When I Hurt
Sometimes I feel such pain and fear
I beg You for relief.
I feel I bear a burden that
Is far beyond belief.
Sometimes I wonder if You’ll heal
My aching body’s pain.
For I can’t seem to do Your work
While pain and weakness reign.
I read Your Word, Your promises
To heal me by Your stripes.
And when the healing doesn’t come
I give complaints and gripes.
But Lord, please help me trust in You
And know that You know best,
And even in my hardest pain
Please help me to feel blessed.
Your thoughts are not the thoughts of men;
Your ways are not our ways.
Remind me of Your blessings as
I hobble through my days.
Please keep my eyes off of myself
And always on Your Son.
No matter how I feel, I’ll say,
“My Lord, Thy will be done.”
(c)2014 Denise McKenney
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Great! The last four words are the ones that I need to remember most!
The most important words of all.