The Lions in the street bend their heads
For the reckoning day
Cause the interstate's giving up her dead
For the reckoning day

Would you come alive everybody
Would you come alive everyone
Get up out of bed for the sound of the song unsung

Bury all your guns in the sand
Cause the temperature's changed
and the blood shot eye of the sun
stains the bones of the slain

Would you come alive everybody
Would you come alive everyone
Get up out of bed for the sound of the song unsung

The hour's gonna take you apart
On the reckoning day
If the property lines of your heart
Are drawn in the clay

Would you come alive everybody
Would you come alive everyone
Get up out of bed for the sound of the song unsung

The tide water's taxing the shores
of the washing away
The flood stands high at your doors
of the houses you made

Would you come alive everybody
Would you come alive everyone
Get up out of bed for the sound of the song unsung

Lift up your head
Oh you gate
Lift up your eyes
All you who wait
Daughter and son
Ashes and dust
Come untied from the weight of the age


Lyrics submitted by jdstults

Reckoning Day song meanings
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    General CommentReckoning day! Jesus is coming back and He will be FIERCE! I love the imagery of the lions in the street turning their heads - I think of all the demons among us who won't even know the fury they're about to face.

    I hope that people know about their Savior before this day comes...
    jdstultson August 13, 2009   Link
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    General Comment"The hour's gonna take you apart
    On the reckoning day"

    Should be "I was gonna take your part on the reckoning day" referencing Christ intervening for us.
    jakeowens93on May 17, 2011   Link

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