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Weekly Prayers & Poems - Prayer of a Selfish Soul

By June 2, 2011

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This week's post is a member-submitted Christian prayer called Prayer of a Selfish Soul. Recognizing the need for God's help, this prayer expresses sorrow for selfish ambition and a return to obedience and dependence upon the Lord.
    Prayer of a Selfish Soul

    Lord, I have been everything except what I should.
    I have fought for my own way over yours,
    And I have done nothing but fall short.
    I am here for the sole purpose
    Of requesting Your mercy once again.
    I have chased my own dreams
    And burned my own way
    Through this busted world to no avail.
    I have been a stubborn fool
    Who only cares about what he can accomplish
    And who he can impress.
    Read more ... Prayer of a Selfish Soul by Cory Copeland.

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