There room days i walk v where I have hazy vision. I miss what God is act all around me since of mine to-do perform that have piled up, my questions that walk unanswered and my dreams that are not finished. It is easy to shed sight that the Prize, Jesus, once our priorities get mixed up and we begin to praise the produced instead of the Creator. It appears that in a minute we easily become distracted, discouraged and disillusioned through the things of this world. Every one of which don’t even compare to His matchless worth! 

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The mr graciously reminded me freshly that in order because that Him to perform a good work in us, we have to be content v our shortcomings, discovering that the is viewed as solid in ours weakness. (Read john Piper’s post on no wasting our weaknesses!) For rather a while now, I have lived trying come downplay my weaknesses and also focus on my strengths. The is frequently our weaknesses that keep our strength’s from being seen. What if identified our weakness to ours Perfect God and permitted Him to carry out His occupational in us? the is then that us won’t end up being disillusioned when things don’t go our method and us will view things much more clearly.

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Fanny Crosby wrote over 8,000 hymns in she lifetime. You’ve probably sung rather a few of them! What most civilization don’t know is that she to be blinded in ~ birth. Thought she never had actually sight, she observed Christ more clearly than most civilization ever will. The native in her track “Take the World, but Give Me Jesus” have actually been ringing in my heart lately. Review them and let the strength of the gospel overwhelm your heart when more, prefer it walk mine:

Take the world, however give me Jesus,All that is joys are yet a name;But His love abideth ever,Through eternal years the same.

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Oh, the height and also depth that mercy!Oh, the length and also breadth the love!Oh, the fullness the redemption,Pledge of unlimited life above!

Take the world, yet give me Jesus,Sweetest comfort of my soul;With my Savior watching o’er me,I deserve to sing despite billows roll.

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Take the world, but give me Jesus,Let me see His continuous smile;Then transparent my pilgrim journeyLight will cheer me every the while.

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Take the world, but give me Jesus.

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In His cross my trust shall be,Till, with clearer, brighter vision,Face to challenge my Lord i see.

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I pray 2014 is the year we witnessed Christ more clearly than ever before. I aim come boast in my weaknesses so that Christ is checked out as good in me! will you join me?