Sunday, June 27, 2010

My Lord I Did Not Choose You

Words by Jo­si­ah Con­der

My Lord, I did not choose You,
For that could never be;
My heart would still refuse You,
Had You not chosen me.
You took the sin that stained me,
You cleansed me, made me new;
Of old You have ordained me,
That I should live in You.

Unless Your grace had called me
And taught my op’ning mind,
The world would have enthralled me,
To heav’nly glories blind
My heart knows none above You;
For Your rich grace I thirst;
I know that if I love You,
You must have loved me first.


Nanette said...

Hi Brandi, that's a really nice poem. Thank you for sharing.
Hope you have a fantastic week!
~ Nanette
TOS Older Crew

Stacy said...

Beautiful words to reflect on. Thank you for sharing. I'm stopping by on the TOS Homeschool Crew blog walk.

Twisted Cinderella said...

That is lovely.

Just stopping by while on stroll along with the TOS Crew Blog Walk! I really like your blog!

Debbie said...

Stopping by on the blog walk. I loved this hymn. Lovely words. I don't think I ever heard it. I will have to look it up on the hymn site I sometimes go to and see if they have it so I can listen to the tune.

Guiding Light said...

Love this - thank you! I'm taking a "walk" with The Crew...nice to visit your site...very nice! Looking forward to seeing you around the forum!


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