When Trials Come

It’s been a while since I’ve shared some thoughts from my heart. My heart has been heavy lately as I have some friends who are going through various difficulties in life. I’ve been so encouraged by the lyrics of this song by the Gettys. I love the reminder of the nearness and goodness of God despite what life’s circumstances may bring. I love the challenge to run to the cross when I am weary, seeing its victory over all sin, death, and pain. And I love the hope of our inheritance in a renewed heaven and earth.

When trials come no longer fear
For in the pain our God draws near
To fire a faith worth more than gold
And there His faithfulness is told
And there His faithfulness is told

Within the night I know Your peace
The breath of God brings strength to me
And new each morning mercy flows
As treasures of the darkness grow
As treasures of the darkness grow

I turn to Wisdom not my own
For every battle You have known
My confidence will rest in You
Your love endures Your ways are good
Your love endures Your ways are good

When I am weary with the cost
I see the triumph of the cross
So in it’s shadow I shall run
Till He completes the work begun
Till He completes the work begun

One day all things will be made new
I’ll see the hope You called me to
And in your kingdom paved with gold
I’ll praise your faithfulness of old
I’ll praise your faithfulness of old

Keith & Kristyn Getty
Copyright © 2005 Thankyou Music

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