across the land

And as the spirits seem
To whistle on the wind
A shot is fired somewhere
Another war begins

And all because of it
Youd think that we would learn
But still the body count
The city fires burn

Somewhere there's someone dying
In a foreign land
Meanwhile the world is crying
Stupidity of man
Tell me why, tell me why

Please tell me now what life is
Please tell me now what love is
Well, tell me now what war is
Again, tell me what life is

Please tell me now what life is
Please tell me now what love is
Well, tell me now what war is
Again, tell me what life is

For the greater good of God
For the greater good of God
For the greater good of God
For the greater good of God

For the greater good of God
For the greater good of God
For the greater good of God
For the greater good of God

Please tell me now what life is
Please tell me now what love is
Well, tell me now what war is
Again, tell me what life is

Please tell me now what life is
Please tell me now what love is
Well, tell me now what war is
Again, tell me what life is

For the greater good of God
For the greater good of God
For the greater good of God
For the greater good of God

For the greater good of God
For the greater good of God
For the greater good of God
For the greater good of God

He gave his life for us
He fell upon the Cross
To die for all of those
Who never mourn His loss

It wasnt meant for us
To feel the pain again
Tell me why, tell me why

Songwriters
HARRIS, STEPHEN PERCY

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Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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