- Let me burn out for Thee, dear Lord,
Burn and wear out for Thee.
Don’t let me rust, or my life
Be a failure, my God to Thee.
Use me and all I have, dear Lord,
And get me so close to Thee
That I feel the throb of the great heart of God,
Until I burn out for Thee.
by Bessie Hatcher
For our God is a devouring fire. (Hebrews 12:29)
Relate: Growing up, we went camping two times a year. No, that is not the best way to say that. We went camping more than that and the two weekends I am thinking about were not really camping in the traditional sense so much as they were community living on a campground. It might vary from one time to the next but in general you would have 6-7 families and 30-40 people all gathering together every Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend. We would all get adjacent camping spots and arrange our campers (and tents for the kids) in such a way that we could have one communal fire as a gathering spot for everybody.
I would say that as young boy I was a bit of a pyro but that just…
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