When we die I bet they'll haul a box into a pile of dirt
Nothing in it but a sack of bones
And stuffy tie and shirt
As loved ones wish we'd get up
And moan this isn't fair
But you and me won't be there

When I die, whatever you might say
Don't say I'm gone
Gone is not the word for someone
Who finally found his way back home

Death, it doesn't scare me
Thinking that you're somewhere on your way
I can't go on pretending
I might never see the day
It's not hard for me to picture
What makes me feel out of place
Hope I'm not afraid when I see you face to face
To some you're like a prison
When they've yet to taste freedom
And maybe you feel bitter
Because Jesus broke your kingdom
Once you were so powerful
And power made you happy
But now you're like a ferry boat
Now you're like a taxi

When I die, whatever you might say
Don't say I'm gone
Gone is not the word for someone
Who finally found his way back home


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    General CommentFrom Josh:

    You're Like A Taxi: It's a song about dying. The work that Jesus accomplished on the cross has stripped death of His dominion and demoted him to little more than a taxi driver taking the deceased from point A to point B. To me, that's a beautiful thing to be celebrated, not an occasion for grief and remorse
    honestlyhanaon November 16, 2010   Link
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    General Commentthis is lyrically one of my favourite songs on the album, my favourite lines are "When I die, whatever you might say, Don't say I'm gone, Gone is not the word for someone who finally found his way back home"
    one of my closest friends just died yesterday and these words have helped so much because i know that even though he left us, he is home where he should be and is better than he has ever been. alot of other showbread songs help too like the Fear of God and Until We Meet Again
    Kylen48on May 08, 2011   Link

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