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August Alsina – Deliver Us Lyrics

Lord, deliver us
Oh, deliver us
Lord, deliver us
Oh

Give me the strength when I don’t know what else to do
Show me the way whenever I’m confused (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Keep me straight when I refuse
Be a light so I won’t ever lose you (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
I came up in Hell
Where you can lose your life and no one’ll tell (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Everybody for themselves
Only way to escape it is buy it or sell (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Had to get out on my own (Lord, deliver us)
Leave the only place I’ve known (Oh, deliver us, yeah, yeah, yeah)
That was my home, but I felt like I didn’t belong (Lord, deliver us)
So in a flash, I was gone, on my way-ay-ay (Oh, deliver us)
People told me stay away-ay-ay (Lord, deliver us)
So I did what it takes (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Had to figure out, I made some mistakes (Lord, deliver us)
Can’t remember how I beat all them cases
I kept on chasin’
After my journey (After my journey)
I was chasin’ a check, I was chasin’ respect (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Tryna provide for the team (Team)
Who would chase me away, told me stay out them streets (Lord, deliver us)
So I stayed on the beat, I was focused
I was grinding ’til somebody noticed (Lord, deliver us)
And I wasn’t the richest, but damn sure wasn’t the brokest

I remember nights prayin’ to deliver us
Waitin’ for You to deliver us (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Heard the preacher say You would deliver us
Figured You were forgettin’ us (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Heard my mama prayin’ to deliver us
Waitin’ for You to deliver us (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Heard the preacher say You would deliver us
Figured You were forgettin’ us (Yeah, yeah, yeah)

Had to fend for ourself in the jungle
Shoot at anything that’s gon’ confront you (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Keep your toes planted, never runnin’
Fight for what’s yours, don’t let no one take it from you (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
That’s the only way we know
Whoever comes against, he gon’ get this smoke (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Told you once and that’s my word
From Louisiana, know you heard they don’t play around here
Crazy niggas askin’ where you from if you don’t stay ’round here (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
If you visit, better stay on Bourbon, they don’t play out here (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
I had to lose some real niggas out here (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Only way I made it out here
God had to keep some real ones around (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
And they held me down (Deliver us)
Yeah (Oh, deliver us, yeah, yeah, yeah)
That’s why I hold them down (Deliver us, oh)

I remember nights prayin’ to deliver us
Waitin’ for You to deliver us (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Heard the preacher say You would deliver us
Figured You were forgettin’ us (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Heard my mama prayin’ to deliver us
Waitin’ for You to deliver us (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Heard the preacher say You would deliver us
Figured You were forgettin’ us (Yeah, yeah, yeah)

Lord, deliver us
Oh, deliver us (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Lord, deliver us
Oh, deliver us (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Lord, deliver us
Oh, deliver us (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Lord, deliver us
Oh, deliver us (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Lord, deliver us
Oh, deliver us
Lord, deliver us
Oh, deliver us

Our Father, who art in Heaven
Hallowed be thy name, oh
You created the creatives
And you know everything that we need
God give us peace, woo, God give us peace
And give us strength for the journey
Refresh our minds and restore our time
For death is chasing us, but we want life
And they get into our minds
Lord, please keep our minds
For we know that everything that lives starts in our minds
So please, hear our plea
Overwhelm everything that’s overwhelming me
Heal your children, Father
Hear your children, Father
Won’t You heal your people?
Heal your people (People)

Lord, deliver us
Oh, deliver us
Lord, deliver us
Oh, deliver us
Lord, deliver us
Oh, deliver us
Lord, deliver us
Oh, deliver us