When I was young,
The smallest trick of light,
Could catch my eye,
Then life was new
And every new day,
I thought that I could fly.

I believed in what I hoped for,
And I hoped in things unseen,
I had wings and dreams could soar,
I just don't feel like flying anymore.

When the stars threw down their spears,
Watered Heaven with their tears,
Before words were spoken,
Before eternity.

Dear Father,
I need you,
Your strength my heart to mend.
I want to fly higher,
Every new day again.

When I was small,
The furthest I could reach,
Was not so high, then I,
Thought the world was so much smaller,
Feeling I could fly.

Through distant deeps and skies,
Behind infinity,
Below the face of Heaven,
He stoops to create me.

Man versus himself.
Man versus machine.
Man versus the world.
Mankind versus me.
The struggles go on,
The wisdom I lack,
The burdens keep piling
Up on my back.
So hard to breathe,
To take the next step.
The mountain is high,
I wait in the depths.
Yearning for grace,
And hoping for peace.
Dear God...increase.

Healing hands
Of God have mercy on our unclean souls once again.
Jesus Christ,
Light of the world burning bright
Within our hearts forever.
Freedom means love without condition,
Without a beginning or an end.
Here’s my heart,
let it be forever Yours,
only you can make
every new day seem so new.

Lyrics submitted by ThreeMilesDown, edited by zehnra

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    General CommentHear the live version from the End Is Here album, the very last track will remain in my heart while you are still alive..

    That's was the most solemn and powerful "Amazing Grace" and "Silent Night" I ever heard in entire life.

    God Bless FIF, where ever they are right now, U want them to know how much they touched my life in the time I needed it the most...I'm so happy I was given the chance to listen to their song, by GOD's GLORY it happened.

    I wish I was also there when they were performing it.

    I love them, I Love GOD!
    bear_hug20on June 17, 2008   Link
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    General CommentFIF is my favorite band in the entire universe! This song is my absolute favorite song by them and favorite song of all time.

    This song represents growing up. Things as a child are so easy and you feel as if you could fly or do anything your heart desires. When you begin to grow up and as you mature, life presents more difficulty, burdens, and stress. Through those difficulties, nothing can help you except for God. He can make you feel like you can do anything, like when you were a child. He can make "every new day feel so new."

    Hearing this song played live by FIF was the most spiritual experience that I've ever had. Seriously.
    PinkMegon October 12, 2002   Link
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    General Commentbear_hug20 on 06-17-2008 @ 02:36:51 AM

    Snipeon August 27, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentbtw, we just looked at the poem The Tyger by William Blake in school today and I was surprised to see that some of the words were the same or similar to some words in this song.

    Line 5 of the poem, "In what distant deeps or skies", matches FIF's line: "Through distant deeps and skies, behind infinity, below the face of Heaven, he stoops to create me."

    And lines 17 and 18, "When the stars threw down their spears,/And watered heaven with their tears," match the same words in this song.

    Just thought I'd point it out. But it's a great song, imo. :)
    imkingdavidon January 20, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song represents life to me. It says to me a life even if it seems unsavable can be saved by the power of God. Its a beautiful song.
    RevolutionRunneron April 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis has to be one of the most meaningful songs that i listen too. FIF is aweseme... especially with this great song
    JayZ03on April 24, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is my favorite five iron song and one of my all time favorite songs. in my opinion it's the best and most in depth song five iron has ever done. it's a beautiful song that really touches me every time i listen to it
    MrSkaPunkon May 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentto me...this song really just seems like life. it's deep. and i love listening to it. it's just...i dunno what i am trying to say here, nm. it's an amazing song, but it's also upbeat and everything so it makes it easy to listen to. it's something i put on when i am sad or not satisfied with something.
    flutmuttobsteron May 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is an amazing song..FIF writes the best ska songs..this is one of their serious songs
    Ataris gurl1233on May 31, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI see it as being about how God is easy to accept when you're a child, when you even believe you can fly if you tried enough. Every spark of light is amazing and new... as you get older, problems pile upon you and God is harder to accept. This is a call for God to help him be that child again, see every day as new... and feel like he can soar once again.
    Fypaston June 11, 2002   Link

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