I was raised singing this song by Annie Flint in church.....
He giveth more grace as our burdens grow greater,
He sendeth more strength as our labors increase;
To added afflictions He addeth His mercy,
To multiplied trials He multiplies peace.
When we have exhausted our store of endurance,
When our strength has failed ere the day is half done,
When we reach the end of our hoarded resources
Our Father’s full giving is only begun.
Fear not that thy need shall exceed His provision,
Our God ever yearns His resources to share;
Lean hard on the arm everlasting, availing;
The Father both thee and thy load will upbear.
His love has no limits, His grace has no measure,
His power no boundary known unto men;
For out of His infinite riches in Jesus
He giveth, and giveth, and giveth again.
And for some odd reason, this song has been in my head lately....I was thinking of the words tonight as I was reading over a few friends posts on Facebook. And thought....
He gives more.....patience when things don't go as planned.
He gives more.....love when we think we've given it all.
He gives more ....strength when we are empty and tired and can't go on
He gives more....peace when we get our minds focused on the temporary
He gives more....joy when we lose heart and get discouraged
He gives more....resources when our plans fail
He gives more....it's called grace.
Isn't that a wonderful thought in the midst of a world that demands so much from us? I'm resting in this truth and it's beautiful and peaceful and memorable. Life can be like this everyday. Just realize and live the truth that HE GIVES MORE!