Archive | November, 2011

Gratitude is an Attitude

November 29, 2011

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Have you ever gone through times when you did not have very much of… well, anything? I am not speaking of those things that we do not need yet greedily seek, never being content with what we have. I am talking about just your basic necessities not being met. Have your struggles ever been so […]

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If Jesus Spoke To Me

November 25, 2011

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If Jesus spoke to me Kind and gentle I know He’d be Embracing me with compassion and care Whispering softly into my ear… “My child, listen carefully To all I have to say You are never alone I am here to stay.” “There is nothing you have done To make me love you less I […]

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Assist A Seeker, Save Their Soul

November 25, 2011

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Our greatest purpose as we see Servants of Christ we must be. To bring Him pleasure, to glorify Thee Lest, there is no use for you and me. May we search for seekers of Christ And not be misled by seekers of life. Hope and enthusiasm are contagious Let us encourage with motivation! Are we […]

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An Artist’s Palette

November 24, 2011

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I am so broken Falling apart A thousand pieces Strewn like art. In my weakest moments I cannot see Grief and despair Paint a canvas of pity. I may look a mess But I guarantee I have value and purpose The eye cannot see. It is easy to forget The Artist’s vision of me I’m […]

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Would I Ever Know Jesus?

November 24, 2011

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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 […]

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My Prayer and Plea

November 24, 2011

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Dear Lord, you know I try to be Perfect and righteous just like thee. My expectations are so high And yet, my failings do multiply. Throughout the day I try to stay Conscious of my thoughts and ways. As, there are struggles that persist And I wish I wouldn’t make any slips. Help that I […]

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My True Love

November 24, 2011

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I have prayed for companionship And my life’s true love. I have been forever seeking For that special soul to love. An emptiness I have always felt That has longed to be fulfilled. Worldly treasures, earthly gain Could never satisfy the lonely pain. It has taken much to realize That the very one I sought, […]

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Remember Jesus

November 24, 2011

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If ever I grow weary With the weight of my load May I remember Jesus Who carried His cross alone. If ever I am fearful Of all that lay ahead May I remember Jesus Praying in the garden instead. If ever I am rejected By family, friend or foe May I remember Jesus He was […]

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Where Is God When It Hurts?

November 24, 2011

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I am being abused and I wonder where He is. He is being whipped and nailed for sins He didn’t commit. I am sinful and worldly, will He accept me? He waits with forgiveness, I need only confess thee. I am angry and hateful, where could God be? He is seeing my faults, yet has […]

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The Gardener

November 23, 2011

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My child, I know your grief Your every burden I share; I know how you are tested Afflictions do not seem fair. At times you fear My indifference To all affecting thee; But know your pain and suffering Are of deep concern to Me. My child, I have a purpose In all that I allow; […]

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To Live As I Pray

November 23, 2011

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I bowed my head and knelt to pray, “Lord, bless everyone on this fine day. Please help others to do your will Let them know your love is real. Please heal the sick, feed the poor Give comfort and peace, I beg, forlorn.” Then I rose to seize the day In this secular world, gone […]

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The Simplicity of Gratitude

November 23, 2011

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Tears of gratitude I might convey For the smallest blessings That come my way. Life’s little treasures That surprise and unfold Giving us pleasures Richer than gold.

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To Commit a Sin

November 23, 2011

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Every time I commit a sin I bury the whip into His flesh. From those stripes, His blood is shed Hoping I will submit. I swing the hammer with such force The nails pierce His hands and feet His blood pours out to cover my sin A Lamb is slaughtered on Calvary.

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I Beseech You, Lord

November 23, 2011

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Take me, break me and make me, dear Lord Just what You want me to be. For, I thought I knew best, but life is a mess Bestow mercy and grace upon me. Help me discover how easy it is To be selfishly lost in my pride. Uncover weakness and greed in me So, I […]

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Choices

November 22, 2011

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Those traumas I’ve faced have not been easy I’ve often questioned their value in tears But it was allowed to shape my character So that into my life He could appear. I will not harbor anger or resentment Nor do I have a need for revenge For God has kept a record of every wrong […]

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