We live in a world of hurt and disillusionment
and every kind of pain known to man.
The sorrows around us beg for solutions
that mortals promise, but nobody can.
Yet hearts can still sing of one perfect King
who came to redeem what is lost.
And all these years later our only hope continues
to be the transforming work of the cross.
There is nothing as beautiful as a sinner who comes
to Jesus, truly broken by their sin,
As they cast all their hope on the finished work of Christ
and let salvation start a change from within.
The mind of a man sometime’s whispers, “I can”
bring an offering or something to appease.
Yet Christ looks away from prideful, paltry efforts
to the desperate soul down on his knees.
True lasting peace is not an elusive dream
nor is it merely no trouble for the hour.
Rather it is knowing by faith you’re forgiven
by a Savior who possesses that power.
The message of the cross in its pure form from heaven
is still the answer for every age of mankind.
He’s a personal King who restores and redeems
by changing lives one heart at a time.
For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing,
but to us who are being saved, it is the power of God.
1 Corinthians 1:18