When i become willing to be an open book for the mighty choirmaster to tune and examine, I become crystal clear, I open myself to God’s direction, my goal is to do everything in my life for him and him alone, when I work to only please the creator first my goal , for the rest of the life, he has set me on fire to do the work he has set before me for his glory, honor, with his mercy set before me, his will is sought, and his sweet presence is obvious in my life.
The creator exposes my short comings to make his plan for my life come into perfection, not through me but through him, he does not make the human me perfect, he makes the spiritual human in me seek to be like him, to have the heart of Jesus, to set a goal to walk more in his ways every single day.
God cares for me, loves me , has so many beautiful words to express his love for me.
“I’m never out of your sight, you know everything I’m going to say before I start the first sentence”. “I look behind and you are there, then up ahead and you are there, too- your reassuring presence, coming and going. This is to much to wonderful– I can’t take it all in! Psalm 139:2-6.
You do not leave me alone, you are all around me and ever present, weather I come or I go. You are patient with my ramblings. There is no where I can go to avoid your spirit. My discomfort is when I try to sway and you call me back, I am my own trouble. No matter what I do I am in your sight. I can hide nothing, my willingness to submit to your will makes my life easy. You find me where ever I go, To the western horizon, or the East you find me in a minute, when I fail you are already there waiting!
You see me in the dark, when I am naked, you see everything I do! In the secret of dark I am immersed in light because you are the light, they’re is no difference between night and day in your presence, they are all the same to you.
Oh yes, you shaped me first inside , then out: you formed me in the woman’s womb. I thank you , High God – you’re breathtaking! Body and soul, I-am marvelously made! Psalm 139:12-14
You formed me inside the body of the one who did not even want me, you let me survive to come to know and serve you in spite of her escape route from another prison, you freed me from her and made me amazing for your own glory, I long to serve you, please you and make others want the love and care you continually provide for me even when I fail to ask, you provide.
“Like an open book, you watched me grow from conception to birth: all the stages of my life were spread out before you, the days of my life all prepared before I’d even lived one day” Psalm 139: 14-16
You knew what would happen to me, how I would and would not survive and you watched over me anyway! You called me worthy of your love and care, even in the storm when I cannot find you you are there.
As I have made and make mistakes you keep me close by. I cannot comprehend your loving thoughts of me, any more than I can count the sand in the sea.
I desire to rise in the morning and live always with you! “You can do away with wickedness for good, and you murderer’s out there, out of here!
As well as all the men and women who belittle you, God, infatuated with cheap god-imitations.
See how I hate those who hate you, God, see how I loathe all this godless arrogance: I hate it with pure, unadulterated hatred, your itemizes are my enemies. ” Psalm 139:17-22
My life has become so exciting in your presence that I cannot wait to awaken, my dreams are filled with your peace and rest. I do not need to worry about the harmful ones, I will cast them aside and let the dead bury there own, I will spend my life with your people that you put safely before me. You surround me with the family I need, the friend that lifts and inspires my heart to smile in your presence.
My brothers and sisters are those who live and love the Lord’s ways.
Investigate my life, O God, find out everything about me: cross-examine and test me, get a clear picture of what I’m about: See for your self weather I’ve done anything wrong- then guide me on the road to eternal life. Psalm 139:23-24
I am excited for God to search me out and re-instruct me where I fall short, his constant presence reveals through the conscience what needs work in me, my most private self is revealed to him proudly, and secretly, his progress is sometimes slow, and perfection is not a marker I strive for, I keep my eyes on the promise of his presence, and my purpose is revealed.
Yesterday I used a different translation and I am sure each reveal a new perception of God’s word. He speaks to each of us where we are, within our own learning curve, and each of us serve him perfectly when we listen and seek his will in our day. Each different, Each perfect.