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He is not here: for he is risen, as he said.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

To Think about Jesus

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In relation to my previous post about reverence, this song is the one I first thought of and meant to post:

It shouldn't be hard to sit very still
And think about Jesus, his cross on the hill,
And all that he suffered and did for me;
It shouldn't be hard to sit quietly.
It shouldn't be hard, even though I am small,
To think about Jesus, not hard at all.

("To Think about Jesus," Children's Songbook, 71)

With those words in mind, it really should not be hard to think about Jesus during the sacrament, or at any time for that matter. After all that He did for us, it is the least we can do, though if we really are thinking about Him and His sacrifice, we will do much more than just remember Him--we will also keep His commandments.

Sharing Time: When has thinking about Jesus helped you keep His commandments?