Martyrs and Thieves

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Jennifer Lynn Knapp (born April 12, 1974 in Chanute, Kansas) is an American-Australianfolk rock, and formerly contemporary Christian musician. She is best known for her first single "Undo Me" from her debut album Kansas (1998), and the song "A Little More" from her Grammy Award-nominated album Lay It Down (2000). The Way I Am (2001), was also nominated for a Grammy. In total, the three albums have sold approximately 1 million copies. After taking a 7-year hiatus, Knapp announced in September 2009 that she was returning to music. On May 11, 2010 she released her newest album Letting Go with the single "Dive In". The album debuted at No. 73 on the Billboard Hot 200 chart. more »


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1998
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There's a place in the darkness I use to cling to. 
That presses harsh hope against time. 
In the absence of martyrs there's a presence of thieves. 
who only want to rob you blind. 

They steal away any sense of peace  tho I'm a king. 
I'm a king on my knees. And I know they are wrong when they say 
I am strong. As the darkness covers me. 
So I turn on the light and reveal all the glory  I am not afraid. 
To bear all my weakness, knowing in meekness, I have a kingdom to gain. 

Where there is peace and Love in the Light in the Light, I am not afraid. 
To let your light shine bright in my life In my life. 
There are ghosts from my past who have owned more of my soul. 
Than I thought I had given away. They linger in closets and under my bed. 

And in pictures less proudly dis-played. A great fool in my Life I have been. 
Have squandered til pallid and thin. Hung my head in shame and refused to take blame. 
From darkness I know I've let win. Can you hear me? 
Can you hear me?

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Written by: JENNIFER LYNN KNAPP

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