Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Meeting in the Meadow: Anna: A Praying Heart That Trusts God's Word

Anna: A Praying Heart That Trusts God's Word
-Roy Lessin
One of the things that has always stirred my heart during the Christmas season is the depth of meaning found in the lyrics of many classic Christmas carols. In a little known carol written in 1781, The People That in Darkness Sat, is this brief prayer, “Lord Jesus reign in us, we pray, And make us Thine alone.”
This prayer seeks to have Jesus in His proper place in our lives. The Christ child was born to be King, not just of the Jews, but also to be the King of our hearts. We were born to belong to Him, to know Him, to adore Him, and to live for Him. This prayer of surrender to the Lordship of Christ was evident in the life of Anna. Her heart was set upon the Lord, and her life was set apart to the Lord, long before Jesus came into the world...
Read the rest of Roy's devotional, the last in this Christmas Series from DaySpring.com, here...

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