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Monday 1 August 2022

Trial of our Faith - more Precious than Gold

 In all our tribulations, sadnesses, pain and suffering can we still focus on the big picture. Gods big picture not ours! 


Hide not thy talent in the earth,

However small it be;

Its faithful use, its utmost worth,

God will require of thee.

His own, which He hath lent on trust,

He asks of thee again;

Little or much, the claim is just,

And thine excuses vain.

Go, then, and strive to do thy part,

Though humble it may be;

The ready hand, the willing heart,

Are all heaven asks of thee.

- William Cutler

1Pet 1.6-8

Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations: 

That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:

Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see Him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

Isn’t that wonderful? we rejoice with joy unspeakable, though we see Him not.. we believe! Amen!

Pressing on the upward way, new heights I’m gaining day by day!

Hymn Link here if not showing

In the harvest field now ripened
There's a work for all to do
Hark! the Master's voice is calling
To the harvest calling you
Does the place you're called to labor
And does the place you're called to labor
Seem so small and little known?
It is great if our God is in it
For He'll not forsake His own
Little is much when God is in it!
Labor not for wealth or fame
There's a crown, and you can win it
If you go in Jesus' name
And when the conflict has ended
And our race on earth is run
He will say, if you've been faithful
"Welcome home, My child—well done!"
Little is much when God is in it!
Labor not for wealth or fame
There's a crown, and you can win it
If you go...
If you go...
If you go in Jesus' name
Source: Musixmatch

Little Is Much When God Is In It lyrics © Word Music, Llc

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Shaz in Oz.x  
(Edit: I’ve no idea who the poet William Cutler is, if anyone can clarify, please do in comments and I’ll add it, I loved his poem. 😊)

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