Sunday, January 28, 2007

Rejoice in the Lord

Thinking today about trails and tests, after talking to a dear friend of mine, I just had to share this song. For some of you it's nothing new, for some it may be, either way, drink in the words. Let them settle in your mind, and believe them, don't just think about them and push them off. Let them draw you closer to God and trust Him more!

Rejoice in the Lord

1) God never moves without purpose or plan
When trying His servant and molding a man.
Give thanks to the Lord though your testing seems long;
In darkness He giveth a song.

C) O rejoice in the Lord. He makes no mistake.
He knoweth the end of each path that I take.
For when I am tried and purified,
I shall come forth as gold.

2) I could not see through the shadows ahead;
So I looked at the cross of my Savior instead.
I bowed to the will of the Master that day;
Then peace came and tears fled away.

3) Now I can see testing comes from above;
God strengthens His children and purges in love.
My Father knows best, and I trust in His care;
Through purging more fruit I will bear.

Let us remember, God does everything for our good. No matter what it is! Whether it be taking things away, or not giving us what we think we need. Watching someone else get what we want or watching others do without. God does all for the good of His people and we can rest in His hands knowing what's happening now is the best way things could happen! Let us remember God loves us and what He does, He does to make us like Him and isn't that what we all want? If it is, let us rest in His strong, able, in control hands and trust!

4 comments:

Ashleigh said...

Aw, John and I sang this song at church in L'ville the first Sunday we were engaged. :) I love this song... the words are so true.

Jason A. Hunsicker said...

One of my favorite Ron Hamilton Songs of all time! I can't tell you how many times my family sang this song together when I was little. It's like our families theme song. I think "Trust in the Lord" is way up there too!

Thank you for sharing this song!

Jason A. Hunsicker said...

Wait...it's not "Trust in the Lord"...it's "Lord I need you."

Ana said...

Jason~
"Lord I Need You" is an all time favorite of mine too!