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But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed | Isaiah 53:5

"Holy Lord,
I have sinned times without number,
and been guilty of pride and unbelief,
of failure to find thy mind in thy Word,
of neglect to seek thee in my daily life.
My transgressions and short-comings
present me with a list of accusations,
But I bless thee that they will not stand against me,
for all have been laid on Christ;
Go on to subdue my corruptions,
and grant me grace to live above them.
Let not the passions of the flesh nor the lustings of the mind
bring my spirit into subjection,
but do thou rule over me in liberty and power.
I thank thee that many of my prayers have been refused –
I have asked amiss and do not have,
I have prayed from lusts and have been rejected,
I have longed for Egypt and have been given a wilderness.
Go on with thy patient work,
answering ‘no’ to my wrongful prayers, and fitting me to accept it.
Purge me from every false desire, every base aspiration,
everything contrary to thy rule.
I thank thee for thy wisdom and thy love,
for all the acts of discipline to which I am subject,
for sometimes putting me into the furnace
to refine my gold and remove my dross.

No trial is so hard to bear as a sense of sin.
If thou shouldst give me choice to live in pleasure and keep my sins,
or to have them burnt away with trial,
give me sanctified affliction.
Deliver me from every evil habit, every accretion of former sins,
everything that dims the brightness of thy grace in me,
everything that prevents me taking delight in thee.
Then I shall bless thee, God of Jeshurun, for helping me to be upright."

— Valley of Vision. 

i’ve had an unimaginably horrific afternoon. but God amazingly just works through this agony&frustration.

may I continually rely on Him so give me the ability to not forget His rightful place in my life. 

"God’s mercy is far-reaching. It is deep and wide and for you. Know that He will pursue you in your self-made messes with storms that seem treacherous, but His love will compel you to leap overboard into the sea of your Savior’s arms. And in a prison of merciful guts, He will make you His. He will make you new.
His mercy is that much. Thanks be to God."

— She Reads Truth 

google, you lifesaver. 

"The saved sinner is prostrate in adoration, lost in wonder and praise. He knows repentance is not what we need to do in order to earn forgiveness; it is what we do because we have been forgiven"

— Brennan Manning

"So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s a great balancing act"

— Dr Seuss |  Oh, The Places You’ll Go