The genre-bending Christian music artist Kirk Franklin wrote this song at a time when he was questioning his faith. He told us: "That song came in 2007. I was having a rough year, man. I was going through some things with my family and just a lot of things emotionally, and a lot of disappointments. There were some things happening that were kind of scary, and I was really being faced with my faith: how much do I really believe and what do I really believe?
It was a lot going on, and it was a really, really, really hard time. The first line is, 'I want to believe but I'm having a hard time seeing past what I see right now.' For me, it was all about that first sentence. It's all about what are we saying?" (Here's our full interview with Kirk Franklin