Would I Ever Know Jesus?

November 24, 2011

A Quest For Truth

If I were satisfied and
Fulfilled by this world
Would I search for God’s peace
At the end of the road?

If I never grew weary
With the weight of my load
Would I rely on His strength
Instead of my own?

If I never had trials
Or tribulations to bear
Would I bow with submission
To my Father in prayer?

If I never knew sickness,
Grief or despair
Would I ever believe
Grace sufficiently bears?

If I never felt fear
Or had to repent
Would I revere His judgment
Or seek His forgiveness?

If my soul never agonized,
Suffered calamity or loss
Would I ever thank the Lord
For His Son on the cross?

If my life were all pleasure
And I never knew pain –

My faith would not exist
I would seek God much less
For He is most often sought
In times of distress.

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13 Comments on “Would I Ever Know Jesus?”

  1. BlueGem Says:

    I’m so blessed by your writings dear Jessie!!!

    Reply

  2. Onikoyi Says:

    This is a great piece and so true. Thank you for sharing!

    Reply

  3. thisbeatingheart Says:

    And so we are grateful when we face trial, because it draws us near to Him. Beautiful post babe. Beautiful.

    Reply

    • Jessie Jeanine Says:

      Yes, and I would scoff at this in my younger years, of course, not understanding what it meant. I am so grateful for the understanding now & to share with my brothers & sisters. Blessings my friend ❤

      Reply

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