Cry to Jesus

When your most overpowering moment of temptation comes, just throw your hands up and cry to Jesus.

Christ is more glorified when a grown man or woman cries out to him in desperation than try to “tough it out.”

The more childlike and dependently you approach Christ, the more glory you ascribe to him.

Don’t take matters into your own hands. Instead, literally cry out to him for help. He hears your plea.

So teach my song to rise to You
When temptation comes my way
When I cannot stand I’ll fall on You
Jesus, You’re my hope and stay

Lord, I need You, oh, I need You
Every hour I need You
My one defense, my righteousness
Oh God, how I need You

You’re my one defense, my righteousness
Oh God, how I need You
My one defense, my righteousness
Oh God, how I need You

Lord, I come, I confess
Bowing here I find my rest
Without You I fall apart
You’re the One that guides my heart

Lord, I need You, oh, I need You
Every hour I need You
My one defense, my righteousness
Oh God, how I need You

Where sin runs deep Your grace is more
Where grace is found is where You are
Where You are, Lord, I am free
Holiness is Christ in me

Lord, I need You, oh, I need You
Every hour I need You
My one defense, my righteousness
Oh God, how I need You

— Matt Maher, “Lord I Need You”

 

 

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