Tag Archives: God’s promises

I HAVE TO BELIEVE I AM WHO I AM IN I AM (Song Lyrics)

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I have to believe I am who I am in I AM
Because in Him, I live and move and have my being
So I am all that He says I am, and that’s the truth
Lord, in Your mercy, give me eyes opened, all seeing

I have to believe I am who I am in I AM
His Word says I’m His child, beautifully created
Healed, worthy and cleansed, safe, forgiven and bathed in love
Lord, I’m so sorry I took so much time and waited

I have to believe I am who I am in I AM
No more condemnation, no more wandering alone
You’ve given me rest, peace, that the world can’t comprehend
Lord, You have turned my heart to flesh, where once there was stone

I have to believe I am who I am in I AM
Made every whit whole, and Your Name do I magnify
Justified, glorified, I now have the mind of Christ
Lord, You found me, I was lost, Your word, did satisfy

Yes, in Christ, I am no longer hurting
In Christ, at last I am finally me
’Cause in Christ I am no longer searching
For eternal love that can set me free

© 2017 Liana Wendy Howarth

Am I Listening?

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I cannot explain
This emptiness, this pain
I long for Your presence
But feel it has left me

I feel so hollow
So alone, by myself
I’m hurting, dear Lord
And Your Word seems so distant

I read; but nothing is planted
I see words; but they allude me
I hear hymns; but they are for others
I need You, dear Lord, forgive me

Into tribulation we fall
Bringeth patience and
Experience that we might hope
Oh the love of God
To us You have given
Freely, freely
The gift of all time
Lord help me
To stop handing it
Handing it back to Thee
Oh! May my heart be joyful
And graciously accept grace
You have given Your life
Manifest in me

You have promised never to leave me
You have promised to always protect me
Rain down Your healing, Lord
Wash me afresh
I know I can never be clean enough
Looking through my eyes
Your eyes are pure, and Your light is golden
It shines through my heart
In which Your dear Son is hidden
It’s not me, I can do nothing
To enter Your Kingdom
I surrender my all, to You, my all is given

© 2012 – present Liana Wendy Howarth

Little Lost Lambsie

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He had said to follow him
He had said she would be safe
He had said all would be well
Then how did Lambsie become so lost?

He had said he’d feed her daily
He had said they’d be waters clean
He had said he’d never leave her
Then how did Lambsie become so lost?

He had said to watch him closely
He had said to look straight ahead
He had said he’d lead her through the storms
Then how did Lambsie become so lost?

He had said he’d always love her
He had said she was his very own
He had said he’d always known her
Then how did Lambsie become so lost?

He had said she’d live forever
He had said to never fear
He had said he was her hiding place
Then how did Lambsie become so lost?

Little lost Lambsie
Oh! Little lost Lambsie
Do not worry
Dry your tears
He is looking for you right now
He won’t be long
So don’t give up
You may have wandered
Far and wide
You may have struggled
Keeping up
You may have questioned
His love for you
His need for you
His purpose for you
Oh! Little lost Lambsie
Don’t ever think
He doesn’t love you
He doesn’t need you
He has no purpose for you
Little lost Lambsie
He loves you
He needs you
He has a purpose for you
You are his
You belong
You belong with Him
He is your Shepherd

And when you are found
Know that He knew
Where you were
All along …

You were never lost
In His eyes
Only in your own

© 2016 Liana Wendy Howarth

A GARDEN OF ROSES (Song Lyrics)

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Oh! Dear Lord, plant a garden of roses
Oh! Dear Lord, plant a garden of roses
Oh! Dear Lord, plant a garden of roses
Plant a garden within my heart

Oh! Dear Lord, let the fragrance be poured out
Oh! Dear Lord, let the fragrance be poured out
Oh! Dear Lord, let the fragrance be poured out
The fragrance within my heart

Oh! Dear Lord, may their sweetness fill others
Oh! Dear Lord, may their sweetness fill others
Oh! Dear Lord, may their sweetness fill others
Their sweetness within my heart

Oh! Dear Lord, plant a garden of roses
Oh! Dear Lord, plant a garden of roses
Oh! Dear Lord, plant a garden of roses
Plant a garden within my heart

Oh! Dear Lord, may they blossom forever
Oh! Dear Lord, may they blossom forever
Oh! Dear Lord, may they blossom forever
They blossom within my heart

Oh! Dear Lord, fill my heart with their beauty
Oh! Dear Lord, fill my heart with their beauty
Oh! Dear Lord, fill my heart with their beauty
Their beauty within my heart

Oh! Dear Lord, plant a garden of roses
Oh! Dear Lord, plant a garden of roses
Oh! Dear Lord, plant a garden of roses
Plant a garden within my heart

Oh! Dear Lord, when the thorns try to cause pain
Oh! Dear Lord, when the thorns try to cause pain
Oh! Dear Lord, when the thorns try to cause pain
To cause pain within my heart

