"i repent" as written by and Derek W. Webb....
I repent, I repent of my pursuit of America's dream
I repent, I repent of living like I deserve anything
Of my house, my fence, my kids, my wife
In our suburb where we're safe and white
I am wrong and of these things I repent

I repent, I repent of parading my liberty
I repent, I repent of paying for what I get for free
And for the way I believe that I am living right
By trading sins for others that are easier to hide
I am wrong and of these things I repent

I repent judging by a law that even I can't keep
Of wearing righteousness like a disguise
To see through the planks in my own eyes

I repent, I repent of trading truth for false unity
I repent, I repent of confusing peace and idolatry
By caring more of what they think than what I know of what we need
By domesticating you until you look just like me
I am wrong and of these things I repent


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"I Repent" as written by Derek W. Webb

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    General Commentby domesticating You until You look just like me

    That is what we do here in America isnt it?? Listen to "the house show" because Derek has some great stuff to say on there.
    reytimon October 28, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"and for the way i believe that I am living right
    by trading sins for others that are easier to hide"

    this is also heartbreakingly true of the american church.
    Hephzibahon June 26, 2007   Link

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