Saturday September 18, 2021 – Jesus, I want you!

Psalm 38:9  All my longings lie open before you, O Lord; my sighing is not hidden from you.

How do we begin to thank God for what Jesus has done for us. Because of Jesus, and what He accomplished, our lives and our longings can be transformed.  Our longings can become a symphony to the Lord of what we want Him to do in our lives. I have personalized these longings so that they will speak to each of us as individuals.  Hopefully, to an increasing degree, they express what is in each of our hearts:

O Lord Jesus,

  • I want to glorify you
  • I want to please you
  • I want to love you more and more and more
  • I want to walk in all your ways
  • I want to fulfill your purposes for my life
  • I want to fulfill the calling that you have given me
  • I want to be used by you
  • I want to honor you
  • I want to love my spouse
  • I want to love those around me and those you bring into my life
  • I want to teach others to love you
  • I want to always be grateful for you and all you do
  • I want to praise you continually
  • I want to be faithful
  • I want to embrace your disciplining me
  • I want to trust in you
  • I want to worship you
  • I want to fear you
  • I want to bring delight to you
  • I want to live a life worthy of your esteem
  • I want to do your will
  • I want my love for you to be passionate

About Don Schmidt

Beginning in the fall of 2009, Don was VP of Operations & Director of Student Life for 2 years at Williamson Christian College in Franklin, TN - a wonderful, accredited 4 year college for adult learners. That is where he started writing the devotionals. The passion of his heart is to love God and to help others learn to love God more and more. He grew up in St. Joseph, MI - Class of '66. Graduated from Michigan State in '70 and Wheaton Grad School in '78. Thunderous conversion October 11, 1968. He and Donna were engaged 2 hrs & 15 minutes after they met August 25, 1969 at a Christian camp in Georgia. They married in '70 and have 4 wonderful sons. Most of his adult career has been in business in NE Ohio. They lived for 20 years in Peninsula, OH. They attended St. Luke's Ministries (Anglican) in Copley, OH for many years. Six years ago they were reassigned by the Lord to attend River of Life Community Church in Hudson, OH. St. Luke's prayerfully sent them off on this new adventure with much love.
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