I don't understand



I don't understand
Why things are the way they are.
But I know if it weren't for Jesus
I couldn't have done this far.

I don't understand
What his purpose is for me.
But I do pray
That I will be what he wants me to be.

I don't understand
Why I fail him so.
He's the best thing in the world
That anyone can ever know.

I don't understand
Why I fight it in my head.
I am suppose to be a new man
Because the old man is dead.

I need a lot of forgiveness from the Lord
And some prayers from a friend.
But I know that in due time
This hurting heart the Lord will mend.
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Submitted by bevels.brian on June 29, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

38 sec read
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Quick analysis:

Scheme Abxb Acxc Adxd Aexe xfxf
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 546
Words 120
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4

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