Saturday, September 13, 2008

Saturday psalm and praise!

Bring me joy, bring me peace
Bring the chance to be free
Bring me anything that brings You glory
And I know there'll be days
When this life brings me pain
But if that's what it takes to praise You
Jesus, bring the rain -Mercy me excrept from Bring the rain.

This song always touches me, because it truly expresses my walk in christ and reminds me that in everything I do that it's for the Lord. I remember a time in my life when eveything seemed out of control and no matter what I did things seemed to spiral even more into choas. I felt raw and like an open wound, but I now a relish that time in my life because thats when I got it. I realized the need for God in my life and instead of trying everything I could to fix any problem that anyone around me had I turned to the Lord and I've never turned back. I've never regretted the pain it took to get me there. So the Lines "And I know there'll be days when this life brings me pain But if that's what it takes to praise you Jesus bring the rain really hits home for me. Though things are hard sometimes, I'm never alone I can always turn to the Lord and like this song I say Jesus bring the rain because knowing that there is nothing I can't do with my God.
C.S. Lewis has said “We're not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be” What do you think? Have You ever been afraid because of thoughts like this? Remember God has promised never to leave us, So take comfort, and remember this as you face each new trial with him. Check out this if you want to join the Saturday psalm and praise .

God Bless,
Ashley Lane


Annabell said...

hey!! my name is ann and i'm a Christian too!! i just found your blog and i don't know many girls, or people for that matter, who express their faith so openly, and i find it refrishing! i hope you come and check out my blog!

~Lauraborialice said...

HEy Ashley I tagged you on my blog Sod is my Strong Tower.. :-D How was your summer? And how has school been? :-D

~Lauraborialice said...

I'm glad that your smmer and school were and is good.. :-D My summer was awesome! I got to go to NJ shore, a lot of parties, Mexico and Canada.. And School is school and very annoying yet I like it sometimes.. But school is ok..