Friday, September 24, 2010

“I Am No Longer My Own . . . “

John Wesley's "Covenant Prayer." :

I am no longer my own, but yours.
Put me to what you will, rank me with whom you will
put me to doing, put me to suffering.
Let me be employed for you or laid aside by you.
Let me be full, let me be empty.
Let me have all things, let me have nothing.
I freely and heartily yield all things
to your pleasure and disposal.
And now, O glorious and blessed God,
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit,
you are mine, and I am yours. So be it.
And the covenant which I have made on earth, let it be ratified in heaven.

From Jim Martin at A Place For The God-Hungry