Before You, Almighty God, I wait —
To hear Your voice –
Your direction for this day.
Dear Heavenly Father
Lead me on
Oh, Precious, Holy Spirit
Prepare the way
Sweet, Jesus, go before and prompt my heart
To know for sure
The path that You would have me take
Doing all for Jesus’ sake
In humility and with a heart that’s pure.
Janene A. Dubbeld
For God’s Glory
“Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.” Matthew 5:8
Created in our human souls – this longing – this desire – this wanting to know – this longing to see. Yet we know from the Word of God that faith is what pleases God, the faith to believe in what we cannot yet see. To walk with Him until the day that faith becomes sight. To trust, as one has said, even in the dark. To trust that He is light.
It is the pure in heart that will know this complete joy. This joy of faith becoming sight. We can choose to trust, to believe – but only He can make us pure. He purifies when we lay down self at His feet, and cry with Paul, “Not I, but Christ who lives in me.”
And so, today, this longing intensifies – to know Him in His fullness.I remember this surrender – my heart whisper becomes a repeat cry for living – “Not, I . . . but CHRIST!!!” This day, O Lord, make and keep me pure within, so one day, when faith becomes sight – I can see YOU!
Will you join me in this prayer today? “O, Almighty God – please let evil vanish and righteousness rule and reign again. Begin Your work in me. Humbly we ask in Jesus’ name, Amem.”
Sunrise Photo Cred: Wander the World