He was sitting on the front porch of a half-way house Chainin' cigarettes and drinkin' coffee I was walkin' by on my way home stopped and said, hello, how are ya He looked at me and said, I've seen better days I looked at him and said, there's a better way
Three nails and a cross Equal forgiveness Just like you, I was lost And that's hell to have to live with I've sat on the front porch where you're sittin' now I kept lookin' deep inside 'til I figured out Three nails and a cross equal forgiveness.
She was sittin' on her bed crying crocodiles Sixteen ain't a good age to be pregnant And she thinks mom and dad won't love her anymore Like the boy who swore he always would but doesn't She turns and sees that Bible laying by her bed And she crumbles to her knees as she bows her head
Three nails and a cross Equal forgiveness Lord help me 'cause I'm lost And that's hell to have to live with
I need you more than ever now, without a doubt I've made a big mistake, can you help me out Three nails and a cross equal forgiveness Three nails and a cross equal forgiveness