Surrendered

Psalm 57:2 “I cry out to God most High, to God, who fulfills His purpose for me.” (NIV)*

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Sometimes my purpose seems so very small. Inconsequential in the whole scheme of things. Surrendering all sounds good on Sunday, not so much on Thursday.

Then, I remember Jesus. He fulfilled His Father’s purpose. He came to serve. Whom do I live for? Whom do I please?

So yes, Lord, fulfill your purpose in my life today. Replenish my soul, renew my spirit and live through me. Your very life was serving.

Let me be a listening ear

Eyes of compassion

Heart of grace.

Let me be serving hands

Feet that follow

Voice of praise.

Let me be surrendered

Your purposes fulfill

today.

………………..

poem by Patty Perkins

………………..

*The One Year Bible, New International Version, copyright 1986, Tyndale House Publishers, Wheaton, Illinois.

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About Patty Perkins

I'm Patty, writer of the devotional blog, Beside Quiet Waters. I love writing, reading and taking long walks with my camera. I've been married to my loving husband for 32 years and we have two grown sons. I am thankful for a place to spill ink, in hopes of encouraging others to find daily hope and inspiration in God's Word. View all posts by Patty Perkins

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