Trust and Obey | Downey First Christian Church

Since I’ve shared my plans for the next year, many have asked “why?”  Well, in my own words, here you go:

Why I’m going to Ecuador, by Erin from Sarah Shead on Vimeo.

The lyrics I mention at the end are from an old hymn the Baptist missionaries taught us back in elementary school in Santiago, Chile.  Here are some of the lyrics:

When we walk with the Lord in the light of His Word,
What a glory He sheds on our way!
While we do His good will, He abides with us still,
And with all who will trust and obey.

Trust and obey, for there’s no other way
To be happy in Jesus, but to trust and obey.

So, I guess the short answer to the original question is, “because I want to be happy in Jesus”.  It might seem selfish.  But, I want others to be happy in Jesus, too.



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