|Yahweh by U2|
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"Yahweh" is a song by U2 that speaks about a Christian's desire for God to make him a person of purpose, peace, gentleness, purity and love. The word Yahweh is an English transliteration of the ancient Hebrew name for God.
The song is the eleventh and final track from U2's album How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb.
|Yahweh - U2|
Take these shoes Click clacking down some dead end street Take these shoes And make them fit Take this shirt Polyester white trash made in nowhere Take this shirt And make it clean, clean Take this soul Stranded in some skin and bones Take this soul And make it sing Yahweh, Yahweh Always pain before a child is born Yahweh, Yahweh Still I'm waiting for the dawn Take these hands Teach them what to carry Take these hands Don't make a fist no Take this mouth So quick to criticise Take this mouth Give it a kiss Yahweh, Yahweh Always pain before a child is born Yahweh, Yahweh Still I'm waiting for the dawn Still waiting for the dawn, the sun is coming up The sun is coming up on the ocean His love is like a drop in the ocean His love is like a drop in the ocean Yahweh, Yahweh Always pain before a child is born Yahweh, tell me now Why the dark before the dawn? Take this city A city should be shining on a hill Take this city If it be your will What no man can own, no man can take Take this heart Take this heart Take this heart And make it pray
Anonymous post on a internet music site
- Yahweh is a desperate prayer for salvation. Maybe not the way we are taught to pray in church, but a prayer none the less.