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You are to be perfect,
even as your Father in heaven is perfect
(Matthew 5:48; NLT).
1. Help me, Lord,
To follow in your footsteps,
To walk with you,
And slowly be reformed.
2. Help me, Lord,
To understand your teaching,
To sit with you,
And gladly be transformed.
3. Help me, Lord,
To love and serve, as you did,
Like you in all I feel, think, say,
4. Help me, Lord,
To live and die as you did,
For then, at last, I’ll reunite
1. Then he said to the crowd, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross daily, and follow me” (Luke 9:23; NLT).
2. Don’t copy the behaviour and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think (Romans 12:2; NLT).
3. We will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ (Ephesians 4:15; NLT).
4. The dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to God who gave it (Ecclesiastes 12:7; NIV).