Tenth Avenue North lead singer Mike Donehey wrote this song with two of the group's producers: Jason Ingram and Phillip LaRue. In our interview with Mike Donehey
, he explained: "That's a song that I wish I was writing for other people, but it really was my own inability to believe I'm forgiven. Right where I fall. And it's been crazy how that song has ministered to different people in different ways - in ways I never would have imagined. But the truth of it is when I screw up, I run away from God. And behind his words, it seems like when I fall it's exactly when I should turn back to him and run to him, not away from him.
In Corinthians Paul said that Christ pleads through us. And so it's sort of like writing a song allowing Christ to plead with me. Zephaniah, an old Hebrew scripture, says that God actually sings over us and stuff. I took that license."