"So I find this law at work: When I want to do good, evil is right there with me. For in my inner being I delight in God's law; but I see another law at work in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin at work within my members. What a miserable man I am! Who will save me from this body that brings me death?" (Romans 7:21-24)
My hand grips this sin.
My knuckles turn red and white.
My palm chafes from the pressure.
A slow ache creeps up my wrist.
Reach down, O, Lord.
Pry my fingers free.
Relax the hold.
Part the palm.
Relieve the ache.
Reach down, O, Lord.Reach down.