O Merciful God!

a tired spirit a dry spirit choking on dust Lord, have mercy on us! we fall short of Your glory we try to control Your story we love broken we thank You for how You have woven us as one in unity with Father, Spirit, Son rain down all that is righteous to drown what … Continue reading O Merciful God!

I am Praying for You, A Poem

She lifts her head Then bows it instead   Her heart sings Glory, glory to my Beloved King   Her lips tremble In her hope she resembles   Christ, the Morningstar Our Risen Messiah   Lord,  she whispers, Bless my brothers. Bless my sisters.   Lord, her voice rises, Keep them from the evil one … Continue reading I am Praying for You, A Poem

Holy

Such a drastic contrast Between Holy and sin The battle rages within Flesh meshes with lies Purity and truth stand by Waiting, calling Never late or stalling Holy is His whisper A glimmer Of His glory A lightening flash For those who see are changed in its path Holy is Scripture Operating on wounds needing … Continue reading Holy

A Poem of Easter

It is finished, Jesus said As He gasped and bled None of us really know How much sin was in His blood flow Was it ours? Oh my yes, for all our life hours The earth shook Darkness hung while fear overtook The hearts of men and women Not remembering the Temple would rise again … Continue reading A Poem of Easter

God Says

God says, I AM THE ONLY GOD Yet we insist on our own way and to heaven we poke and prod God says, I AM THE ONLY NAME WHO SAVES Yet we stumble, falling, landing close to the grave God says, LET THE EARTH OPEN WIDE AND SALVATION SPRING UP Yet we close our hearts … Continue reading God Says

Blessed are Those Who Believe

There is no rest for the wicked Blood bubbles beneath their fingernails There is no rest for the wicked When evil plans succeed, natural consequences avail The wicked don't sleep They steep Secret in their sin Rationalizing they have a right to take others as victims God says He protects the oppressed Jesus came in … Continue reading Blessed are Those Who Believe

A Poem of Praise

How high can a butterfly fly? Only God knows how, when and why For He designed each wing before each cocoon Just as He knows the shape of our brow before placing us in our mother's womb Oh to Him who is immeasurably able! Can we fathom? Can we find a label? No! There is … Continue reading A Poem of Praise

Hallelujah to the God of all Creation!

(Photo credit from a brother in Christ, Steve Keagle). His plenty corn His painted sky Let us dare not pass Him by Heaven's fire Lights the horizon Ablaze ... amazing Overcomes the weakest souls Shouting emboldened praise Glimpse of Christ In all His glory Let our voices unite and raise: Hallelujah! Receiving His power Streaming … Continue reading Hallelujah to the God of all Creation!

His Blessings

High above Our earthly buzz Sits a King on His throne Who died to make us His own His majesty overcame His blood covered every stain He gave grace its name In love His truth proclaims So worthy and so powerful His praise shall ever be a mouthful For He revealed His holiness In a … Continue reading His Blessings

Stars and Their Names

My eyes scour Night's darkest hour Seeking His moon Humming a tune Nothing but the blood of Jesus Instead, I spy His millions of stars Twinkling, holy Named by Our Ever Only What can wash away my sin? Oh, how I need You, my Lord One day I shall know their names in your Star … Continue reading Stars and Their Names