.:: White Ribbon Day ::.

How can it be that God is love?
When blood rolls down upon our land And fathers lose their only son Where is the hope?
Oh God we pray for White Ribbon Day

How can it be that you could love me?
When the blood ran down that wooden cross
Your father gave his only son
You came for peace
You came to die for White Ribbon Day

[Chorus:]
And we pray for peace
To flood our hearts again
Only God can save our nation now
And we long for joy to fill our streets again
Only God can save our nation now

How can it be that God is just?
When flesh is torn from young and old
And children run in bloody fields
Where is the hope?
God we pray for White Ribbon Day

[Chorus]

Hallelujah, Hallelujah Hallelujah for White Ribbon Day

And can it be that you are just
When flesh was torn for young and old?
And here we stand saved by your blood
We'll stand with courage
We'll live and die for White Ribbon Day
Hallelujah, Hallelujah Hallelujah for White Ribbon Day


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    General Commentto me this song is like me talking to a mate. they question as to why "god" allows these things to happen, and simply its freewill, the chorus is an acknowledgment that only god can right these wrongs that man has done. there is hope to be drawn from this song i reckon
    Scottish_micon November 03, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIt's about the situation of violence in Northern Ireland. The people had a quite protest against the violence by wearing white ribbons - much like the AIDS ones - hence White Ribbon Day.
    timbo.hon January 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThese lyrics are really powerful, especially if you know what's gone down in that country. God has such a heart for those people, and I believe we'll see a major outpouring of his spirit there in the years to come, especially right before Jesus comes back.
    kellenwrighton February 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentits the closest song delirious? have come to actually touching on political issues ala. Bono and U2.. which i know is a rather unfair comparison despite the fact that this has been made numerous times... still it has Martin's trademark lyrical edge to it and is pretty solid musically.
    rockingtheplaneton April 14, 2005   Link

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