“Such Were Some of You”
I Corinthians 6:11
“Such were some of you,” until God made your life anew.
God can take a broken vessel, do what only He can do.
There's no man without his problems, none can say he's always true.
God still uses sinners who repent, for “Such were some of you.”
As we stumble through this life on earth, in pride and wickedness,
Full of failure, strife, and weakness, pain and suff'ring, aimlessness,
God above looks down in love, and knowing what we could become,
Only asks us to confess, receive Him, let His work be done.
He's the potter, I'm the vessel, I've been marred by pride and sin.
I've been broken, shattered, damaged, still, He's ready to begin.
Oh, how easy to ignore His call, go wandering my own way–
Till the potter molds, remakes me, forming beauty out of clay!
Think of Moses with his stutter, Jonah running from God's call. Oh
Peter cursed while Jesus was condemned, as he sat in the hall.
David murdered, lied and cheated, Sarah laughed at God's great news:
All these changed their minds and followed God, were vessels God could use.
Oh, how grateful we should be to God for all He's done for us.
How we ought to be more humble towards the sinners He could bless.
Where we've been is not as crucial as the place we're headed to.
God can use a life that's broken, He can make a man brand new.
If you're waiting for perfection, then you'll never serve the Lord
For God uses working people, not those sitting, being bored.
Just get moving doing something, getting started is the key,
Leave your failures far behind you, press on toward the victory.