A thousand bloody hand prints stain the walls of
A stranger hides in dreams denied, awaiting his
I've seen this picture before.
I never thought that we would end up here,
When fascism comes as an angel of light
Its license parading as Tyranny drives forth its son.

The son of morning dominating fears, afflicting fallen
His body highly organized; it's coming into prominence
To bear its ominous warnings.
It's in your blood to comprehend it's origin,
For those who refuse to remember the past are
Condemned to repeat it,
The first and the last, Dust to Dust ...

History is His Story
And life is laughing at its peril.

Building towers that come fourth in men
Shifting powers consuming us within,
The will puzzle the apostles till the end.

Enter into the silence, into the dying life of America,
The brave, the slave, the grave.

The shattered pigs dying as primitive savages,
Eating their flesh, they will lie rotting in dirt,
While a stranger among you has challenged the
Of inhuman existence and alien forces.
The birth of the black prince is setting the stage
In its thriving dissension, exalting his rank,
And the innocent man will fall victim to hands in the
Trial of Truth
And its twisted reversal.
The union of factions bleeds shock to the system,
For civilization had ended today,
The transitional nature of acts and society climb in its
While its face re-creates until your god is dead.
Enlighten me with your pale statues, face of inhibition,
Until your reign has ended, frighten me with your
Stale - taste - tongue of inquisition.

In your eyes I will come forth in men with no justice,
No order to defend, and the stone will be cast again ...

Enter into the fire, into the bloody gates of America,
The great, the fate, the late.

Lyrics submitted by RevelationTravis

American Babylon song meanings
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    General CommentThis song says so much about America. I really love this song and the truth it conveys. I am an American citizen and I wouldn't trade that for anything, but America has lots of problems and we are falling away from God. This is leading to more than I (and probably we) can comprehend. "When fascism comes as and angel of light." Oh and by the way, this album - Saviour Machine II - was released in 1994 and has nothing to do with September 11th. It's just prophecy unfolding.
    RevelationTravison September 09, 2002   Link
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    My Interpretation"And he cried with a mighty voice, saying, Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great, and is become a habitation of demons, and a hold of every unclean spirit, and a hold of every unclean and hateful bird. For by the wine of the wrath of her fornication all the nations are fallen; and the kings of the earth committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth waxed rich by the power of her wantonness." (Rv. 18:2, 3)

    "And the kings of the earth, who committed fornication and lived wantonly with her, shall weep and wail over her, when they look upon the smoke of her burning, standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city! for in one hour is thy judgment come. And the merchants of the earth weep and mourn over her, for no man buyeth their merchandise any more;" (Rv. 18:9-11)

    This song is a requiem to America; the apocalyptic Babylon in Eric Clayton's belief. It speaks about the tyrannic reign of the Antichrist over the country, the persecution of the tribulation saints and the death of the once great nation.
    IntoTheNarrowGateon February 23, 2010   Link

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