For The Greater Good of God

Album: A Matter of Life and Death (2006)
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  • Are you a man of peace
    Or a man of holy war?
    Too many sides to you
    Don't know which anymore
    So many full of life
    But also filled with pain
    Don't know just how many
    Will live to breathe again

    A life that's made to breathe
    Destruction or defense
    A mind that's vain corruption
    Bad or good intent
    A wolf in sheep's 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 don't know, I don't 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 of 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
    You'd 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 wasn't meant for us
    To feel the pain again
    Tell me why?
    Tell me why? Writer/s: Stephen Percy Harris
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Willie from Scottsdale, AzAd Majorem Dei Gloriam is the motto of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).
  • Chris from Tennessee, TnThis song asks two questions: Why do Religions with the same God fight each other, and which one of these religions did God intend for us to follow?
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