My Prayer and Plea

November 24, 2011

A Quest For Truth

Dear Lord, you know I try to be
Perfect and righteous just like thee.
My expectations are so high
And yet, my failings do multiply.

Throughout the day I try to stay
Conscious of my thoughts and ways.
As, there are struggles that persist
And I wish I wouldn’t make any slips.

Help that I obey your word
That I’m not a hypocrite, from whom you turn.
Help me shed these tears of grief
While kneeling at your mercy-seat.

This is a battle I cannot win
Alone in my flesh, I’m carnal sin.
With all the good I know I do
Evil exists within this flesh too.

That’s why I need thy precious blood
To cover me in a healing flood.
May your sacrifice not be in vain
Convict my heart with saving grace.

Dear Lord, you know my deepest need
You know the prayer by which I plead.
You know how good I want to be
Perfect and righteous – just like thee.

I’m grateful you’ve never turned from me
When earnestly I’ve come to thee.
And once again the truth I face
I am a sinner – saved by grace.

(Romans 7:13-25)

 

, , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Subscribe & Socialize

FEED YOUR SOUL ~ FOLLOW ME HERE!

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Wrestling With God | Jessie Jeanine - August 25, 2014

    […] often than not, one circumstance after another finds me on my knees in prayer, especially with all of the transitions that have been taking place over the past couple of years. […]

  2. Stretched To The Limit | Jessie Jeanine - March 27, 2014

    […] http://jessiejeanine.com/2011/11/24/my-prayer-and-plea/ […]

  3. Home Alone and The 5 Stages | Jessie Jeanine - December 5, 2013

    […] I know it’s just as important for her to see me be able to be vulnerable and on my knees in prayer, […]

  4. The Compromising Christian « Jessie Jeanine - April 6, 2012

    [...] cannot be one with God if we are knowingly living in sin. Sin separates us from God. He wants even that tiniest piece of [...]

  5. Calling New Believers! « Jessie Jeanine - December 8, 2011

    [...] again or that we should be “perfect” now, because our flesh just won’t let us. We ALL have moments of weakness in the flesh, but that is exactly why we need Jesus and the grace, mercy and [...]

Share Your Thoughts...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,578 other followers

%d bloggers like this: