As I was walking from class to class today in school, the lyrics of the song "You Raise Me Up" suddenly stroke me and brought me to think that it was actually a prayer of Jesus before His Crucifixion. I believe it is especially true and real in the context of Gethsemane, where Jesus prayed the immortal prayer, "Yet not as I will, but as you will."
If you have watched "The Passion of the Christ," I would now like to invite you to close your eyes and place yourself in the opening scene of the movie and listen to Jesus thanked the heavenly Father:
When I am down and, oh my soul, so weary
When troubles come and my heart burdened be
Then, I am still and wait here in the silence,
Until you come and sit awhile with me.
You raise me up, so I can stand on mountains
You raise me up, to walk on stormy seas
I am strong, when I am on your shoulders
You raise me up to more than I can be.
今天在校園裡換課室時，「You Raise Me Up」的歌詞突然地出現在我的腦海裡，並領著我想到這其實是耶穌在被釘十字架前的禱告。如果把情景設在客西馬尼園，就是耶穌禱出「然而，不要照我的意思，只要照你的意思」這不朽禱文的地方，這首歌便更顯得真實！
當我沮喪 喔 靈魂毫無氣力