This Is Your Sword

Album: High Hopes (2014)
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  • Now brothers and sisters listen to me
    These are the few things that I leave to thee
    A sword of our fathers with lessons hard taught
    The shield strong and sturdy from battles well fought

    Well this is your sword, this is your shield
    This is the power of love revealed
    Carry them with you wherever you go
    And give all the love that you have in your soul

    At times there are dark, dark must cover the earth
    This world's filled with the beauty of God's work
    Hold tight to your brawn, stay righteous, stay strong
    When the days of miracles will come along

    Now this is your sword, this is your shield
    This is the power of love revealed
    Carry it with you wherever you go
    And give all the love that you have in your soul

    In the days of despair you can grow hard
    'Til you close your mind and empty your heart
    If you find yourself staring in the abyss
    Hold tight to your loved ones and remember this

    This shield will protect your secret heart
    The sword will defend from what comes in the dark
    Should you grow weary on the battle field
    Well do not despair, our love is real

    This is your sword, this is your shield
    This is the power of love revealed
    Carry it with you wherever you go
    And give all the love that you have in your soul
    And give all the love that you have in your soul

    Hey! Hey! Writer/s: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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