Our country celebrates its independence once a year. Christ followers have the privilege of celebrating our DEpendence on Him with every intake of breath.
Of all the gifts
I know our loving Father brings
The answered prayers,
Protection from all things unseen,
The peace within your heart,
The small, simplistic things.
That cry from deep within your soul
Will bring the greatest joy of all.
He hears the anguish in your call.
The sweetest gift
There is of all
When there is no place else to run
But to His grace,
To fall upon your knees
And seek His gentle face …
There is no fear He does not know
No wound He cannot bind
The sweetest gift of all I know
Brings you to your Father’s throne.
And be assured you’re not alone.
In your darkest times of need
His light illuminates all things.
Come to Him broken and be healed
With His shed blood you have been sealed.
Find comfort in His love so real
And know …
The sweetest gift of all
–Submitted by About.com member, Susan L. Condrey.
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Thanks for this, Cathy. Dependence on God is where we find true security, even though we balk at not being in control.
So true Ellen. Dependence goes against everything we know and yet it is vital in our relationship with Christ.
Thanks for sharing!