You Are My Desire

You are my desire
My soul longs after you
Every day in every way
You fill me through and through

You are my desire
My heart is in your hands
There is no greater purpose
Than walking in your plan

You are my desire
Your joy awakens me
I never have to worry
About my destiny

You are my desire
Your grace delivers me
I never have been worthy
Of the mercy shown to me

You are my desire
Your peace calms every storm
I rest in great assurance
That I am in your arms

You are my desire
You make all thing new
Your love is everlasting
I give my life to you

Before I came top know Jesus I had desires that were of this world. Drugs, alcohol, sex, power, riches and all kinds of worldly things were the longings of my heart. The defined me in my own imagination and nothing could change me because I really did not want to change, at least on the surface. But deep down inside, where the soul and spirit of a man lay, I was in turmoil. Je knew the lifestyle I was living was not sustainable. I knew one day it would kill me.

But I died a different death than expected. When I met Jesus, that man that I was started to fade away, to die out. That old man and all of it’s desires became my history instead of my present moments. I found myself with a new desire, something much bigger and greater then heaping things upon myself. Jesus was now the source of my purpose in life. He came in and dispelled of the old man and gave me new desires. Now I longed for love, peace, joy, hope, patience, faith and all those godly virtues. And my deepest desire was to praise Him, the one I used to curse. What a change in my life. What a wondrous love He has for me!

Psalm 37:4 King James Version
Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart

4 thoughts on “You Are My Desire

  1. thoughtsnlifeblog

    Hi Pete this is beautiful. I like the whole song and your thoughts towards the end. In Raja Yoga Meditation we refer to the different dying, as ” dying a live”. For as you say, we are dying from that old materialist lifestyle to a lifestyle, character and goodness of character that God is teaching us to be. So we are effectively dying a live, the old us is dying and a new us is emerging. A new clean, pure and wise us is emerging with God’s guidance.

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  2. SR

    Great post, Pete. Could you please explain, “the one I used to curse.” What actually happened there? Thanks so much and again good post! God Bless, SR

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