Down on My Knees

I could walk a million miles or swim a thousand seas
I could climb the highest mountain or explore the oceans deep
I could lift my hands in worship
Sing a worship melody
But the closest I can get you is down on my knees
 
I could feed a hundred thousand or set the captives free
I could help a man in trouble or cure a dread disease
I could give to the less fortunate
The blessings I’ve received
That would not draw me closer than being down on my knees
 
Down on my knees there is healing
Down on my knees there is peace
Down on my knees there are springs of joy
Down on my knees I’m set free
Down on my knees He will hear me
Every time I cry out in prayer
When I’m down on my knees for others
I can know He is always right there
 
Help me humble myself
Put my flesh in its place
Help me cry out to you
Down on my knees in prayer

3 thoughts on “Down on My Knees

      1. johncoyote

        All of do. Poor world need the good people to pray for calmness. Need the good people to overtake the voices of hate. I lost my father in January, a preacher, police officer and great father/grandfather. He would tell us. Quit fighting, start talking and let’s work together to heal our world.. Your poem was wonderful and you are welcome.

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