Tuesday, October 8, 2013

PRAY FOR ZAMBOANGA # 15: TAKE ME OUT OF THE DARK

This was taken at the Centro Pastoral in Gov. Camins Street after the Novena to the Lady of Pilar de Zamboanga last Sunday.

This looks like the R.T. Lim Boulevard, with the reflection of the street lights on the water, but there is supposed to be no water... this is water from flooding on the Centro Pastoral grounds. 

After 23 days of the MNLF Stand-off, the Zamboanga Crisis continues on as heavy rains pour, now on Day 6 of the continuous rains and flooding in most of central Zamboanga.

We continue to pray for Zamboanga!

Our outlook remains positive...
our spirits steadfast!

We are appreciating so many more things in life...
and we realize how temporary material things are!

It is not OUR WILL... but THY WILL BE DONE! 

I'd like to share the lyrics of a Gary V. song:
TAKE ME OUT OF THE DARK
Just what is it in me?
Sometimes I just don't know
What keeps me in Your love,
Why you never let me go

And though you're in me now,
I fall and hurt you still
My Lord, please show me how
To know just how you feel

You have forgiven me
Too many times it seems
I feel I'm not what you might call
A worthy Christian after all

And though I love You so
Temptation finds it's way to me

Teach me to trust in You
With all my heart
To lean not on my own understanding
I just forget
You won't give me what I can't bear

Take me out of the dark, my Lord
I don't wanna be there

You've never left my side
You gave Your hand to me to hold
Oh Jesus, I'm no longer in the cold

And yet, I leave You there
When I feel satisfied
I'd like to thank You every day
Not only when I feel that way

I've never known a Man
Who'd give His life for sinners like me
And yet, because He loves us so
He's promised us eternity
And we can have that promise
And be His if we have faith
And just believe

Teach us to trust in you
With all my heart
To lean not on my own understanding
We just forget
You won't give us what we can't bear

Take us out of the dark, My Lord
'Cause we don't want to be alone
Take me out of the dark, My Lord
We don't wanna be there, My Lord

Trust in You with all my heart
Lean not on my own understanding
I just forget
You won't give me what I can't bear

Take me out of the dark, My Lord
Cause we don't want to be alone
Take me out of the dark, My Lord
I don't want to be there

12 comments:

  1. Beautiful, beautiful photo, and an even more beautiful song. I'll be praying for Zamboanga.

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  2. Yeah, I heard about the flooding :( Take care!

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  3. It is good that your outlook is still positive. True, better things will come after the crisis. Just keep the faith.

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  4. I am sure Zamboanga will rise again. Stay safe po.

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  5. That's a very beautiful prayer.. Hope that Zamboanga stays safe :)

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  6. that is a good outlook, high spirited and full of positive vibes.. by the way nice picture

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  7. I was supposed to say beautiful photo until you said that that is flood. Hope the water recedes soon.

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  8. continuing to pray for zamboanga... like the what i've read on another blog, these are unusual times.

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  9. I am praying for your beautiful city....

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  10. I love this song. I just hope that Zambo will be at peace again soon.

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  11. Sending prayers and healing light your way and to everyone affected by this tragedy....
    Stay blessed!
    Elizabeth

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