On Fire

Album: The Beautiful Letdown (2003)
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  • Tell you where you need to go
    Tell you when you need to leave
    Tell you what you need to know
    Tell you who you need to be

    Everything inside you knows there's more than what you've heard
    So much more than empty conversation filled with empty words

    And you're on fire when He's near you
    You're on fire when He speaks
    You're on fire, burning at these mysteries

    Give me one more time around
    Give me one more chance to see
    Give me everything You are
    Give me one more chance to be

    Everything inside me looks like everything I hate
    You are the hope I have for change, you are the only chance I'll take

    When I'm on fire when You're near me
    I'm on fire when You speak
    I'm on fire burning at these mysteries
    These mysteries

    I've been standing on the edge of me
    standing on the edge of me
    standing on the edge of me
    standing on the edge of me
    standing on the edge of everything I've never been before
    And I've been standing on the edge of me
    standing on the edge

    And I'm on fire when You're near me
    I'm on fire when You speak
    I'm on fire burning at these mysteries Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind
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Comments: 7

  • Dev from Someplace, Lawell, i think that this song refers to how there are so many people who tell us so many different things, what to do and where to be and when, and that when God speaks, it is beautiful and puts everything into perspective. The "fire" is definitely the fire of the Holy Spirit, consuming the person in awe and wonder when He's near you and when He speaks.
  • Carly from Melbourne, Australialove
  • Dana from Manassas, VaI think this song is about personal spirituality. Sometimes we are told what to believe, when to go to church, how to live our lives. But Christianity is more then that. This song is about the feeling of having the Spirit in your heart.
  • Matthew from Milford, MaOh, yes... where can I find this song?
  • Jenni from Nowhere, OhThis 'fire' is in reference to the Holy Spirit/ Holy Ghost.
  • Amanda from Sdovuhsd, MiI always thought this song was about his girlfriend being mad at him--"you're on fire burning at me.."
  • Marvelboy_04 from Nc, NcThis is a song about being at one with through the Holy Spirit.
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