I come to you hungry and tired

You give me food let me sleep

I come to you weak

You give me strength and that's deep

Called me a sheep

And lead me to green pastures

Only askin' that I keep the focus

In between the chapters

You give me the word

And only axe that I interprete

And give me the eyes

If I may recognize the serpent

You know I ain't perfect

But you'd like me to try

Unlike the devil who just wants me to lie

'Til I die

Lord why is it that

I go through so much pain?

All I saw was black

All I felt was rain

I come to you because it's you who knows

Showed me dat everything was black

Because my eyes were closed

You gave me the light

And let me bask in your glory

So it was only right that

When you ax for this story

Put it together

To do our dogs some good

Our dogs being

Brothers and sisters of the hood

Plenty of times you should help my way

But I hid

And I remember once you held me close

But I slid

It was somethin' that

I just had to see

That you wanted me to see

So I could be what you wanted me to be

And I think I've seen it

''cause I don't feel the same

Matter fact I know I've seen it

I can feel the change

It's strange

But it's got me beatin' down your door

But I've never known love like this before

It's a wonderful feelin'

To get away from the pain

And up under the ceiling

I get away from the rain

And the strain that I feel when I'm here

Is gone

I know real, so I wipe away the tear

It's on

And I almost lost faith when you

Took my man

Monte, Paso, Jay's brother Dan

And I fear that what I'm sayin'

Won't be heard until I'm gone

But it's all good

''cause I really didn't expect to live long

So if it takes for me to suffer

For my brother to see the light

Give me pain 'til I die

But please Lord, treat him right

Written by Simmons, Earl
Published by Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group, EMI Music Publishing

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