Her parents never took the young girl to church
Never spoke of his name never read her his word
Two non believers walking lost in this world
Took their baby with them what a sad little girl
Her daddy drank all day and mommy did drugs
Never wanted to play or give kisses and hugs
She'd watched the TV and sit there on the couch
While her mom fell asleep and her daddy went out
And the drinking and the fighting
Just got worse every night
Behind their couch she'd be hiding
Oh what a sad little life

And like it always does the bad just got worse
With every slap and every curse
Until her daddy in a drunk rage one night
Used a gun on her mom and then took his life
And some people from the city took the girl far away
To a new Mom and a new Dad
Kisses and hugs every day!

Her first day at Sunday school
The teacher walked in
And a small little girl stared at a picture of him
She said I know that man
There on that cross I don't know his name
But I know he got off
'Cause he was there in my old house
Held me close to his side
As I hid there behind our couch the night my parents died

Lyrics submitted by Mr. No Name

The Little Girl Lyrics as written by Harley Allen

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    The situation portrayed in this song is devastating, but I had to delete it from my iPod because I can't stand the way it portrays atheists. My parents are atheists and they're the best parents I could wish for. It's a sad, fearmongering stereotype.
    emilysingsomethingsweeton September 16, 2010   Link
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    i dont understand how there arent more comments on this song!! but yes, i agree with you thezigg it is pretty obvious and she knew Jesus before hearing a word about him... i love it!! Beautiful song
    lilcutie8806on December 01, 2007   Link
  • +1
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    This song just makes my eyes turn cloudy. One of the most beautiful song I know.
    bear_hug20on December 01, 2008   Link
  • +1
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    I completely agree. This is a song I can relate to. Well, not me per say but one of my friends was in a situation disturbingly close to this. "shiver" a lovely piece of art.
    braileknoweron April 24, 2009   Link
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    General Comment
    Obvious meaning here I think. Christ was with her holding her tight when she saw her parents die.
    theziggon July 20, 2007   Link
  • -1
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    Hmm, another song about me. Why am I not seeing any money from this?
    TheJesuson March 17, 2008   Link

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