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Friday, May 1, 2009

I Shall Not Be Moved...........

Ahhhh....the smell of rain. I love it! And with the pollen and dust I've been eating lately, God knew we needed it. What does rain have to do with the title of this post you ask? The rain this morning made me think of this old hymn I've sung all my life, "I Shall Not Be Moved." Yes, water is in the lyrics:)

Which then reminded me of this verse from a devotion I read this week.
Acts 20:24 (King James Version)
24But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.

Come tempest.

Come stumbling block.

Come storm.

Come pain.

Come problems.

Glory hallelujah, I shall not be moved. Just like a tree planted by the waters, I shall not be moved!

Today if you are burdened down with life's troubles, choose not to let them move you. Instead use those stumbling blocks as stepping stones. God will supply the grace needed to climb each step.

Have a blessed weekend,

Carrie

5 comments:

Beth.. One Blessed Nana said...

Carrie - i so needed this today. It really goes with my post today and some "storms" in my life.

You are a blessing to me - thanks for loving the Lord and sharing from you heart,

Beth

K. Tilley said...

I needed an attitude adjustment and your post did just that! Thanks so much. Sorry for ranting this morning........I must look at all things with JOY; for time passes to quickly and my boy will be grown and gone before I know it.......(sniff)

Cheryl said...

What a wonderful post Carrie! I love this song also. "I SHALL NOT BE MOVED";) I seen you this evening but everything was crazy and I didn't get a chance to speak. Hope you had a good evening. Love You!

Tea With Tiffany said...

Great words of faith! Love them. I shall not be moved. I just saw the movie "Though None God with Me" and your post reminded me of that theme.

Cindy said...

I too shall NOT be moved...thank you Carrie!

How is mom?