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Ten Seconds With God

While answering the call that day
I saw the second plane
It glided through the cloudless sky
And burst into fiery rain

It rained down fire, rained down dust
It rained down bodies, too
It seemed no matter how we tried
There was nothing we could do

We knew that people trapped above
The hole that ripped the tower
Could never escape, with their lives
Without His awesome power

I prayed that day, a silent prayer
As I stepped inside the lobby
I knew that without His help
We’d only recover bodies

We started up the narrow stairs
While others were heading out
As we passed these scared civilians
Some began to shout…

God bless you, our brave firemen
You’re heroes to us all
But we were merely doing our jobs
Answering the call

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