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I Offer My Life - Don Moen

This is a very memorable song for me and my spiritual life.

Have I told you I used to teach in college? I guess not. Well, I used to teach in college. It was one of the highlights of my life. It was my passion to teach because I wanted to contribute to the development of youth, in my own ways. I always admired teachers and I said, maybe I could be like them.

I taught college students. I lectured on Ethics, Art Appreciation, Logic, Philosophy of Man and Political Science (which were my major courses back at UP). I want to remember this as a highlight of my life because I learned to embrace my spiritual life. I learned that there is one supreme Being who made all things possible. God made things possible when, with the help of our community, my best friend and I were able to start an organization in the campus, the Christ's Youth in Action. You probably heard about it when you are in Manila and Baguio City, but not in Dagupan, where my cousin and I used to work.

As a group, we sang our very fist Doxology during the opening program of a University-wide activity. This is the song that remained in my heart each time I remember CYA. When I think of this breakthrough of my life, I will always remember this song because we learned the signs of this song. We sang it in front of the University's president, all the teachers, the staff and all the students of the University. This is one of the most unforgetable moment of my teaching days... and I miss teaching... and now I know, I am also missing some aspect of my spiritual life. Maybe it's about time I recharge... maybe it's about time I share this soft spot of my heart... and maybe, it's about time I should take heed of my heart's desire, the deepest desire... just maybe. I would need a lot of preparations for this so I hope you will be there with me.

For the meantime, let's read the lyrics of the most highlighted song of my life:

(Verse 1)
All that I am, all that I have
I lay them down before you, oh Lord
All my regrets, all my acclaims
The joy and the pain, I'm making them yours
(Chorus)
Lord, I offer my life to you
Everything I've been through
Use it for your glory
Lord I offer my days to you
Lifting my praise to you
As a pleasing sacrifice
Lord I offer you my life
(Verse 2)
Things in the past, things yet unseen
Wishes and dreams that are yet to come true
All of my heart, alll of my praise
My heart and my hands are lifted to you
(Chorus)
Lord, I offer my life to you
Everything I've been through
Use it for your glory
Lord I offer my days to you
Lifting my praise to you
As a pleasing sacrifice
Lord I offer you my life
(Bridge)
What can we give
That you have not given?
And what do we have
That is not already yours?
All we possess
Are these lives we're living
That's what we give to you, Lord
(Chorus)
Lord, I offer my life to you
Everything I've been through
Use it for your glory
Lord I offer my days to you
Lifting my praise to you
As a pleasing sacrifice
Lord I offer you my life
(Chorus)
Lord, I offer my life to you
Everything I've been through
Use it for your glory
Lord I offer my days to you
Lifting my praise to you
As a pleasing sacrifice
Lord I offer you my life
Lord I offer you my life

And this is the audio from Imeem:
I Offer My Life - Don Moen

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