Break Our Arrogance

Arrogant, God, we are arrogant
thinking we have grasped you
acting as though we know you
pretending as though we could be like you

But in our more honest moments
we know what we really are
formed from dust
lower than angels
cast away from your presence

And we realize that we are arrogant
with very little cause

And in our arrogance
we remember the humility of Christ
the one in very nature God
the one higher than all angels
the one seated at your right hand

Christ, the one who became as we are
dusty, lowly, cast away
so that we might be as he is
like you, higher than angels, in your presence

You, God who ever escapes our grasp
You, God just beyond the reach of our minds
You, God who made us in your image to be formed into your likeness

Break our arrogance
but let our thoughts be of you
Break our arrogance
but let our actions reflect you
Break our arrogance
but let us grow more into your likeness
as we follow the one who was and is like you

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Published in: on January 16, 2008 at 3:18 pm  Leave a Comment  

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