There's a song that's inside of my soul
It's the one that I've tried to write over and over again
I'm awake in the infinate cold
But You sing to me over and over again

So I lay my head back down
And I lift my hands
And pray to be only Yours
I pray to be only Yours
I know now You're my only hope

Sing to me of the song of the stars
Of Your galaxy dancing and laughing and laughing again
When it feels like my dreams are so far
Sing to me of the plans that You have for me over again

And I lay my head back down
And I lift my hands
And pray to be only Yours
I pray to be only Yours
I know now You're my only hope

I give You my apathy
I'm giving You all of me
I want Your symphony
Singing in all that I am
At the top of my lungs I'm giving it back

And I lay my head back down
And I lift my hands
And pray to be only Yours
I pray to be only Yours
I pray to be only Yours
I know now You're my only hope


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  • +2
    General Commentthe lyrics are beautiful...they're saying that God's your only hope....ummm.....my interpretation...but nonetheless, it's an awesome song...churches all over the world should sing this!
    reikirikaon May 31, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is lyricaly and dynamicaly (vocals and instrumantals) stunning. It is one of the best songs I have ever heard! I'm usually a punk/emo/alternative guy but this is my new favorite song, both versions (this and Mand Moore's version) can never be played too many times. Switchfoot, being a Christian band, obviously wrote this song for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, which only makes the song better. I'd personally like to thank Switchfoot for writing such an inspirational and spiritual song. This is truly a masterpiece.
    infatuatedon August 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWell, being a Christian, I see this song in a Christian context, and it is truly beautiful to me. (I personally prefer the Switchfoot version to Mandy Moore's, but that's probably just my bias.) jesusmyheartadoresu, I agree. God is the real world. He's the one that controls relationships, love, and every single person we run into in life.

    Music is one of those things that wows me, mostly because it's transcendent- anyone, anywhere can enjoy it. To me, the true power of a song is more in the listener than the musician. I could keep going on this topic, but I guess I'm rambling as usual...
    pyrohearton August 15, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthe first time i heard this song it really hit my heart. it's a pretty powerful song.
    Can'tEditMeon January 26, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSwitchfoot's songs, especially only hope and let that be enough have meant so much to me. God is really using them.
    mattlikescheeseon February 25, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is so beautiful, I cried the first time I heard it. I'm not even Christian, but I understand the power and beauty of this song. It's one of my favorites.
    ClockBlinkingEightson August 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti really love this song...it's so powerful and emotional. It's beautiful. it means a lot to me right now...i don't really know why...but the song is just amazing
    punkiedoh182on January 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCorrect me if I'm wrong, but isn't this a Mandy Moore song?
    BEABEAon February 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentno it's not!!!! its a switchfoot song! why do u think it is under switchfoot? she sang the song in walk to remember, but it is certainly not her song! i love switchfoot they are so good!
    lukekaz11on February 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentSwitchfoot's songs, especially only hope and let that be enough have meant so much to me. God is really using them.
    mattlikescheeseon February 25, 2002   Link

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