Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Nobody's Savior

The following prayer is based on a true story.

"Dear God, I need you to help this person. He's going in a direction that I don't really like. Maybe it's Your will, but I don't see how. I don't know what's going on inside him. What he's thinking. Lord, it's killing me. I don't know what to do.

"Well, there's nothing I can do. I guess there's nothing that I should do. I'm nobody's savior. I'm Jason. I guess I need to just give it to You.

"Lord, forgive me for my pride and thinking that I could change somebody. I only-

"Wait! What are You doing? I wanted to pray for this guy. I didn't wanna pray for myself! He needs the help, not me. Okay, okay, I need help, too. But this isn't about my pride or my savior complex. This is about him.

"Alright, God, I surrender. I've been prideful. Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a right spirit within me. Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a...."