Image: Ruth Kirk
1. Suffused with prayer,
My little cross –
I hold it tight
In joy, and loss.
2. Lord, may I
Be just the same –
Safe in your hands,
Breathing your name.
3. No matter what you send,
And thank you, Father,
All my days.
4. So, I worship,
And adore –
One with you,
1. Pray continually (1 Thessalonians 5:17; NIV).
Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me, cannot be my disciple (Luke 14:27; RSV).
Love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him (Deuteronomy 30:20; NIV).
Rejoice always (1 Thessalonians 5:16; NIV).
Should we accept only good things from the hand of God, and never anything bad? (Job 2:10; NLT).
2. I am in your hands – do with me as you think best (Jeremiah 26:14; NLT).
You are my Father (Psalm 89:26; NLT).
Because we are his children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, prompting us to call out, “Abba, Father” Galatians 4:6; NLT).
3. The Lord gave me what I had, and the Lord has taken it away. Praise the name of the Lord! (Job 1:21; NLT).
With every bone in my body I will praise him (Psalm 35:10; NLT).
Give thanks in all circumstances (1 Thessalonians 5:18; NIV).
4. Worship and serve him with your whole heart and a willing mind (1 Chronicles 28:9; NLT).
We adore you as the one who is over all things (1 Chronicles 29:11; NLT).
Whoever is united with the Lord is one with him in spirit (1 Corinthians 6:17; NIV).