Sunday, August 02, 2009

Come To Jesus

This song has been on my heart all day and I just had to share, it's "officially" called "Untitled Hymn (Come to Jesus) by Chris Rice:

Weak and wounded sinner
Lost and left to die O, raise your head, for love is passing
Come to Jesus Come to Jesus Come to Jesus and live!

Now your burden's lifted And carried far away
And precious blood has washed away the stain,
so Sing to Jesus Sing to Jesus Sing to Jesus and live!

And like a newborn baby Don't be afraid to crawl
And remember when you walk Sometimes we fall...
so Fall on Jesus Fall on Jesus Fall on Jesus and live!

Sometimes the way is lonely And steep and filled with pain
So if your sky is dark and pours the rain,
then Cry to Jesus Cry to Jesus Cry to Jesus and live!

O, and when the love spills over
And music fills the night
And when you can't contain your joy inside,
then Dance for Jesus Dance for Jesus Dance for Jesus and live!

And with your final heartbeat Kiss the world goodbye
Then go in peace, and laugh on Glory's side,
and Fly to Jesus Fly to Jesus Fly to Jesus and live!

This is such a reminder of who Christ is, he's there to bring us into this new and wonderful life with him, he's there to carry us through the good and the bad, and there in the end to welcome us home. One thing that I think we need to remember is to seek Jesus in the good times, not just the bad. That we're here to praise and glorify our Lord. He created us to worship him, not just to cry and whine to him because things aren't going our ways. He's there for us when we're at our happiest as well as at our lowest. He NEVER leaves us, do you understand? I mean that, how many of us really get that GOD's there always. He see's all, knows all, feels all. He's not there to only pick up the peaces, he's there when the puzzle is complete, the sun is shining, and the birds are singing. We're to pray without ceasing, how many of us do that? We're told to have constant communication with our Lord, constant...without ceasing! Our Lord WANTS to hear from us! He wants to know the joys of our hearts as well as the sorrows! He wants us to seek him from the depths of our souls. I truly believe that it's easy to praise our Lord when we find something good happen, tell me, how many of us praise him even in our storms? How many of us Come to JESUS, I mean REALLY come to JESUS when life's less than perfect and praise him, worship him, adore him, and just love him when everything else is falling apart around us? When our babies are sick and there's nothing we can do? When the love of our life has walked out of our life? When rent can't be paid this month and we're not even sure we can buy groceries to feed our family. Are we praising GOD in our storms? Are we coming to JESUS and praising him? Are we loving him, adoring him, thanking him for the lessons he's teaching us, even when they don't make sense to us? Are we seeing beyond our moment and remembering that GOD knows how it will end?
Do we remember that our GOD, our LORD IS The Beginning and The End? That He's the Alpha, Omega, Councelor, Deliverer, HE is the GREAT I AM. He's our Salvation, Forgiver, He's the King of Kings, and our Living Water. He's Lord of Lords, he's Merciful and Mighty. He's the Prophet,
Potter, and most of all he's our Redeemer. He's the Ruler over all the Earth, our greatest Teacher, He's the Truth, the Way, He's our GOD, and never forget he's our Savior. He's all of these things and oh so much more!

Our Lord will never leave you, if you call yourself his Child. If you call on him and seek him to be your Savior. There is a small must accept him that he is who he is...that Jesus is the Son of GOD, He's Your Lord, and that he is the one and only way to get into Heaven. No amount of being good, doing good, working hard, or working too little is going to get you in or keep you out of Heaven. There's one answer and one answer only and it goes right back to the beginning of this post, you just have to do one thing....Come to Jesus. He's the greatest gentleman you will ever meet. He'll knock, but will not go in where he's not wanted or asked into. You just have to ask, and he'll answer.


He & Me + 3 said...

I love this song. Just beautiful. I love what you wrote. So glad that He is the same yesterday today and forever and always there for us!

Amanda said...

I sat here reading this nodding my head up and down and thinking,
Yes!, Yes!, Yes!...shes right on!!

LOVE this post Christy... LOVE IT! Thank you for sharing your heart here...