I’m drowning, Lord. I can’t hold on. Please save me. Please save my loved ones. Please, Lord. I’m drowning. Please save me and save them! The waves of problems tsunami my soul. I can’t take another hurt, heartache, or tragedy. I’m drowning, Lord. Please save.
Show me how to live and how to love in the midst of a world that destroys life and doesn’t love. Show me how to stand when I’m too weak to stand. Show me how to fight against evil but not be overcome by evil. Show me how to love with your love before my love grows cold from the heat of the battles.
My desperate prayers pound on heaven’s door, my soul cries out for You to save those I love and rescue those who need You. Please rescue them. Comfort those who mourn and grieve, heal those who are sick, open eyes blinded by sin, open hearts that have grown hard, reveal Yourself, Lord. Reveal Yourself to those who have wandered away from You. Reveal Your love. Destroy the lies of Satan. Restore, redeem, and create good from what the enemy meant for evil.
The storms hit hard, the waves break over my soul. Lord, save. I’m going to drown! I am sick at heart. How long, O Lord, until you restore me? Return, O Lord, and rescue me. Save me because of your unfailing love. I come to you for protection, O Lord my God. Save me from my persecutors—rescue me! Show me your unfailing love in wonderful ways. By your mighty power you rescue those who seek refuge from their enemies.
Jesus responds, “Why are you afraid? You have so little faith!” Then He got up and rebuked the wind and waves, and suddenly there was a great calm.” God’s truth rushes to rescue and grant grace that breathes into my drowning soul. His love casts out my fear. His truth speaks, “peace be still. Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.”
His lovingkindness ceases my striving, He lets me rest in His love. He leads me beside still waters and restores my soul. I will not be afraid for You, God are with me. Thank You for rescuing and catching me in Your strong arms. Thank You for Your protection and comfort, Father. Thank You that You love those I love even more than I can imagine. Thank You that Your strong arm is mighty to save. Thank You that nothing is impossible for You and nothing is too hard for You. Thank You, Father. Thank You.
God caught me “reached all the way from sky to sea; he pulled me out of that ocean of hate, that enemy chaos, the void in which I was drowning. They hit me when I was down, but God stuck by me. He stood me up on a wide-open field; I stood there saved—surprised to be loved! For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs.” ~ Psalm 18:16-19 (MSG), Zephaniah 3:17 (NLT)
“The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. He lets me rest in green meadows; He leads me beside peaceful streams. He renews my strength. He guides me along right paths, bringing honor to His name. Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for You are close beside me. =Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me. You prepare a feast for me in the presence of my enemies. You honor me by anointing my head with oil. My cup overflows with blessings. Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will live in the house of the Lord forever.” ~ Psalm 23 (NLT)
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