Ashes, Ashes, May we all bend down

Sackcloth and ashes

adorn a repentant heart

mourning sin,

personal regrets and remorse for a nation’s apathetic approach

to God.

Bury your pride, my pride

and take up the cause of the cross.

Burn passionately for the cause of others.

Refrain, abstain from indifference and self-indulgence.

Control emotions and impulses.

Surrender your will, my will, to our Lord.

In humility, serve so He might be served and in it, glorified.

 

What will you do with the time you’ve been given?  How will you grieve and repent?  How will you adapt and change, all for God’s light to be magnified in an ever-darkening world?

 

Advertisements

One Reply to “Ashes, Ashes, May we all bend down”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s