I heard a voice through the dischord
Of a deluge of passers-by
I saw one gaze frozen in time
Watching me passing by
I swear I'll know your face in the crowd
And I'll hear your voice so loud
When you're whispering

Hey, unfaithful, I will teach you
To be stronger, to be stronger
Hey, ungraceful, I will teach you
To forgive one another

Here's my kiss to betray
Desperate to brush the lips of grace
Do you feel hollow when you think of how I've lied?
Oh, sweet angel of mercy, with your grace like the morning
Wrap your loving arms around me
Oh, sweet angel of mercy, with your grace like the morning
Wrap your loving arms around me

Hey, unfaithful, I will teach you
To be stronger, to be stronger
Hey, ungraceful, I will teach you
To forgive one another
Hey, unfaithful, I will teach you
To be stronger, to be stronger

Hey, unloving
I will love you
I will love you
I will love you

And Jesus I'm ready to come HOME!
(JESUS, I'M READY)
I'm ready to come home, home, home, home
I'm ready to come
Hey unfaithful, hey ungraceful, hey unloving
I will love you
Hey unloving (HEY UNLOVING!)
I will love you


Lyrics submitted by OnlyChasingSafety, edited by BLASTINGmu, Green777

Some Will Seek Forgiveness, Others Escape song meanings
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    General Commentthe clean vocals are sung by the guy from copeland.
    mysleadon September 24, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI'm not a christian, and I doubt that I ever will be.

    However, this song is intensely beautiful. It has the power to bring me to tears sometimes. It's just put together so well. And so well-written. Everything about this song is absolutely amazing.
    number1alienon December 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think that the line "Jesus, I'm ready to come home" is possibly the most powerful lines ever, and not just the direct meaning, but the connotations that go with it. It's transcends the christian world, and has meaning in the secular world that can't be ignored. This is what music should be. Honest, and powerfully simple.
    paulislegendon April 09, 2009   Link
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    General Commentwelll i think god is talking to him basically. "Hey unfaithful, hey ungraceful, hey unloving
    I will love you" is god speaking and all of those parts. The person says "Oh, sweet angel of mercy, with your grace like the morning Wrap your loving arms around me" he's begging for this angel of mercy to forgive him for being unfaithful, ungraceful and unloving. and many people have different opinions on this part but i think when he says "And Jesus I'm ready to come HOME!" he means that he is ready to go to heaven since he is forgiven.
    omgx3giovion June 30, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti was following along with the lyrics as i listened to this song for the first time and even though the lyrics clearly show when the screaming starts, i still jumped when he said home. oh man. that one got me =p
    Sammyss8on July 13, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningWhen you listen to this song, half the time think of it as the Lord speaking to you. The chorus is all the Lord saying he is here to guide you, care for you, love you, teach you to be a son or daughter of Him. The first verse says, "And I'll hear your voice so loud/When you're whispering." Those two lines are one part showing that any time you need Him, speak his name cause no matter what He will here you. The Lord is always there for you. The entire song is almost a guide. If you need guidance, He will guide you. If you need love, He will love you, If you need to be saved, HE WILL SAVE YOU. The end is, "Jesus I'm ready to come home." Those words just shatter every part of regret I have. It plainly says, "I'm read to come home." Our home is with the Lord in heaven, but you must follow him to get there.
    Scooper47on April 30, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing. I love it. It's the kind of song I'd listen to on repeat for hours.
    PoisonKisseson May 27, 2004   Link
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    General Commentindeed, i have been doing that
    jsparisinflameson May 29, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so beautiful. i can't wait until underoaths new cd is out.
    poisonawellon May 31, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song is amazing... wow is the only word that i can put on this...well...aside from beautiful, well written, passionate...etc...
    causeforcelebrationon June 01, 2004   Link

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