To be like Christ your purpose here is clear:
Continue on the work that He began.
Now this is really your one true career,
The reason why you love your fellow man.
In all you do the Father’s glorified; [i]
His will is all you ever want to do. [ii]
Call sinners to repentance far and wide, [iii]
And use the sword of Truth your whole life through. [iv]
As Jesus lived to serve, be just the same; [v]
Lay down your life for others if need be. [vi]
Love God with all your heart and praise His name; [vii]
Give love to one another – that’s the key. [viii]
Fulfill the mission Christ set out to do,
And you will please the Lord whose love is true
[i] “… let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:16
[ii] “… I seek not to please myself but him who sent me.” John 5:30
[iii] “… I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” Matthew 9:13
[iv] “… I came not to send peace, but a sword.”Matthew 10:34
[v] “… I am among you as one who serves.” Luke 22:27
[vi] “… I lay down my life for the sheep.” John 10:15
[vii] “… Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind” Luke 10:27
[viii] “… A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” John 13:34
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