Saturday, October 23, 2010

I'd Rather Have Jesus ~ Then Sings My Soul Saturday




I just watched this video of the testimony of Kirk Cameron.......



.....What an awesome testimony from someone who had everything that the world would say gives happiness and fulfillment and found that Christ gives so much more.  It immediately brought to my mind this hymn......

I’d Rather Have Jesus

I’d rather have Jesus than silver or gold;
I’d rather be His than have riches untold;
I’d rather have Jesus than houses or lands,
I’d rather be led by His nail pierced hand.

Than to be a king of a vast domain
Or be held in sin’s dread sway,
I’d rather have Jesus than anything
This world affords today.

I’d rather have Jesus than men’s applause;
I’d rather be faithful to His dear cause;
I’d rather have Jesus than world-wide fame,
I’d rather be true to His holy name.

He’s fairer than lilies of rarest bloom;
He’s sweeter than honey from out of the comb;
He’s all that my hungering spirit needs,
I’d rather have Jesus and let Him lead.


Sharing a beautiful version by Crystal Lewis......




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 Matthew 16:24-26 .... “Then Jesus said to his disciples, ‘If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will find it. What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul? Or what can a man give in exchange for his soul?’” I’d rather have Jesus than silver or gold. . .
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Philippians 1:21 .... “For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.” I’d rather have Jesus and let Him lead. . .
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Philippians 3:8 ....“What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ.” I’d rather have Jesus than world-wide fame, I’d rather be true to His holy name. . .

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4 comments:

Michelle said...

Beautiful!
Thank you for letting me worship with you today.

Terry said...

Beautiful Post
I am now following you. Terry

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Fire Life said...

Love this interview with Kirk. He has always been an inspiration to me - he has made some wonderful life choices that have touched so many others. Glad I found you on the Hop today.