Lord Jesus, You bring God within my reach.
You are flesh and blood like me.
You experienced life here as I experience it, in all its
Yet in You I see the transcendent God,
and in a form I can
Almighty, sovereign God is real to me in You.
I can begin to relate to Him in You.
Holiness is also real to me in You.
I would never conceive of holy living,
never dream of it or
until I saw it
so beautiful and
And as I trust You,
You bring holiness into my
innermost heart and
You make me holy!
I can hardly even imagine it, and
yet it is true.
You prove to me that I can be both
You prove to me that I can be a true child of God
here and now,
in this present, evil world.
You prove it by Your living example.
You prove it by giving me Your own Holy Spirit
to live and breathe and desire within me.
And You promise that
what You have begun,
You will finish, beautifully and completely.
Praise to You, Jesus,
my holy and human Brother!