That’s when dear Lord, You call forth new roses
That’s when dear Lord, You call forth new roses
That’s when dear Lord, You call forth new roses
New roses to fill my heart

Oh! Dear Lord, You planted Thy Love’s roses
Oh! Dear Lord, You planted Thy Love’s roses
Oh! Dear Lord, You planted Thy Love’s roses
Love’s roses within my heart

© 2015 Liana Wendy Howarth

33 I Ams …

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I am wanted.
I am needed.
I am loved.
I am beautiful.
I am cherished.
I am watched over.
I am protected.
I am here.
I am meant to be here right now.
I am chosen.
I am not forsaken.
I am not abandoned.
I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
I am covered.
I am the apple of His eye.
I am on the side of the Victor.
I am the head and not the tail.
I am worthy.
I am forgiven.
I am healed by the stripes of Jesus.
I am not consumed.
I am restored.
I am redeemed.
I am seated at the right hand of God in heavenly places in Christ Jesus.
I am found.
I am no longer blind.
I am a child of God.
I am a son/daughter of the living God.
I am not to fear.
I am not to be afraid.
I am to love God.
I am to love myself.
I am to love others.

And I am all of these things and more because the great I AM (The Lord God Almighty) says so.

Thank you heavenly Father for your precious promises and all consuming love.

Thank you Lord Jesus for Your sacrifice that bought me life.

Thank you Holy Spirit for Your comfort, leading and conviction.

© 2015 Liana Wendy Howarth

The Sweetness of God’s Word

The Sweetness of God's Word

Twining in amongst the roses
Tinged with thorns so carefully
On life’s path named “Follow Jesus”
Love brings freedom at Calvary

There the Word beckons one to look up
And my gaze beholds Glory’s pain
Never must I forget ‘tis love that …
Bought me life and broke the chain

So I ponder all He’s done for …
Me and countless other souls
Knowing that His birth without death
Leaves our hearts with bottomless unfilled holes

As only Jesus can fill our hearts up
Fill us up with His saving grace
Love and mercy, His salvation
Redemptive love upon thorn-marred face

Praise God He sent His Son to die for
You and me upon that blessed tree …
Blest because it held our Saviour
Blest absorbing His blood, spilt silently

Oh! The sweetness of God’s pure word
It lifts us way beyond our mortal hopes
Cleanses, heals, pricelessly restores us
Yes, it lifts us free with Heaven’s ropes

And so, beauty laced with lovingkindness
Is my Saviour’s word to me
He can, He will always lead me
Forward on to victory

For His promises are eternal
Fragrance bound upon Royal Word
Lifts me above saddened circumstances
Purer sweetness never heard

Oh! The angels wondrously adoring
Lifting chorus ever free
He can do the impossible
For He whispers, “All things are possible with Me.”

© 2013 – present Liana Wendy Howarth

Walk With Me

Walk With Me
Walk with Me awhile

And I will share your load
Carry your cross and together
We’ll walk the narrow road

Place your step beside Me
I’ll be on your right hand
We’ll talk about a heavenly joy
And leave this foreign land

We’ll smell the fragrant blossoms
…. Drink of the aroma sweet
And hear the distant thunder
Our Father you long to meet

Place your hand in mine
Your friend I long to be
And all of your pain and temptation
Will fall lovingly on Me

So walk with me awhile
Your path is Mine alone
I know all that you desire
….. Let me take you home

(in my e-book “Fragrance from the Spring”)

WHERE SWEET MILK AND HONEY FLOW (A Song of Hope)

Where Sweet Milk and Honey Flow

Oh! We’re following Jesus
He takes our hand every day
He’s leading us through many a sorrow
But they’re hid in the light of His way

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And He’s taking us
And bringing us
Where sweet milk and honey flow
To pastures green
Still waters clean
Where hope is forever sealed
Sins forgiven and sickness healed

Oh! We’re trusting Jesus
He strengthens us every day
And as we gather His words of love
They adorn Heaven’s home with each step of the way

Chorus
And He’s taking us
And bringing us
Where sweet milk and honey flow
To pastures green
Still waters clean
Where hope is forever sealed
Sins forgiven and sickness healed

© 2013 Liana Wendy Howarth

“But I have said unto you, Ye shall inherit their land, and I will give it unto you to possess it, a land that floweth with milk and honey: I am the LORD your God, which have separated you from other people.” Leviticus 20:24 KJV

Inspiration for this song …
Milk – for newborns in the faith, sins forgiven
Honey – health to the bones, sickness healed

A Revelation of God’s Treasure

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Just wanted to share with my dear readers something that the Lord opened in His Word unto me a while ago.

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‘For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.’ (2 Timothy 1:7 KJV)

– and this is what He gave me

–  the power is God, love is Jesus and a sound mind is Holy Spirit.

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Instead of fear we are given everything we will ever need in His absolute completeness.

Praying it will bless you.

He is our eternal promise of security.

Our very present help in time of need.

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