Sunday in the student ministries we listened to a song by Mat Kearney. I think you can read the lyrics on several levels, but we listened to it as a challenge--to see if we were really willing to give it all for Christ and for our friends (serving them) and take a "bullet" for them (dying to self//or maybe literally dying). Anyways, here's the words. You can listen to the track on iTunes.
Yesterday I was sitting recalling reminiscing Trying to remember whenever there was nobody listening Before the hugging and the kissing, the booing and the hissing All I had was just a vision, all I had was my ambition Your love without condition kept me swinging when I'm missing My eyes upon the prize kept me striving for the mission
When I was down for the count, falling out of the commission I can hear your voice now screaming out, 'son, listen' Get on up, don't give up, though you struck opposition Time to buck all that stuff, find out what's your condition Like a pull in my soul, like keys in my ignition Call you all my commission, my love and my vision and
[bridge] It doesn't matter if they call me wrong Doesn't matter if they steal my song Doesn't matter if we're all alone It doesn't matter at all
[chorus] 'Cause I would take a bullet for you I would take a bullet for you I would cross any line, I'd swim across the sea I would take a bullet for you I would take a bullet for you I would lost it all, take my fall To show you it's for real
Remember when we used to flow together back in the park You would slang guitar licks under stars in the dark You'd say let's grow together as this world falls aprat I was holding on to hope but hardly holding a spark
All the rhymes that I wrote you'd call dope for the start I'd be like a pure note, like a quote on the mark You'ld go to every show and promote from the start From the beginning we've been building much more than this art
Remember bearing scars in your car to impart your heart You cared enough to call my bluff through the junk from the start That's why you're holding onto half of my heart You've been there through the times, through the nights that were dark and