Just as you are, my child
With no good works in your hand
Just as you are, my daughter,
I will always make you stand.
Stop your striving, stop your reaching
There is nothing you can do
To increase or improve on
What I have done for you.
You can climb the highest mountain
Or swim the deepest sea
But youíll never, no, not ever
Change the way I feel for thee.
You can publish books and novels
Or just whisper Me a prayer
You donít have to earn approval
Itís enough that I am there.
I can see how hard youíre trying
Donít you know that you are known?
Rest in my love, Iím waiting
Iíll never leave you alone.
Donít forget that I have bid you
Come to me, Iím your reward
I am all youíve ever needed
Your Savior, and your Lord.
Thank you, sweet Abba, Father,
I know that it is true
That You love me for who I am
And not for what I do.
Sometimes I just forget
That Iím a child at your feet
And I feel as though accomplishments
Would make me more complete
So I thank you for reminding me
That I already have whatís best
For You alone are my reward
And I can simply rest.
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