Let Jesus

(stop at end of song)
©Deborah Bolack 2003
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Let Jesus be your Lord,
is my constant prayer for you,
and may you always seek God’s wisdom,
knowing his word is true.
Let Jesus be your refuge from the struggles of this world.
Let Jesus be your strength, for the arm of flesh will fail.
Let Jesus be your Shepherd to guide you with his light.
Let Jesus be your rock and salvation, for in him alone is life.
Trust Jesus in your trials,
for he will bring you through,
and may you give God all the glory

 in everything you do.
Let Jesus be your refuge from the struggles of this world.
Let Jesus be your strength, for the arm of flesh will fail.
Let Jesus be your Shepherd to guide you with his light.
Let Jesus be your rock and salvation, for in him alone is life.
Let Jesus be Lord.
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Proverbs 3:5,6 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
2 Corinthians 10:17 But he that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord.
Psalm 62: 6,7 He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved.
In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God.
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This is my prayer for all of my children. Unfortunately, I haven’t always put this prayer into practice in my own life. I’ve often failed to seek God’s wisdom, even though I know his word is true. I haven’t always trusted him during the trials of my life, choosing instead to find my own way through. I’ve looked to others to be my refuge, rather than hiding my life in Christ. I’ve too often depended on my own strength, in spite of past failures. I’ve stumbled through dark days, while my Shepherd was waiting to guide me. I’ve tried to build on sinking sand instead of standing on the solid rock. There have been too many times that I’ve allowed the dead man inside me to take control, when it’s only in Jesus that I have life. I’m ashamed that I haven’t been a better example, and I pray that as my walk with the Lord grows closer, my children will see that Jesus truly is Lord of my life, and will want that for themselves.

1 comment:

  1. Sis Deb, that is a wonderful prayer/song. Admitting your struggles was actually a blessing to read in the sense that I can relate and know that I am not the only who falters at times. We can pray for each other, that the Lord would be glorified in both of our lives.

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