I used to think for a long time that I was not supposed to pray to God, saying, "Please help me, God."
Nothing could be further from the truth. God wants us to ask him for help in prayer. It is clear from this
So whatever it is you struggle with, perhaps very badly, I recommend praying to God and asking him for help
in sincerity, honesty, in truth. God tells us he answers us, and God keeps his promises.
English Standard Version - Psalm 28.
To you, O LORD, I call;
my rock, be not deaf to me,
lest, if you be silent to me,
I become like those who go down to the pit.
Hear the voice of my pleas for mercy,
WHEN I CRY TO YOU FOR HELP,
when I lift up my hands
toward your most holy sanctuary.
Do not drag me off with the wicked,
with the workers of evil,
who speak peace with their neighbors
while evil is in their hearts.
Give to them according to their work
and according to the evil of their deeds;
give to them according to the work of their hands;
render them their due reward.
Because they do not regard the works of the LORD
or the work of his hands,
he will tear them down and build them up no more.
Blessed be the LORD!
For he has heard the voice of my pleas for mercy.
The LORD is my strength and my shield;
in him my heart trusts, and I AM HELPED;
my heart exults,
and with my song I give thanks to him.
The LORD is the strength of his people;
he is the saving refuge of his anointed.
Oh, save your people and bless your heritage!
Be their shepherd and carry them forever.
Also 1 Peter 5:6-7 (ESV):
Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you,
casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
and Psalm 55:22 (ESV):
Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.
24 Nov. 2018.