The Answer

 

The answer to godliness
isn’t found

in the world’s
systems and rules

but in the Word
made flesh

believed, received
Holy Spirit proved.

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I can live a godly life for You are with me.

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“It is quite true that the way to live a godly life is not an easy matter. But the answer lies in Christ, who came to earth as a man, was proved spotless and pure in His Spirit, was served by angels, was preached among the nations, was accepted by men everywhere and was received up again to His glory in heaven.”

1 Timothy 3:14 TLB

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Rejoice In Christ

 

We are the
circumcision

who worship God
and rejoice

having no confidence
in our flesh

trusting His Spirit
His voice.

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You are with me and I rejoice in You.

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“For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the Spirit, rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh . . .”

Philippians 3:3 NKJV

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Called

 

One Lord, one faith
one baptism

one God and Father
of all

one body and
one Spirit

one hope in which
we’re called.

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I have been called for You are with me.

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“I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were called . . .”

“There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called in one hope of your calling;”

“one Lord, one faith, one baptism;”

“one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.”

Ephesians 4:1,4,5,6. NKJV

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Rooted And Grounded

 

O Lord strengthen us
on the inside

by Your Holy Spirit
and might

filling us with
Your fullness

to know Your love
it’s depth, its height.

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I am rooted and grounded in Your love, for You are with me.

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“. . . that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, “

“that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love,”

“may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height – to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.”

Ephesians 3:16,17,18,19 NKJV

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Good Comfort

 

We will be of
good comfort

we will be of
one mind

living in peace
becoming complete

by the grace of
Jesus Christ.

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You are with me and complete me.

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“Finally, brethren, farewell. Become complete. Be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.”

“The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. Amen.”

2 Corinthians 13:11,14 NKJV

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Only One

 

There is only
one gospel

one Jesus
to believe

only one
Spirit

to regard
and receive.

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You are with me and expose what’s false.

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“But I fear, lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.”

“For if he who comes preaches another Jesus whom we have not preached, or if you receive a different spirit which you have not received, or a different gospel which you have not accepted – you may well put up with it.”

2 Corinthians 11:3,4 NKJV

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Just As He Pleased

 

We are
the body of Christ

and members
individually

given gifts
by the same God

for manifestation
and edifying.

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You are with me and have placed me within the body of Christ with specific gifts for the profit of all.

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“There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.”

“There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord.”

“And there are diversities of activities, but it is the same God who works all in all.”

“But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all.”

“But now God has set the members, each one of them, in the body just as He pleased.”

1 Corinthians 12:4,5,6,7,18. NKJV

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Glorified

 

Let me glorify You
in my body

and in my spirit
for I am Yours

having been washed
and sanctified by You

justified in the name
of my Lord.

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You are with me and are glorified in me.

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“Do you not know that the unrighteousness will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived.”

“And such were some of you. But you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God.”

“For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and your spirit, which are God’s.”

1 Corinthians 6:9,11,20. NKJV

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The Mind Of Christ

 

For we have
the Spirit of God

and the mind
of Christ

to know the things
we’ve been freely given

to know Him and Him
crucified.

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You are with me and give me Your Spirit so I can know You.

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“For I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified.”

“Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God.”

“For ‘who has known the mind of the LORD that he may instruct Him?’ But we have the mind of Christ.”

1 Corinthians 2:2,12,16. NKJV. / Isaiah 40:13 NKJV

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Peace In Believing

 

I have joy and peace
in believing

because
You fill me up

now living hope
abounds in me

by the power of
Holy Spirit.

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I am filled with hope, joy and peace because You are with me.

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“Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Romans 15:13 NKJV

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