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​Come Clean

This song is by Out Of The Grey and appears on the album (See Inside) (1997).

When the best of my intentions
Won't reach for their potential
And the language of love
Hesitates to leave my tongue
I tire of trying to translate
What I am to what should be
No, the inside of this stained-glass cup
Never really does seem to come clean

So I stake out my pretenses
And keep washing white these fences
But the colors underneath them
Keep showing through again
I tire of trying to translate
What I know to what I do
Won't You scrub this dusty window Lord
Let Your light get through

When I come to You, I come clean
Can't pretend to any good in me
Wash me in Your love, I come clean

So you cover me with Jesus
And You see me just like He is
And I am confident to tremble in
Your presence once again

When I come to You, I come clean
Can't pretend to any good in me
Wash me in Your blood, I come clean