When we walk with the Lord in the light of his word..
----- you know, that's really the only way you CAN walk with the Lord
When you do HIS good will.
---- his will, not my own, but his
HE ABIDES with us with us still
.... think about that. He abides with us if we are walking with him and doing his will.
It does mean we have to walk you know.
Not stand still watching the world go by.
No turning around and walking the other way.
Not running ahead or lagging behind, but an active keeping up with him.
An active knowing his word and being changed by it.
An active trusting as we walk with him.
So let us then WALK shall we not?
What a glory he sheds on our way!
While we do his good will, he abides with us still,
And with all who will trust and obey.
Trust and obey, for there's no other way
To be happy in Jesus, but to trust and obey.
Not a shadow can rise, not a cloud in the skies,
But his smile quickly drives it away;
Not a doubt or a fear, not a sigh nor a tear,
Can abide while we trust and obey.
Not a burden we bear, not a sorrow we share,
But our toil he doth richly repay;
Not a grief nor a loss, not a frown or a cross,
But is blest if we trust and obey.
But we never can prove the delights of his love
Until all on the altar we lay;
For the favor he shows, and the joy he bestows,
Are for them who will trust and obey.
Then in fellowship sweet we will sit at his feet,
Or we will walk by his side in the way;
What he says we will do, where he sends we will go,
Never fear, only trust and obey.