Fountain of All Good

by | January 23, 2012

O fountain of all Good,
Destroy in me every lofty thought, Break pride to pieces and
scatter it to the winds,
Annihilate each clinging shred of self-righteousness,
Implant in me true lowliness of spirit,
Abase me to self-loathing and self-abhorrence,
Open in me a fount of penitential tears,
Break me, then bind me up;
Thus will my heart be a prepared dwelling for my God;
Then can my Father take up His abode in me,
Then can the blessed Jesus come with healing in His touch,
Then can the Holy Spirit descend in sanctifying grace;
O Holy Trinity, three Persons and one God,
Inhabit me, a temple consecrated to Thy glory.
When thou art present, evil cannot abide;
In Thy fellowship is fullness of joy,
Beneath Thy smile is peace of conscience,
By Thy side no fears disturb, no apprehensions banish rest
of mind,
With Thee my heart shall bloom with fragrance;
Make me meet, through repentance, for Thine indwelling.
Nothing exceeds Thy power,
Nothing is too great for thee to do,
Nothing is to good for Thee to give.
Infinite Thy might, boundless Thy love, limitless Thy grace,
glorious Thy saving name.
Let angels sing for
Sinners repenting,
Prodigals restored,
Backsliders reclaimed,
Satan’s captives released,
Blind eyes open,
Broken hearts bound up,
The despondent cheered,
The self-righteous stripped,
The formalist driven from a refuge of lies,
The ignorant enlightened,
And saints built up in their holy faith.
I ask great things of a great God.
The Valley of Vision

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