Friday, July 5, 2013

O Rejoice in the Lord!!

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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.

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.

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.

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.

                 ~Ron Hamilton

4 comments:

  1. Couldn't agree with you more, Bonnie!

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  2. Thank you for sharing, Rachel! How I desire to rejoice in the Lord more!
    "Rejoice in the Lord always, again I will say, rejoice!"

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