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Your light dazzles me

God is light (1 John 1:5; NIV).

God is a consuming fire (Deuteronomy 4:24; NIV).

The Spirit is truth (1 John 5:6; NKJV).

God is love (1 John 4:16; NIV).

The Lord is peace (Judges 6:24; NLT).

God is Spirit (John 4:24; NLT).

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Lord God,

Your light
Dazzles me;

Your fire
Scorches me;

Your truth
Humbles me;

Your love
Comforts me;

Your peace
Restores me;

And your Spirit
Strengthens me.

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Let’s get this absolutely straight

Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others (Colossians 3:13; NLT).

Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing” (Luke 23:34; NLT).

Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us (Luke 11:4; NLT).

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

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Lord,

Let’s get this
Absolutely straight –

Whenever someone hurts,
Upsets, or angers me,

I must speak the truth to them
With love,

Forgive them, and repair
Our damaged friendship.

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Our pearl beyond price

Lord,

You’re our pearl
Beyond price;

Our truth
And our life;

Our Saviour,
Our Christ;

Alone,
You suffice.

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“My Lord and my God!” Thomas exclaimed (John 20:28; NLT).

The kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking out for fine pearls. When he found one of great value, he went away and sold everything he had and bought it! (Matthew 13:45-6; NIV).

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

I am the Lord, and there is no other Saviour (Isaiah 43:11; NLT).

Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has become a child of God (1 John 5:1; NLT).

My grace is sufficient for you (2 Corinthians 12:19; NIV).

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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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May we bud in your light

God is light (1 John 1:5; NIV).

The Spirit is truth (1 John 5:6; NKJV).

God is love (1 John 4:8; NLT).

The Lord is peace (Judges 6:24; NIV).

My people will again live under my shade. They will flourish like grain and blossom like grapevines (Hosea 14:7; NLT).

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Lord,

May we bud
In your light,

Grow
In your truth,

Bloom
In your love,

And flourish
In your peace,

For evermore.

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Your love

Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity (1 Timothy 4:12; NLT).

You yourself must be an example to them by doing good works of every kind (Titus 2:7; NLT).

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Lord,

May your love
Fill the world
Through our behaviour,
And your light
Shine on everyone
Through us.

May your truth
Come to all
Through how we listen,
And your way
Be revealed
Through how we live.

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Beyond your light

God is light (1 John 1:5; NIV).

The Lord your God is a consuming fire (Deuteronomy 4:24; NIV).

The Lord is peace (Judges 6:24; NIV).

The Spirit is truth (1 John 5:6; NKJV).

God is love (1 John 4:16; NIV).

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Lord,
Beyond your light,
I find your raging fire.

Lord,
Beyond your fire,
I find your blissful peace.

Lord,
Beyond your peace,
I find your perfect truth.

Lord,
Beyond your truth,
I find your endless love.

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