Force Behind The Power
Diana Ross Lyrics


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Since the beginning of all life's beginnings
Right at the very dawning of the sun
Any and everyone had cause and reason
For in good all good is done

Now down in every heart there are two forces
One is for the wrong, one's for the right
But never do you have to fear with this as armor
For good always wins the fight

What's that force behind the power that wakes you each day
What's that force behind the power that chases eavil away
What's that force behind the power that puts a smile on your face
It is love, pure love, it is love

In every book of truth it has been written
That we are measured by the things we do
If for the good of all is what you like doing
Then all that good will come to you

That doesn't mean you have to be a rich man
You could be a person living on the street
But if you give but only words to lift someone higher
Then a heart of gold is what you will be

What's that force behind the power that wakes you each day
What's that force behind the power that chases eavil away
What's that force behind the power that puts a smile on your face
It is love, pure love, it is love

What's that force behind the power that makes you willing to share
What's that force behind the power that for a lost soul you're there
What's that force behind the power that's not to busy to care
It is love, pure love, it is love

Not trying to preach about it, but no one can do without it

What's that force behind the power that will lend a hand
What's that force behind the power when others can't yes you can
What's that force behind the power it's greater than any man
It is love, God's love, it is love

What's that force behind the power that tears walls down of hate
What's that force behind the power that is never too late




What's that force behind the power that forever will wait
It is love, God's love, it is love

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of "Force Behind The Power" by Diana Ross highlight the power of love and its ability to overcome any obstacle. The song speaks to the idea that at the core of every person is a force of good and evil, but with love as one's armor, one can be assured that good will always prevail. The lyrics emphasize the importance of doing good for the benefit of all, regardless of one's wealth or status.


The song suggests that love is the force that wakes us up each day, chases away evil, puts a smile on our face, leads us to share, and lends a hand to those in need. It motivates us to tear down walls of hate, be patient and never give up on hope. The chorus reiterates the message that the force behind the power is love, God's love, which is greater than any man's power.


The melody and tone of the song are upbeat, adding to its message of hope and positivity. The lyrics suggest that love is the ultimate power that can change the world, and the song encourages the listener that to give love to others is to experience true happiness.


Line by Line Meaning

Since the beginning of all life's beginnings
Since the very dawn of time


Right at the very dawning of the sun
At the start of each day


Any and everyone had cause and reason
Everyone has a purpose


For in good all good is done
Doing good leads to more good


Now down in every heart there are two forces
Every person has good and evil within them


One is for the wrong, one's for the right
One side leads towards bad, the other towards good


But never do you have to fear with this as armor
You don't need to fear when you have goodness within you


For good always wins the fight
Goodness always triumphs over evil


What's that force behind the power that wakes you each day
What motivates you to wake up each morning


What's that force behind the power that chases evil away
What helps you overcome evil


What's that force behind the power that puts a smile on your face
What brings you joy


It is love, pure love, it is love
Love is the answer


In every book of truth it has been written
In every holy scripture or wise text


That we are measured by the things we do
We are judged by our actions


If for the good of all is what you like doing
If making the world a better place is your goal


Then all that good will come to you
You will be rewarded for your actions


That doesn't mean you have to be a rich man
This is possible for anyone


You could be a person living on the street
Even the most humble person can make a difference


But if you give but only words to lift someone higher
Encouraging others can lead to great things


Then a heart of gold is what you will be
You will be known for your kindness


Not trying to preach about it, but no one can do without it
Love is essential for everyone


What's that force behind the power that will lend a hand
What motivates you to help others


What's that force behind the power when others can't yes you can
What gives you the strength to overcome obstacles


What's that force behind the power it's greater than any man
What is more powerful than any person


It is love, God's love, it is love
It is the love of a higher power


What's that force behind the power that tears walls down of hate
What defeats hatred and bigotry


What's that force behind the power that is never too late
It's not too late to make a positive change


What's that force behind the power that forever will wait
Love is everlasting


It is love, God's love, it is love
Love is eternal




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: STEVIE WONDER

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