"Free" as written by James Andrew Mankey and Johnette Lin Napolitano....
The sun was beating down inside
The walls of stone and razor wire
As we made our way across the prison yard
I felt my heart begin to race
As we drew nearer to the place
Where they say that death
Is waiting in the dark
The slamming doors of iron
Echoed through the halls
Where despair holds life
Within its cruel claws

But then I met a man
Whose face seemed so
Strangely out of place
A blinding light of hope
Was shining in his eyes
And with repentance in his voice
He told me of his tragic choice
That led him to this place
Where he must pay the price

But then his voice grew strong
As he began to tell
About the one he said
Had rescued him from Hell, he said

I'm free, yeah, oh
I have been forgiven
God's love has taken off my chains
And given me these wings
And I am free, yeah, yeah
And the freedom I've been given
Is something that not even
Death can take away from me
Because I'm free
Jesus set me free

We said a prayer and said goodbye
And tears began to fill my eyes
As I stepped back out into the blinding sun
And even as I drove away I found
That I could not escape
The way he spoke of what
The grace of God had done
I thought about how sin
Had sentenced us to die
And how God gave His only Son
So you and I could say

I'm free, yeah, oh
I have been forgiven
God's love has taken off my chains
And given me these wings
And I am free, yeah, yeah
And the freedom I've been given
Is something that not even
Death can take away from me
Because I'm free
Jesus set me free

And if the Son has set you free
Oh, if the Son has set you free
Then you are free indeed
Oh, you are really free

If the Son has set you free
Oh, if the Son has set you free
Then you are free, really, really free, oh

We're free, yeah
Oh, we have been forgiven
God's grace has broken every chain
And given us these wings

And we're free, yeah
And the freedom we've been given
Is something that not even
Death can take from you and me

Because we're free, yeah
And the freedom I've been given
Is something that not even
Death can take away from me

Because we're free
We are free, we are free
The Son has set us free
If the Son has set you
You are free indeed


Lyrics submitted by ninjakitty1

"Free" as written by Joan Anita Barbara Armatrading

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentI can't believe no one commented. This is one of the most powerful songs I've heard in my entire life. I can't listen to it without crying. I can't even find the words to describe it, it's just...wow. it's so good.
    Anraon October 11, 2004   Link

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