Lord, I come to you today asking for your strength. I am tired. I am overwhelmed by the weariness and hopelessness. This is the hardest road that I've ever had to walk. It's so hard to ignore the lies of the enemy. Lies that I am not worthy of your love. Lies that you have left me to handle this trial alone.
The enemy is trying to convince me that I'm a failure because I didn't give enough, love deep enough or forgive quick enough. There is an ongoing battle as I try to take every thought captive.
Sometimes I feel like I can't go on. I fear that without Your strength I will not be able to withstand one more attack. I need you to be my defense. There are things going on around me that I do not understand. These things make me feel weak and afraid.
I know that You didn't bring me to this wilderness to just leave me alone but I don't see the way out. I need Your Spirit to guide me and show me the way. I need Your wisdom and discernment to make the decisions that will bring You glory. I don't want to give in to the temptation to react in anger. Help me keep my troubled heart set on You.
You have promised that "If I should say that my foot is slipping, Your unfailing love, O Lord, will hold me up" (Psalm 94:18) Even in the midst of this chaos, I know that You are Lord. I know that this situation is in Your control. You know what tomorrow brings and I trust in You.
You are my strength and comfort
You are my steady hand
You are my firm foundation
The rock on which I stand
Your ways are always higher
Your plans are always good
There's not a place where I'll go
You've not already stood
I will trust in You
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