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The Lord Is My Delight

"But what things were gain to me, these I have counted loss for Christ" (Philippians 3:7).

My Life Poured Out

1.   The Lord is my delight!
         To serve my Sov'reign King;
      My life poured out to do His will,
         A joyful offering!

2.   As I arise this day,
         May I count all things loss,
      To the know the joy of life in Christ
         By taking up my cross.

3.   I long to be like Christ,
         His will my meat and drink,
      Delighting in obedience
         In all I do and think.

4.   This day the Lord has giv'n
         Belongs to Him, not me,
      To be lived out in faith and love,
         And not spent selfishly.

5.   Each person that I meet,
         Each circumstance I face,
      Is an occasion to make known
         The riches of His grace.

6.   My joy is in the Lord,
         To serve Him all my days;
      My life poured out for all to see,
         A sacrifice of praise.

"The Lord Is My Delight"
WORDS: Ken Puls, October 20, 1998
MUSIC: Robert Jackson (1894)
TUNE: TRENTHAM (S.M.)
THEME: The Joy in Serving Christ

Written following a message on John 4:34 preached by Pastor Larry Vincent at Heritage Baptist Church, Mansfield, Texas on October 18, 1998. Christ delighted in serving the Father and doing His will. He used the occasion of resting at a well to bring the Gospel to a Samaritan woman. In his sermon Pastor Vincent exhorted us to use every occasion as an opportunity to make known the riches of God's grace in the Gospel. We see an example of this in the life of Paul. In Philippians 2:17 and 2 Timothy 4:6 Paul described his life as a drink offering being poured out as an expression of joy to God for Christ. Because of Christ, we can count all things in this life as loss that we might know Him and live in Him (Philippians 3:7–11).

©1998 Kenneth A Puls

 

 

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Lower Key: Eb

Song Sheet
Higher Key: F

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Lower Key: Eb

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