Let The Beauty of Jesus Be Seen – hymn

I have had my mind occupied this week by what beauty looks like.

Is it just something that is easy on the eyes? Is it just nature? Is it something that is hard to name? Is it something that makes your world more pleasant? What is beauty and how do we see it?


Alyssa Ferguson was an example of the Beauty of Jesus. She faced life courageously, boldly, and while attempting to be the hands and feet of Jesus on this earth. She was beautiful! She faced six brain surgeries for cancer. She braved multiple types of treatments and trials to try to beat the cancer that took this beautiful soul from the earth this week. But you know what? Her beauty is living on. In Bold and Amazing ways!

Alyssa showed her heart when she was given a wish early on during her treatment. She gave that wish away. Not really but she wished for something that impacted a whole village in Zimbabwe – she wish for a well to be built so a village without clean water could have it. And it was granted. That village has clean water.

Alyssa’s beauty lives on through her memories, the people she touched, the faith she showed throughout all of her battle, and through the Alyssa’s World Changers Fund. She and her family began a fund in her name to continue partnering with organizations on the ground around the world that can dig water wells so others can lives and be healthy. It is called the World Changers Fund because Alyssa was changing the world in the ways she could and that was recognized by Matthew West, who wrote his song World Changers after learning of Alyssa’s Make A Wish.

World Changers don’t have to do something huge, though it may end up that way. They try to change their corners of the world. Whether big or small, we can all be World Changers. And in doing so, the beauty of Jesus is seen.

Today is Alyssa’s memorial service. If you want to see the world changed, please consider donating to Alyssa’s World Changers Fund. You can learn more at this link –

Alyssa’s World Changers Fund

At Home.

Let The Beauty of Jesus

words: Albert W. T. Orsbom (1916)
music: Tom M. Jones (1927)

Let the beauty of Jesus be seen in me,
All His wonderful passion and purity;
May His spirit divine all my being refine,
Let the beauty of Jesus be seen in me.

When somebody has been so unkind to you,
Some words spoken that pierces you thru and thru;
Think how He was beguiled, spat upon and reviled,
Let the beauty of Jesus be seen in you.

From the dawn of the morning to close of day,
In example in deeds and in all you say;
Lay your gifts at His feet, ever strive to keep sweet,
Let the beauty of Jesus be seen in you.


9 thoughts on “Let The Beauty of Jesus Be Seen – hymn

  1. Annette Tinholt Vellenga January 29, 2017 at 8:52 pm Reply

    Lori, very touching. Know you are in my thoughts and prayers this weekend. Love this verse, really speaks to who we are supposed to be eh?
    From the dawn of the morning to close of day,
    In example in deeds and in all you say;
    Lay your gifts at His feet, ever strive to keep sweet,
    Let the beauty of Jesus be seen in you.

    • 3gigglygirlsathome January 30, 2017 at 8:50 am Reply

      Thanks, Annette. All the verses of this song are good but yes, the one you quoted gives us some marching orders.

  2. Where Do You Find Beauty? | At Home January 30, 2017 at 7:00 am Reply

    […] This week’s Virtual Curriculum Fair theme has really been on my mind. You can read a spin-off of it in my hymn post this week (Let The Beauty of Jesus Be Seen In Me). […]

  3. Kym Thorpe (@HSCoffeeBreak) February 6, 2017 at 8:55 am Reply

    Beautiful tribute to Alyssa, and how she lived her life as a tribute to the love of Jesus. Praying for comfort for those who knew Alyssa, and that her God-given dream of changing the world continues!

  4. jdonasc February 6, 2017 at 10:30 am Reply

    What a beautiful post, Lori, and a great reminder.

  5. Melissa February 6, 2017 at 5:26 pm Reply

    So sorry to hear of Alyssa’s passing. What a beautiful, selfless gift the well was. Her parents must be very proud of her.

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