Today in the course, I heard this hymn during the hymnal session today. It is a hymn that I think its very meaningful.

I guess this is even more meaningful for Parents and Religious Teachers in church. Sometimes I wonder, After teaching for so long, I really wonder whether had we really successfully pass on our faith to the next generation of believers. Somehow or rather, i feel that the work I have done is very much lesser in quality then the predecessors that taught me.

I guess through this hymn, God is telling all of us to be faithful, only by then we would be able to leave behind that legacy for the students to follow, and this is really the thing God requires all of us, the believers of today to do.

Hearing it comes of bring me back to that imagery where Jesus on the last chapter of the Gospel of
John. The first instruction given by the Lord to Peter, is actually to feed my lambs, which is the little sheep.

So when they had eaten breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me more than these?”
He said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I love You.”
He said to him, “Feed My lambs.”
He said to him again a second time, “Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me?”
He said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I love You.”
He said to him, “Tend My sheep.”
He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me?” Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, “Do you love Me?”
And he said to Him, “Lord, You know all things; You know that I love You.”
Jesus said to him, “Feed My sheep.
(Jn 21:15-17)

Find Us Faithful
By Steve Green

We’re pilgrims on the journey
Of the narrow road
And those who’ve gone before us line the way
Cheering on the faithful, encouraging the weary
Their lives a stirring testament to God’s sustaining grace

Surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses
Let us run the race not only for the prize
But as those who’ve gone before us
Let us leave to those behind us
The heritage of faithfulness passed on through godly lives

Chorus:
Oh may all who come behind us find us faithful
May the fire of our devotion light their way
May the footprints that we leave
Lead them to believe
And the lives we live inspire them to obey
Oh may all who come behind us find us faithful

After all our hopes and dreams have come and gone
And our children sift though all we’ve left behind
May the clues that they discover and the memories they uncover
Become the light that leads them to the road we each must find
Repeat Chorus

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