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Everything I need

Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth and the life” (John 14:6; NLT).

Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life” John 6:35; NIV).

Jesus said, “Come to me all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28; NLT).

You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and your are right, because that’s what I am (John13:13; NLT).

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

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Lord Jesus,
You are everything
I need:

My birth,
My life,
My heart-beat,
And my breath;

My bread,
My meat,
My shelter,
And my rest;

My way,
My guide,
My teacher,
And my friend;

My help,
My hope,
My comfort
At life’s end.

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My soul

Lord Jesus,
You’re my way,
My life,
My truth;

My light,
My bread,
My teacher,
And my friend;

My essence,
My example,
And my soul.

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I am the way, the truth and the life (John 14:6; NLT).

I am the light of the world (John 8:12; NIV).

I am the bread of life (John 6:35; NLT).

You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and you are right, because that’s what I am (John 13:13; NLT).

The Lord is a friend to those who fear him (Psalm 25:14; NLT).

Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ (Ephesians 5:2; NLT).

This is the secret: Christ lives in you (Colossians 1:27; NLT).

It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me (Galatians 2:20; NLT).

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The basics of faith

The basics of faith

Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see (Hebrews 11:1; NLT).

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind (Luke 10:27; NIV).

Jesus told them, “This is the only work God wants from you: Believe in the one he has sent” (John 6:29; NLT).

But when my Father sends the Advocate as my representative – that is, the Holy Spirit – he will teach you everything (John 14:26; NLT).

‘You must worship the LORD your God and serve him only’ (Luke 4:8; NLT).


Father,
I love you
With all my heart, soul,
Mind and strength.

I believe
In your Son,
Our Saviour,
Jesus Christ.

Please fill me
With your Holy Spirit,
Our Advocate
And Teacher.

May I live
In your presence forever,
Worshipping and serving
You alone.

In Jesus’ name,
Amen.

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Beloved

Beloved

“You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am” (John 13:13; NIV).

My beloved is mine and I am his (Song of Songs 2:16; NIV).

…as a bridegroom rejoices over his bride, so will God rejoice over you (Isaiah 62:5; NIV).

He will call out to me, ‘You are my Father, my God, the Rock my Saviour’ (Psalm 89:26; NIV).

As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you (Isaiah 66:13; NIV).

I am the Lord, and there is no other; apart from me there is no God (Isaiah 45:5; NIV).

Teacher, Master,
Friend and Brother,

Saviour, Guardian,
Bridegroom, Lover,

Rock, Defender,
Father, Mother,

Lord, my God –
I want no other.

 

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