Make Me Blind

Lord please make me blind
To the wrong that I perceive
That others may have done
To the hurt that I receive

Lord please make me deaf
Close my ears to bad words spoken
So my mind won’t stay focused
It will keep my heart unbroken

Lord please make me dumb
Shut my mouth from self defense
It only makes things worse
When I speak they take offense

I surrender all my senses
All the rights to get even to attack
If it makes me more like Jesus
Take them Lord, don’t give them back

Mark 9:47 And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out: it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire: