It's a bone cold night. I'm breathing in the air.
It's freezing up my lungs, as I fight for words to share with you,
to tell you what you've done to me. You ripped me from my set in stone complacency.

You rose from the ashes like a phoenix with a heartache.
Now you're taking me away with you tonight and I know that I can't fly.
But when I'm in your arms, I'm holding up the sky.

It's a bone cold night. I'm writhing in despair.
It's freezing up my heart, as you fight for words to share with me,
to tell me, what my eyes can't see.
You ripped me from my set in stone complacency.

You rose from the ashes like a phoenix with a heartache.
Now you're taking me away with you tonight and I know that I can't fly.
But when I'm in your arms, I'm holding up the sky.

And there you were, standing there, like an answer to a dream I never had.
You showed me everything, showed me everything,
showed me everything I never knew about me.



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    General Commentawsome song, very uplifting "But when I'm in your arms, I'm holding up the sky"
    howdjyabeon January 23, 2005   Link
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    General Commentawesome song..their not like most band where they sing about NOTHING but actually sing about things that really do matter like God
    DavidDesrosiersluvron April 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI Love this song. Makes me think of where I've been "you ripped me from my set in stone complacency" and what Jesus has done for us all. Beautiful chorus. This song made me fall in love with Kids In the Way. But I love Jesus more. This song gets me everytime. JUst thinking about it and reading these lyrics make me fall even more in love with my God.
    CarolineOon August 22, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI LOVE this song.
    It has a catchy tune and has really interesting lyrics.
    I love the parts:
    "you ripped me from my set in stone complacency"
    AND
    "you rose from the ashes like a phoenix with a heartache"

    Go listen to it, if you haven't heard of the song.
    tat_is_legendon January 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI LOVE this song.
    It has a catchy tune and has really interesting lyrics.
    I love the parts:
    "you ripped me from my set in stone complacency"
    AND
    "you rose from the ashes like a phoenix with a heartache"

    Go listen to it, if you haven't heard of the song.
    tat_is_legendon January 28, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"You showed me everything, showed me everything,
    showed me everything I never knew about me." I love when in life Jesus trips us and we fall face frist. Sometimes it hurts but I know that everytime it has happened to me I have come out stornger. This is when he has showed me the things I never knew about myself. I love this song, I love Kids in The Way. Thanks for telling it like it is!
    Swimingforwardon August 05, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is one of the most amazing songs ever i listen to it all the time its got such an awesome meaning to it if you want to listen to it go to purevolume.com/…
    Jenny_x_Booon August 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song I listen to it like in the moring b4 I start school b/c it gives me SOOOO much encouragement to go on and it lets me know that with God I am holding up the sky...

    God gave David the gift that He gave David from the bible....He gave him the gift to put stuff in words that have such an indepth meaning, and they flow so beautifully together! it is truly amazing...I love the fact that these guys are good enough to go mainstream, but they won't I love that! they choose to follow what God has for them.
    foreverHis888on September 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing, and is so fun to play on guitar. Kids in the way have the perfect mesh of scream singing and just regular singing, and they've found the perfect cobination of both in their music, they just can't be beat. And they are so amazing in concert. The singer just goes nuts, I love it! I've already seen them twice and I've got tickets to see them again in a month!:)
    rockinallnighton December 12, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti've seen them twice to! and in May, I'll see them again, and same as in September '07!!! I LUV Kids In The Way!!!!
    foreverHis888on December 17, 2006   Link

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