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Monday Real Life

As an antidote to slipping into thinking that our lives are all about Getting The Jobs Done and Doing and all the other elements of our days and lives, I encourage you to take a break. Stop and do something different - look up, just for a moment.

I'm working at home this morning, preparing a new talk, and really enjoying the challenge of a new subject. As well as the (literal!) noises of the washing machine calling me, and all the other pressing domestic demands, I've got my head down and I'm getting on with it. But just now I followed my own advice and stopped. I stopped in order to watch, listen and worship - to lift my head from me to Him, and the cross. It's done me so much good - to remember that Jesus loves me, not because of anything I do. And whatever I am doing, He is always interceding, and always fighting for me.

Take a moment today to do the same.

My current obsession is Victor's Crown - as you listen , let these truths comfort you, calm you, strengthen you, remind you that .....

......"By Your grace I live and breathe to worship You"

......"You are always fighting for us"

......."Everything high thing must come down, every stronghold must be broken. You wear the Victor's crown,You overcome"

You are always fighting for us

Heaven's angels all around
My delight is found in knowing
That You wear the Victor's crown
You're my help and my defender
You're my Saviour and my friend
By Your grace I live and breathe
To worship You.

At the mention of Your greatness
In Your Name I will bow down
In Your presence fear is silent
For You wear the Victor's crown
Let Your glory fill this temple
Let Your power overflow
By Your grace I live and breathe
To worship You.

You have overcome, you have overcome
Jesus You have overcome the world.

You are ever interceding
As the lost become the found
You can never be defeated
For You wear the Victor's crown
You are Jesus the Messiah
You're the Hope of all the world

Every high thing must come down

Every stronghold shall be broken

You wear the Victor's crown

You overcome!

At the cross the work was finished

You were buried in the ground

But the grave could not contain You

For You wear the Victor's crown.


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