I know this never happens to you, but I was aching for praise. Just wishing for a few words of affirmation. And I began to think that if nobody cares enough to say something, I might just quit. Even though I love what I do.
Enter this song and these words and a rush of God-speak to my heart.
Riches I heed not nor man's empty praiseGod's praise is not empty. It goes beyond a mere complement to the even greater realm of forever rewards. It comes from a mouth that has also spoken parting words as He takes every last little bit of my sinful pride and jealousy and angst onto His shoulders and dies in my place.
Thou mine inheritance now and always
I don't come anywhere near deserving that kind of praise, yet He gives it. Freely. All the time.
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