So now I just need your mercies afresh.
Because I want to do good, but I just keep on sinning;
I battle temptation, but I haven't been winning.
I've been saved, and I want to do what is right,
But the forces of bad sure put up a strong fight.
Whatever I do, it just seems I can't win.
Sin overcomes me again and again.
God brings out Jekyll, the good of the pair;
He's blessed me with loving mercy and care.
And I would be Hyde, who brings back the bad;
For some reason returning to the death I once had.
Why do I do it? It's fun for a minute
But at consequence time I wish I'd never been in it.
And still, whenever I try to do good,
I go back and do what my sin nature would.
Please help me, God, because I'm so inconsistent.
Help me do good, and do it persistent.
I need to control the two sides within;
Step into the light and away from the sin.