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Trust

What if His plan is not to heal but to simply bring you home What if He has things in store for you that need to stay unknown There is a trust you have to find the sight of those they call the blind
A trust and faith in the one who owns the throne
 
There is a trust that bypasses total understanding
That says that who you are is more important than what I know or comprehend
This is a trust I need to find and savour
I need to grasp and grow it and not just make and mend
 
I know, truly believe that God is amply worthy
I look for that pathway of trust to have, to hold and share
My feet grope in the dusk for a route to follow
I learn to lean and all the time the doubt’s still there
 
I know, truly believe there is a good way forward
I know I’m not just shooting, shouting in the dark
My hands will lay their grip upon the scarce solution
And yet for now the air is whistling tunes cold and stark.
 
It’s in the time just before the dawn of understanding
The darkness seems most black before the sun’s first glint
It’s then that I will choose to trust my saviour
To stand in faith and set my face like flint.
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Think and Think Again

Tread carefully with every step
Speak lightly into each person’s life
Listen attentively to the words of others
Think and think again
Be patient lest they understand not
Be thoughtful in case a hurt is hidden
Be understanding of another’s point of view
Think and think again
Be prayerful before a word is spoken
Be wise before an action is taken
Be mindful of all you do
Think and think again

Christ Alone

Christ alone is my salvation
Christ alone is my reward
Christ beside me
Christ before me
Christ within me
Christ my Lord

We Can

We can believe without having all the answers,
we can trust God without understanding everything,
we can follow without having to know where we are being led, we can know God is near to us without feeling it,
we can serve God without knowing it
but we cannot hear God without listening,
we cannot follow God with trying
and we cannot know God through anyone but Jesus and His word.

Tread Carefully

Tread carefully with every step
Speak lightly into each person’s life
Listen attentively to the words of others
Think and think again
 
Be patient lest they understand not
Be thoughtful incase a hurt is hidden
Be understanding of another point of view
Think and think again
 
Be prayerful before a word is spoken
Be wise before an action is taken
Be mindful of all you do
Think and think again

A Brand New Day

When I woke you were there
When I spoke you were there
Every minute of every hour of every day
You were there
I didn’t always see you
Often I didn’t acknowledge your presence
Sometimes I didn’t want you there
Watching the things I was doing
You were there in the quiet
You were there with my tears
You were there in the laughter
You were my conscience
You were my mother’s voice ringing in my ear
You were my best friends advice
You reminded me
You urged me
But you never forced me
You dealt with things Things
That I didn’t even know needed dealing with
You opened doors
And placed my feet on a steady path
You rarely got thanked for the things you did
And often got blamed for things
That obviously weren’t your fault
But just now and then I stopped and remembered you
And all you stood for in my life
And you acknowledged me with a Brand New Day.

A Hymn of Praise

I’m hanging on to your grace that sustains me
I’m holding on to your mercy that brings life
I’m claiming every promise that you gave me
That you gave me through your perfect sacrifice.
 
And I know just how far I’ve fallen
I know the price you’ve had to pay
And I’m forever ever thankful
So come, my Lord, and have your way
 
I’m hanging on to your grace that sustains me
I’m holding on to your mercy that brings life
I’m claiming every promise that you gave me
That you gave me through your perfect sacrifice.
 
So, Lord I set my life before you
My life’s no longer mine but yours
Take me, break me, mold me, change me
To be more like you my Lord.
 
I’m hanging on to your grace that sustains me
I’m holding on to your mercy that brings life
I’m claiming every promise that you gave me
That you gave me through your perfect sacrifice.

Back to Him

Hope that never let’s you down
Peace that never fails
Heaven brought to earth surrounds
Purchased with those piercing nails
Life in its fullness for today
A freedom from all sin
Restoration done in God’s own way
To draw us back to Him.

A Hymn of Praise

Nothing can compare to knowing God
Nothing fills the gaping hole like He does
Nothing do I desire more than knowing Him
Nothing more makes my heart to leap and sing
Everything would I give up for this
Everything and nothing would I miss
Everything is second to knowing Him
Everything I offer to my King.

I Live

I live, O Lord,
For you sustain me
I have my being only in you
Thank you for the life you have given me
You cause me to sleep and to wake
Without you I am but dust
Thank you