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Saturday, November 20, 2010

do you love the world?

I don’t have anything especially profound to say today. Just felt like writing. I  picked up part of this song the other day. I haven’t heard it for a long time, but it still has a fantastic message. Too many times we find that folks want to be Christians, but they just don’t love the Lord as much as they do the things of the world.

Do you love the world, in its pomp and show? 
In its course of sin will you onward go?
Is the pride of life more than heav’n above?
Will you lose your soul for the sins you love?

Do you love the world? Will you selfish be,
When the Lord provides everything for thee?
Can you still refuse? Will you come and bow?
Give your heart and life to His service now?

Do you love the world, its applause and fame?
Soon ’twill end in sorrow, remorse, and shame;
Jesus bids you come and redeem your soul
From its awful doom, ere the judgments roll.

Do you love the world? Is it dear to thee?
Can it help thy soul in eternity?
Will you choose its way more than godly fear,
Sealing thus your doom, when the Lord is near?

Do you love the world more than Christ who died?
How the blood flowed free from His pierced side!
When it cost His life to prepare that place,
Will you die in sin, and refuse His grace?

Scary thought, isn't it.

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