Doubting Thomas Lyrics

Nickel Creek


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Chris Thile
album: Track 11 in album Why Should the Fire Die?
release date: 2005-8-9
popularity : 5 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Bluegrass
length: 3:20

Cover Art

Nickel Creek Why Should the Fire Die? cover art
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What will be left when I've drawn my last breath
Besides the folks I've met and the folks who know me
Will I discover a soul saving love or
Just the dirt above and below me?

I'm a doubting Thomas
I took a promise
I do not feel safe
O' me of little faith

Sometimes I pray for a slap in the face
Then I beg to be spared cause I'm a coward
If there's a master of death I bet he's holding his breath
Cause I show the blind and tell the deaf
About his power

I'm a doubting Thomas
I can't keep my promises
Cause I don't know what's safe
O' me of little faith

Can I be used to help others find truth
When I'm scared that I'll find proof that it's a lie
Can I be led down a trail dropping bread crumbs
To prove I'm not ready to die

Please give me time to decipher the signs
Please forgive me for time that I've wasted

I'm a doubting Thomas
I'll take your promise
Though I know nothing's safe
O' me of little faith
O' me of little faith


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 When in Rome
  • 2 Somebody More Like You
  • 3 Jealous of the Moon
  • 4 Scotch & Chocolate
  • 5 Can't Complain
  • 6 Tomorrow is a Long Time
  • 7 Eveline
  • 8 Stumptown
  • 9 Anthony
  • 10 Best of Luck
  • 11 Doubting Thomas
  • 12 First and Last Waltz
  • 13 Helena
  • 14 Why Should the Fire Die?