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The man in god

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The man in god

The walls that house the faithful are destroyed and clothed in flames

in these sectarian disputes over validity of claims 

The journey of a soul hijacked by the mentality of the herd,

a million petty voices being mistaken for the Word 

 

The fallacy of translation born for a message meant for one, 

the word of god so tainted when spoken through human tongue 

Placing their own faces on their image of the lord,

forgiveness turned to fire, and the book into the sword  

 

Gilding what is precious brings the thieves into your house, 

bringing lip service to devotion, the empty words of an unfaithful spouse

Lusting for the power that your station should condemn,

subverting brotherhood to nothing more than the clash of us and them 

 

The problems not the faith that carries, but the shoes with which it’s shod,

and the problems not the god in man, it’s the man that’s found in god 

 

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