Amid all the talk about covenants

A reminder.

I am no longer my own, but thine.
Put me to what thou wilt, rank me with whom thou wilt.
Put me to doing, put me to suffering.
Let me be employed by thee or laid aside for thee,
exalted for thee or brought low for thee.
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 thy pleasure and disposal.
And now, O glorious and blessed God,
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit,
thou art mine, and I am thine. So be it.
And the covenant which I have made on earth,
let it be ratified in heaven. Amen.

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3 thoughts on “Amid all the talk about covenants

  1. It’s very sad that (not a few) popular, reckless United Methodist leaders are talking as if all covenants are now a “toss up” and in collision. But it’s even more amazing what they exultantly assert: that violations of our Disciplinary covenants will not harm the church. They speak as though they have the church in their pocket, as if they can determine the outcome of willful disobedience…

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