Lazaroo – Friday, September 17, 2010

Sep 17, 2010 I Lazaroo.


Pray the words of this Lazaroo aloud, with no-holds-barred surrender:

“You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy.”
(Hebrews 1:9)

That’s You, isn’t it, Jesus?

You don’t just like righteousness.

You love it!

Doing what is right thrills You.

When You see me doing the right thing

it thrills You even more.

Nor do you merely dislike wickedness.

You hate it!

You never have – and never will – do anything wicked.

When You can tell I detest the evil things You despise

You love it even more.

The world I live in often makes fun of people who do the right thing.
Many in my world are intrigued by people who do the wrong thing.

But in so doing

they miss Your inexpressibly sweet “oil of joy.”

I’ve missed a lot in my lifetime, Jesus

but don’t let me miss that.

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Psalms 45:7; 1 Chronicles 16:27; Nehemiah 8:10; Job 6:10; Psalms 4:7; Psalms 5:11-12; Psalms 16:11; Psalms 19:8; Psalms 51:12; Luke 6:22-23; Luke 10:17; John 15:10-11; John 16:24; Acts 13:52; Romans 14:17-18; Romans 15:13; 2 Corinthians 1:24

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Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright© 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.

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