A watched pot never boils, it’s been said
and through my observation I have learned
the outcome of another pot instead.
Neglected one most surely will be burned.
Has it been way too long since I’ve been stirred?
Complacent is my current state of soul?
Do I wander, spiritual vision blurred?
Lord, your bestirring, let it be my goal.
This earthen vessel often must be changed
and challenged to become much more like Thee.
My stinking thinking must be rearranged.
Let holy agitation move through me.
Whate’er it takes, don’t let me stay the same.
Shake me by your Word, in Jesus’ dear name.
2Timothy 1:6 Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.
2Peter 3:1,2 This second epistle, beloved, I now write unto you; in both which I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance:
That ye may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour: