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The Art of Forgiveness GOD MAY FORGIVE YOU (BUT I WON T) Iris DeMent

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You say that youre born again cleansed of your former sins You want me to say I forgive and forget But you've done too much to me Dont you be touching me, go back and touch all those women youve made Chorus: cause God may forgive you, but I wont Yes, Jesus loves you, but I dont They dont have to live with you and neither do I You say that youre born again, well so am I God may forgive you, but I wont and I wont even try Well, the kids had to cry for you I had to try to do things that the Dad should do since youve been gone Well, you really let us down You may be Heaven bound but youve left one hell of a mess here at home Chorus: cause God may forgive you, but I wont Yes, Jesus loves you, but I dont They dont have to live with you and neither do I You say that youre born again, well so am I God may forgive you, but I wont and I wont even try and I wont even try

God May Forgive You (But I Wont) Harlan Howard/Bobby Braddock, Copyright Tree Publishing Co. (BMI) [b-side to the Our Town CD single]