Truth Be Told by Matthew West


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Brand New by Matthew West

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Truth Be Told
by Matthew West

Album: Brand New


Verse 1
Lie number one: You're supposed to have it all together
And when they ask how you're doing, just smile and tell them "Never better"
Lie number two: Everybody's life is perfect except yours
So keep your messes and your wounds and your secrets safe with you behind closed doors

Pre-Chorus
But truth be told, the truth is rarely told

Chorus
I say, "I'm fine, yeah, I'm fine, oh, I'm fine, hey, I'm fine"
But I'm not, I'm broken
And when it's out of control I say it's under control
But it's not and You know it
I don't know why it's so hard to admit it
When being honest is the only way to fix it
There's no failure, no fall
There's no sin You don't already know
So let the truth be told

Verse 2
There's a sign on the door, says, "Come as you are" but I doubt it
'Cause if we lived like that was true, every Sunday morning pew would be crowded
But didn't You say church should look more like a hospital?
A safe place for the sick, the sinner and the scarred, and the prodigals like me

Pre-Chorus
But truth be told, the truth is rarely told
Oh, am I the only one who says…

Chorus
"I'm fine, yeah, I'm fine, oh, I'm fine, hey, I'm fine"
But I'm not, I'm broken
And when it's out of control I say it's under control
But it's not and You know it
I don't know why it's so hard to admit it
When being honest is the only way to fix it
There's no failure, no fall
There's no sin You don't already know
So let the truth be told

Bridge
Can I really stand here unashamed
Knowing that Your love for me won't change?
Oh God, if that's really true
Then let the truth be told

Chorus
I say, "I'm fine, yeah, I'm fine, oh, I'm fine, hey, I'm fine"
But I'm not, I'm broken
And when it's out of control I say it's under control
But it's not and You know it
I don't know why it's so hard to admit it
When being honest is the only way to fix it
There's no failure, no fall
There's no sin You don't already know
Yeah, I know
There's no failure, no fall
There's no sin You don't already know
So let the truth be told


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- This really speaks to me I need this everyday - guest / Jun 9, 2021

This song is amazing - guest / Mar 20, 2021

- The lyrics touch me due to the reality that it spoken. All of us are broken at times and if we are truthful with ourselves and go to God with our prayers we will find our answers! - guest / Jan 7, 2021

- This is so true!! - guest / Sep 18, 2020


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