“Oh, Lord, please deliver me from the danger of myself!” is my oft made prayer before The Lord.
It seems too often I am that ‘Pharisee’ Jesus said to be aware of. You know those that are clean on the outside, but are full of greed and self-indulgence on the inside? It appears the harder I try the worse I become.
How grateful I am for God’s long suffering grace towards me. Sometimes I need to extend Gods grace to myself, for I too am only a puny human.
I feel much like Ruth Graham who adopted this saying for herself after seeing it on the road: