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A Bundle of Myrrh

"My beloved is unto me as a bundle of myrrh." Song of Solomon 1:13

Not To My Care – July 14th

July 14th, 2017 by Aubri

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Lord, it belongs not to my care
Whether I die or live;
To love and serve Thee is my share,
And this Thy grace must give.

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If life be long, I will be glad
That I may long obey;
If short no laborer is sad
To end his toilsome day.

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Christ leads me through no darker rooms
Than He went through before;
He that into God’s kingdom comes
Must enter by this door.

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Come, Lord, when grace has made me meet
Thy blessed face to see;
For if Thy work on earth be sweet.
What will Thy glory be?

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Then shall I end my sad complaints
And weary, sinful days
And join with the triumphant saints
That sing my Savior’s praise.

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My knowledge of that life is small,
The eye of faith is dim;
But ’tis enough that Christ knows all,
And I shall be with Him.

“Lord, It Belongs Not to My Care”
by Richard Baxter, 1681, cento, alt.

3 Responses to “Not To My Care – July 14th”

  1. Leah Washburn says:

    That is beautiful! You do a good job of training your thoughts to focus on and surrender to the Master’s plan for life.

  2. Carrie H says:

    Lovely, I’ve never heard that before. Looks like a nice picnic as well.

  3. Thanks for this, Aubri.

    It’s been a rough few weeks for us – God is always good but some days it’s so, so hard. So much sin, sickness, death, and sorrow. I needed this reminder this week.

    Lea

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