Shine Like a Star (Written by Caroline Gavin)

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“Do everything without complaining or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and depraved generation, in which you shine like stars in the universe as you hold out the word of life—in order that I may boast on the day of Christ that I did not run or labor for nothing.” - Philippians 2:14-16


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The sun has set,

Dark velvet cloaks the skies;

Stars shine above me,

Glimmering before my eyes.

Glorious diamonds,

So many shining above me,

Countless stars shining,

How wondrous to see.

May I be like these, Lord,

May I shine like a star;

I long to give You glory,

I long to be as You are.

For surely You shine

Through day, through night;

Surely You are the Son,

Full of glory and might.

So dark is this world,

Darker than midnight sky;

So many are lost,

So many stumble and cry.

May I be a light unto them,

May I shine with Your love;

May I bring others hope,

Shining as a star above.

For what value do I bring

If Your love I do not give?

What hope do I have

If for You I do not live?

Here I am, my Lord,

Your vessel, Your child;

I am here to glorify You,

Make me holy and mild.

May Your virtues fill

My humbled heart and soul;

May Your light shine in me,

Light making me whole.

And Your light I shall share

With one and with all;

I shall show them Your truth,

I shall follow Your call.

Yea, shine like a star

I vow forever to do;

I lose myself entirely, Lord,

To reflect radiant You.

Jesus, You are the Son,

Full of glory and might;

You are Life, You are Love,

My Guide day and night.

Continue reading at Purposeful Pathway Life Coaching: Shine Like a Star


© 2012 Caroline Gavin


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