The Language of the Heart
Vladimir Korolenko

The Language of the Heart

LORD, I had some special requests to bring to You this morning
and prayed fervently about them, but when I finished . Lord. I
thought that I still wanted to talk to You and it just wasn't
enough. That is when the thought arose about You knowing the
language of the heart.

Having designed and made me, Lord, You already know what I
have need of, and You put in my mind and on my heart who is in
need of my prayers. Even when I don't know what to say
anymore, You look upon the language of my heart. You know I
was made for such as this. I know not how to pray for what is
best for another, but You do. You know the outcome You want
and what is best.

I now understand the verse in the Bible where You talk about
how we come to you with our petitions. In Romans 8:26, the Bible
tells us ... "likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities for
we know not what we should pray for as we ought. but the Spirit
itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which can not
be uttered."

Lord, we are always praying from our perspective and how
things will affect us, but I pray this morning that You attend
the language of my heart, and that You will help me to accept
all results of the prayers and petitions I have brought before
You this day. Not my will. but Thine be done in all things.

2005 Karen Langford Brown

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