How could You walk
When You went down that dusty street?
How could You speak
When all your friends checked out?
How could You love
After the great betrayal?
How could You reach out
When they nailed You down?

(Chorus)
'True as true can be'
That's what they say You are to me
When I'm so fake
Does Your heart ache?
If I had been the one
I would not have been that strong
If I had been the one, yeah
I'd have been long gone

How could you hang on
With Your mama crying?
How could You keep on breathing in and out?
How could You watch
While Your whole world was dying?
Did it all happen
Cause we let You down?

(Chorus)

And all the things we think of as eternal
Would come undone
All I have to say is when I'm praying
Is 'Thank God I'm not the One'


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    General CommentThis song is about comparing the life of Jesus to the life of yourself, and looking at how things would have been if you were in His shoes. We should all get down on our knees and thank God that WE didn't have to go through what Jesus went through FOR us, and for that we should be eternally grateful. This is made even more poignant when we don't even deserve it.
    'True as true can be' that's what they say You are to me... when I'm SO fake. Does Your heart ache?
    This is the most touching song on the album.
    Apprentice_Anakinon April 10, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyes i loved this song, its defenitely about that, he thanks GOD hes not the one because if he was we'd all be damned anyone but Jesus would have failed
    cjron June 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI definitely agree with both of those comments. and this song is truly amazing and touching.
    InToThEaIrWaVeS7-11on July 23, 2007   Link

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