Jun 1, 2012
Our highest joy
We are all wired to find our highest joy in beholding greatness.
That’s why people travel thousands of miles to see Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, and the Matterhorn.
But the infinitely greatest greatness is God Himself.
Which means our infinitely highest joy is beholding Him.
Be Thou My Vision
That’s the point of this ancient 6th-century Irish hymn — “Be Thou My Vision.”
I first met this song during my college years at a church in Santa Barbara.
It gripped me — with its clear God-centeredness.
Lines like —
Riches I heed not, nor man’s empty praise,
Thou my inheritance, now, and always.
Thou and Thou only, first in my heart.
High King of Heaven, my Treasure Thou art.
As you listen, may the Father enlighten the eyes of your heart so you see His majesty, love, power, holiness, glory, and greatness —
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