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Christ will Provide

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Lauren’s father sent this link to us which was addressed by Pastor Piper back in 2004. It is as relevant today as it was when it was first given. His comment was, “This is wonderful–may God give you times to talk to your sons about the important things.”

This reminded also of a wonderful hymn, “Whate’er My God Ordains is Right”. This is a excellent hymn in the time of loss or tragedy or blessing or in time of needing comfort.

Whate’er my God ordains is right:
Holy his will abideth;
I will be still whate’er he doth;
And follow where he guideth:
He is my God: though dark my road,
He holds me that I shall not fall:
Wherefore to him I leave it all.

Whate’er my God ordains is right:
He never will deceive me;
He leads me by the proper path;
I know he will not leave me:
I take, content, what he hath sent;
His hand can turn my griefs away,
And patiently I wait his day.

Whate’er my God ordains is right:
Though now this cup, in drinking,
May bitter seem to my faint heart,
I take it, all unshrinking:
My God is true; each morn anew
Sweet comfort yet shall fill my heart,
And pain and sorrow shall depart.

Whate’er my God ordains is right:
Here shall my stand be taken;
Though sorrow, need, or death be mine,
Yet am I not forsaken;
My Father’s care is round me there;
He holds me that I shall not fall:
And so to him I leave it all.

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