My Weakness, Your Strength

Abba, wipe away my tears.

There have been so many.

My soul is wounded.

My heart hurts.

I am tired beyond any tired I have ever known.

For this time, for this place

Is what you have been

Raising me for.

I need your strength so

I can stand strong,

Facing the evil one.

Abandoning your purpose

Cannot be done.

Clothe me in your grace.

Help me to live forgiveness

And express your love.

I am sad and I am weary.

I beg for you to plant me as a tree

To bear fruit for you in season.

Empty me until I no longer am.

Hide your word in my heart.

Give me wisdom and

Renew me to continue this fight.

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mollymeadows 4 years ago from The Shire

IC, everyone's been in this place at one time or another. I think I'm there too tonight! Stay strong and God bless. We'll get it through it.


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mismazda 4 years ago from a southern georgia peach

Amen..a beautiful poem to read..as I am too going thru something with my health...oh how we all need the good LORD..voted up..:)


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melbelle 4 years ago from Southern United States

It seems like a lot of people are hurting these days. Times do not seem to get better but often feel like they are getting worse. Hang in there and lean on Him.


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teaches12345 4 years ago

I voted this way up! Love the message and Johnny's song - what a wonderful message! I am crying, but it is because I am so touched. Sharing!


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His princesz 4 years ago

Voted up too! Beautiful poem from a changed heart :)


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lcbenefield 4 years ago from Georgia Author

Molly and mixmazda, May the Lord bless you in the trials you are going through at this time. He loves us and uses the hurts in our lives to make us more like Himself. Thanks for reading and commenting. Mixmazda, thanks for the vote.

Melbelle, Everywhere you look, people are hurting. More and more, we all need the Balm of Gilead. I appreciate you reading and commenting.

Oh, Teaches, thank you for allowing my work to touch you. Actually, for allowing the Spirit to touch you through my words. I appreciate the share.

Hisprincesz, Isn't it amazing that God would change our hearts and make us new creations? Thanks for reading. I appreciate the vote.


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aykianink 4 years ago

Touching. Very nice.


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lcbenefield 4 years ago from Georgia Author

Aykianink, Thanks so much for reading and commenting. Glad you appreciated this. Blessings to you.


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smartprincess 4 years ago from Nairobi, Kenya

This was simply beautiful, you have expressed exactly what I am feeling and my cry to the Lord. Thank you and be blessed.


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lcbenefield 4 years ago from Georgia Author

Smartprincess, Thanks for reading. The Spirit knows what we need as we need it. May the Lord bless you.


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midget38 4 years ago from Singapore

Beautifully expressed. In Him we draw strength......for by ourselves we cannot go on. I vote this up and across.


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lcbenefield 4 years ago from Georgia Author

Midget, I am so glad you stopped by. I am so grateful God lends us His strength. Thanks for the votes.

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