Lord, Change Me

Repeatedly, I return to my first real prayer. Lord change me. And this is why.

Lord, know my heart. Investigate my life; get all the facts firsthand. I’m an open book to you; even from a distance, you know what I’m thinking.

You know when I leave and when I get back; I’m never out of your sight.

You know everything I’m going to say before I start the first sentence.

I look behind me and you’re there, then up ahead and you’re there, too— your reassuring presence, coming and going. This is too much, too wonderful— I can’t take it all in!

Is there any place I can go to avoid your Spirit; to be out of your sight?

If I climb to the sky, you’re there! If I go underground, you’re there!

If I flew on morning’s wings to the far western horizon. You’d find me in a minute —  you’re already there waiting!

Then I said to myself, “Oh, he even sees me in the dark!  At night I’m immersed in the light!” (Psalm 139:1-12, MSG)

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