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Careless, I am reckless
I'm a wrong-way-travelin'-slowly-unraveling shell of a man
Burnt out, I'm so numb now
That the fire's just an ember way down in the corner of my cold, cold heart

Lord, this time I'll make it right, here at the altar I lay my life
Your kingdom come but my will was done, my heart is broken as I...

Cry, like so many times before
But my eyes are dry before I leave the floor, oh Lord
I try but this time, Jesus, how can I be sure I will not lose my follow through
Between the altar and the door

Here at the altar, oh my world so black and white
How could I ever falter
What You've shown me to be right

I'm trying so hard to stop trying so hard
Just let You be who You are
Lord, who You are in me
Jesus, I'm trying so hard to stop trying so hard
Just let You be who You are
Lord, who You are in me

Oh Lord, I

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  • U
    UnregisteredJan 12, 2012 at 10:18 pm
    This song makes me understand myself as a believer, many times i try so hard 2 b perfect nd in so doin i miss way. Lord pls b who u re in me nd dis time let it b right so dt i wud nt loose my follow thru btw d altar and the door
  • U
    UnregisteredJan 3, 2012 at 1:24 am
    I feel like this song is explained the best in the line " jesus, i'm trying so hard to stop tying so hard, just let you be who you are lord, who you are in me "

    We get so caught up in "trying to be good " that we basicly negate the true meaning behind our salvation . Our good works even after we are saved are like "filthy rags! "
  • U
    UnregisteredNov 17, 2011 at 7:17 am
    This song reminds me of the fact that god's love for me is higher,deeper and wider than i can ever imagine. It reminds me of his faithfulness that never ends(even in my unfaithfulness), his mercy for me that is renewed every morning. It reminds me that god is love and that he is the perfect example of a father to me.
  • c
    ChildofJesus_14May 12, 2010 at 8:34 am
    what a wonderful song from casting crowns...
    i can really relate to this song because sometimes we are weak to fight the spiritual battle even though we are SAVED already, sometimes we commit sin cause we are still in the flesh... but every time i made mistakes i really feel conscience after that... and then i will confess it to God and ask forgiveness... but there will always be the "whip" of God to teach us a lesson... and make us not to do that again...
    Even if how big is our sin, God will never leave us... we are always be saved
    just like the casting crowns... i will not lose my follow through between the altar and the door
    Praise be to God Almighty!!! I'm always be His child!

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