Burn the Ships

Album: Burn the Ships (2018)
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  • How did we get here?
    All castaway on a lonely shore
    I can see in your eyes, dear
    It's hard to take for a moment more
    We've got to

    Burn the ships, cut the ties
    Send a flare into the night
    Say a prayer, turn the tide
    Dry your tears and wave goodbye

    Step into a new day
    We can rise up from the dust and walk away
    We can dance upon our heartache, yeah
    So light a match, leave the past, burn the ships
    And don't you look back

    Don't let it arrest you
    This fear is fear of fallin' again
    And if you need a refuge
    I will be right here until the end
    Oh, it's time to

    Burn the ships, cut the ties
    Send a flare into the night
    Say a prayer, turn the tide
    Dry your tears and wave goodbye

    Step into a new day
    We can rise up from the dust and walk away
    We can dance upon our heartache, yeah
    So light a match, leave the past, burn the ships
    And don't you look back

    So long to shame, walk through the sorrow
    Out of the fire into tomorrow
    So flush the pills, face the fear
    Feel the wave disappear
    We're comin' clear, we're born again
    Our hopeful lungs can breathe again
    Oh, we can breathe again

    Step into a new day
    We can rise up from the dust and walk away
    We can dance upon our heartache, yeah
    So light a match, leave the past, burn the ships
    And step into a new day
    We can rise up from the dust and walk away
    We can dance upon our heartache, yeah
    So light a match, leave the past, burn the ships
    And don't you look back

    And don't you look back
    And don't you look back Writer/s: Joel David Smallbone, Luke Smallbone, Matt Hales, Seth Mosley
    Publisher: Capitol CMG Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Jeffrey C. from Maumelle, ArkansasOne of my all-time favorite songs! Addiction and suicide strikes at the very heart of humanity. Only by God's grace can it be overcome and left behind without the guilt and shame. Glory be to Jesus Christ who bore all of this and so much more on the cross!
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