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Living Water from the courts above
and wash over us in love;
let Your glory ring around
as the saints join in the sound,
the song of freedom.
Oh Holy Water
pour out on Your children
and give us life worth living;
give us hands and hearts for giving.
Sweep over all this land
and free up the greedy hand;
bring to equal
kings and debtors.
Make mighty men to fall
and loose our fetters;
Spirit of God come down like rain
on a parched ground,
mighty to rule and reign,
Lord reclaim your crown.
Loose the floodgates
and flood over our lives
bringing vision to our eyes,
and purpose to our path.
Trod down the grapes of wrath
and make the darkness flee
as the Water of Life
washes over me.
I came across this quote this morning from C.S. Lewis
“Do our prayers sometimes go wrong because we insist on trying to talk to God when He wants to talk to us?”
“Satan’s arsenal consists of such things as fear, worry, doubt, and self-pity.
Every one of these weapons robs us of peace and leaves us troubled inside.
Do you want to discern where the enemy is coming against you?
In the network of your relationships, wherever you do not have peace, you have war. Conversely, wherever you have victory, you have peace.
When Satan hurls his darts against you, the more peace you have during adversity, the more truly you are walking in Christ’s victory.”
“Guard what you say, especially today. Yes, guard your tongue. Blessings await you but so also are self-induced troubles. Remember: Life and death are in the power of your tongue. Indeed, James warns, that the tongue sets on fire “the course of our life, and is set on fire by hell (Jams 3:6). Don’t destroy your life by speaking loveless words containing seeds of death. Speak life/reap life.”
“We must make the choice to rejoice. Too many of us are cynics. Cynicism, contrary to popular opinion, is not a gift of the Holy Spirit. A cynic is a habitual doubter. He is nearly always negative, expecting the worst, and probing for the worst when there is nothing negative visible on the surface. Ultimately, a cynic will always discover something that confirms their expectations. I am saying that God is good, and even when things are not good, He works them for our good. If you believe this is true, your faith in God will relieve you from a host of dark and dangerous attitudes. God is Who He says He is. Even if we don’t know all the details along the way, we trust that He is good.”