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A CALL TO PRAYER
A.J Merrifield / Chris Chirco / Stacy Pearsall / Jay Clementi

They call it a call to prayer
Five AM I'm lying there
It echoes loud through a foreign land
In a language I don't understand
Those speakers preaching bout their lord was like nails on a chalkboard
To this American boy missing home, kept reminding me just how far I'm gone

God is good God is great
I think that's what they say
One thing’s for sure about this place
It will make, or it’ll break your faith
Your faith

Well Upchurch was good as gold
He had a lion’s heart and a giving soul
I told him for patrol one day
I had a stogy with his name
And we'd light one up when we got back, but we never got the chance for that
He went down and when I heard, I knelt down in that dusty, empty plywood church

God is good God is great
I think that's what they say
One thing’s for sure about this place
It will make or it’ll break
Your faith

There’s not much out here to lean on
You’re surrounded by all this hate
And that's why you need your brothers
And that's why you need your faith

God is good God is great
I think that's what they say
One thing’s for sure about this place
It will make and it’ll break
Your faith

Sometimes I wonder who He's really listening to
Is it us or is it them, or does it even matter in the end

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from SW​:​S Retreat - April 26​-​28, 2013, released June 21, 2013
SongwritingWith:Soldiers Music / Warner Chappell (ASCAP)

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