I want to follow you

 

Lord,
I want to follow you,

And grow more like you
Every day;

To bear my cross
Along your way,

Until I reach 
My death.

Then I will be
At one with you,

And with 
The holy Trinity,  

One union 
For infinity – 

Beyond 
My final breath.

…………………………..

References

If you do not carry your own cross and follow me, you cannot be my disciple (Luke 14:27; NLT).

We will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ (Ephesians 4:15; NLT).

The dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to God who gave it (Ecclesiastes 12:7; NIV).

Whoever is united with the Lord is one with him in spirit (1 Corinthians 6:17; NIV).

Ponder his nativity

Ponder 
His nativity;

His mother’s
Strange virginity. 

Consider 
His humanity

Alongside 
His divinity

And oneness        
With the Trinity.

His message –  
God’s infinity. 

………………….

References

The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the baby to be born will be holy, and he will be called the Son of God (Luke 1:35; NLT).

But how can this happen? I am a virgin (Luke 1:34; NLT).

He was in such agony of spirit that his sweat fell to the ground like great drops of blood (Luke 22:44; NLT).

He is our God forever (Psalm 48:14; NLT).

Freedom

You have no equal (Psalm 40:5; NLT).

Great is our Lord, and of great power; his understanding is infinite (Psalm 147:5; KJV).

Remember how short my life is, how empty and futile this human existence! (Psalm 89:47; NLT).

For the Lord is the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom (2 Corinthians 3:17; NLT).


Lord God,
You have no equal –
Your greatness,
Power,
And understanding
Are infinite.

Yet you wait for me –
Sinful, fragile,
And finite as I am –
To make my choice,
And turn to you,
And freely give my love.

Sovereign Lord

For you, a thousand years as a passing day, as brief as a few night hours (Psalm 90:4; NLT).

His power is absolute! His understanding is beyond comprehension (Psalm 147:5; NLT).

“My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,” says the LORD. “And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine” (Isaiah 55:8; NLT).

But the Lord our God is merciful and forgiving (Daniel 9:9; NLT).

…unfailing love, O Lord, is yours (Psalm 62:11-12; NLT).

“How great you are, O Sovereign LORD! There is no one like you” (2 Samuel 7:20; NLT).

There is no other god but me! Deuteronomy 32:30; NLT).


Sovereign Lord,
You are infinite,
Timeless,
Great,
And powerful –
Beyond anything
We can imagine.

Your thoughts,
Ways,
Mercy,
Forgiveness,
And love
Are far beyond
Our understanding.

How great you are,
O Sovereign Lord!
There is no one like you,
For there is no god but you.