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What Matters More February 14, 2011





Derek Webb, of Caedmon’s Call,
takes a decidedly Christ-like stand.





From the album:
Stockholm Syndrome

What Matters More, by Derek Webb


You say you always treat people like you like to be
I guess you love being hated for your sexuality
You love when people put words in your mouth
‘Bout what you believe, make you sound like a freak

‘Cause if you really believe what you say you believe
You wouldn’t be so damn reckless with the words you speak
Wouldn’t silently consent when the liars speak
Denyin’ all the dyin’ of the remedy

Tell me, brother, what matters more to you?
Tell me, sister, what matters more to you?

If I can tell what’s in your heart by what comes out of your mouth
Then it sure looks to me like being straight is all it’s about
It looks like being hated for all the wrong things
Like chasin’ the wind while the pendulum swings

‘Cause we can talk and debate until we’re blue in the face
About the language and tradition that he’s comin’ to save
Meanwhile we sit just like we don’t give a shit
About 50,000 people who are dyin’ today

Tell me, brother, what matters more to you?
Tell me, sister, what matters more to you?

 

3 Responses to “What Matters More”

  1. Joe Says:

    I got to see Derek back in November. He came through town with his wife, Robby Seah and Donald Miller on the “Love tells the Story” tour. A good time was had by all.


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