Are You Sad or Lonely?
O Lord, don’t rebuke me in your anger or
discipline me in your rage!
Your arrows have struck deep, and your blows are
Because of your anger, my whole body is sick; my
health is broken because of my sins.
My guilt overwhelms me—it is a burden too heavy
My wounds fester and stink because of my foolish
I am bent over and racked with pain. All day long I
walk around filled with grief.
A raging fever burns within me, and my health is
I am exhausted and completely crushed. My groans
come from an anguished heart.
You know what I long for, Lord; you hear my every
My heart beats wildly, my strength fails, and I am
My loved ones and friends stay away, fearing my
disease. Even my own family stands at a distance.
Meanwhile, my enemies lay traps to kill me. Those
who wish me harm make plans to ruin me. All day long they plan their
But I am deaf to all their threats. I am silent
before them as one who cannot speak.
I choose to hear nothing, and I make no reply.
For I am waiting for you, O Lord. You must answer
for me, O Lord my God.
I prayed, “Don’t let my enemies gloat over me
or rejoice at my downfall.”
I am on the verge of collapse, facing constant
But I confess my sins; I am deeply sorry for what I
I have many aggressive enemies; they hate me
They repay me evil for good and oppose me for
Do not abandon me, O Lord. Do not stand at a
distance, my God.
Come quickly to help me, O Lord my savior.
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