Saturday, January 31, 2015

PASSIONATE

by clay on 01/28/2015

PASSIONATE
I’m ordinary; I cannot see ahead, life is difficult
Friends fail and die, I am alone, unknown-inept-I’m low
We come we go, the pressure of life pulls our hearts away, I’m so easily distracted
What is it that I’m to do, is life really whistling in the dark?

My life is unchanging, one day much like the other, yet I want to know
John says Jesus is God’s everything; Lord I bend my knee to You, You are my everything
I’m sitting here, praying I ask, praying I surrender, praying I have confidence
Jesus is Lord, He is Lord of me, He is Lord of my situation; Praise God Jesus is in control

I believe in Jesus, He died for me, He is alive today and He loves me
I hope in You Jesus; I praise You Lord, this day is a challenge
Your Word encourages me, it is a lamp unto my feet; You define life for me
The world calls my name, cover me Lord with you grace, I want to live

Clay Corvin 1/27/15

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WHERE YOU FROM?

by clay on 01/27/2015

WHERE YOU FROM?
Where you from? Have you won? Are you hurting?
Life humdrum? Victory none? Where you from?

Do you care? Can we go there? Thank you I’m done
Hurting, blue, discontinued, another anxious day. Do you care?

Help me? Tit for Tat. Mine for that
I need someone to listen to me. It’s a war in my soul. Help me?

Future home. A place without hope. A life with no glow.
Drugs shield me. Addiction my way out-death. Future home

Who can help? Who can heal? Nothing can fix me.
Jesus? Real? If you are there I’m willing. Who can help?

Change came. Heart claimed. A step. Another step.
Christ owns me. Hope. A sliver of light. Change came.

Clay Corvin 1/27/15

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FEAR STALKS ME

January 25, 2015

FEAR STALKS ME Fear stalks me; it chills my spine Everyone I know; thinks I’m fine I can’t tell them; the abuse and pain Nothing frees me; the world turns its back on me I don’t count; fear stalks me Fear stalks me; childhood a sad blur Heartless days; nights that wandered eternally What can […]

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FOLLOWERS OF GOD – EPH 5:1-17

January 17, 2015

FOLLOWERS OF GOD – EPH 5:1-17 Imitate Christ, in all you do You are His, He loves you He has filled us with love- Jesus gave His life for you Love Jesus with all of your heart, one another as yourself Walk in His love, as you go let the Holy Spirit guide your actions […]

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BABE OF BETHLEHEM

December 20, 2014

BABE OF BETHLEHEM Babe of Bethlehem, Born in a manger, scorned by men Poverty His choice, He was committed to following the Father All around the Romans ruled, their way or the highway or worse Mary great with child, Joseph devoted Traveling to their ancestral home, Mary came due Jesus was born, it says that […]

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JOY

December 13, 2014

JOY I want joy-my heart my soul yearns for joy A constant search through the activities of life Fear stalks me-running so hard to stay ahead Today tomorrow the next day joy takes a back seat Life overwhelms me and mistakenly I claim Success as the key-it’s not- simply sidetracked me Power sought- claimed- acquired-so […]

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ALIVE IN CHRIST – EPH 2:1-10

November 1, 2014

ALIVE IN CHRIST – EPH 2:1-10 Once dead-born that way-chose that way-going that way Just like the world-every single person a slave to sin Separates us totally from God-HE abhors sin Causes us to walk according to the spirit of the age Anything His Word says is true –we despise and refute Deluded-we were utterly […]

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SATAN’S KINGDOM

October 31, 2014

SATAN’S KINGDOM Satan’s kingdom is one It is not divided Every thought is evil Every act has destruction in mind Evil, evil, evil-no holding back The focus is your failure Blinding your heart Covering your ears Making you not smart Every action by the Evil One is towards your destruction Depression and misdirection Has God […]

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I LOVE JESUS

October 23, 2014

I LOVE JESUS I love Jesus He walks with me Jesus is within me He comforts and restores me His love nourishes me His presence conquers my failure Jesus is my peace Jesus is my victory Jesus is beneath me, over me, behind me, the Lord covers me I love Jesus Jesus is my light […]

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GEZER WATER SYSTEM 2015 DIG

October 14, 2014

Gezer Water System 2015 Dig Posted: 13 Oct 2014 02:53 PM PDT Gezer Water System Expedition May 24 – June 11, 2015 Tel Gezer, Israel THE PROJECT:Participate in the excavation of an ancient Canaanite water system at Tel Gezer in Israel. DATES: May 24 – June 11, 2015. Volunteers should plan to arrive no later […]

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AGING IS

October 9, 2014

Aging is: Losing sleep Losing a child Losing a step Losing a dream Losing vitality ounce by ounce Losing a best friend Losing a wife Losing a job to retirement Losing time Gaining heartache Getting ahead Seeing the foolish things you thought important pass by Knowing what’s important twenty-five years too late A child coming […]

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FORTY-SIX YEARS TOGETHER

September 13, 2014

Amazing, unbelievable, miracle All things I think as I consider what we have done Forty-six years together Each year a gift of grace We forged a partnership-it required unselfish devotion and forgiveness You have given 150% and taught me to give my best Trust has been a benchmark of our faith in each other Jesus […]

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THE REALITIES OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE EPH 1:3-14

August 24, 2014

THE REALITIES OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE EPH 1:3-14 Praise the Lord, His will is perfect, He is always good The Holy Trinity-Father, Son, and Holy Spirit is the source of our blessing His blessings showered upon us in the heavenlies, where Satan roams That prince of the powers of the air may haunt the heavenlies […]

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EPH 1:1-3 WE THINK

August 16, 2014

EPH 1:1-3 WE THINK We think about God in our terms So limited – So disappointing Why this and why that -God should do this God doesn’t exist – God does exist like this Did God? – How can God? I can’t imagine God would – and yet we have no imagination Our intellect is […]

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BELIEF CHANGES EVERYTHING – GEN 15:1-6

August 9, 2014

BELIEF CHANGES EVERYTHING  – GEN 15:1-6 Do you believe God?  Do you believe Him for your situation? We need to move from knowing about Him to knowing Him To understand that His 7,000 plus promises in the Bible are true They are written to me and you for guidance in our daily life I believe […]

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THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME

July 19, 2014

I grew up there-with lions and tigers and bears Mysteries abounded-yet it sheltered me from the unknown Deep in the recesses of my mind-it is a place I’m known And loved Throughout victories and defeat-I was welcomed as me Warts and all it was where I belonged Something happened as a teenager I roamed-seeking new […]

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THURSDAY IN BIRMINGHAM-7/3/14

July 3, 2014

Cool at 88 degrees, breezy and low humidity-Birmingham weather on Thursday July 3, 2014. I’m sitting at a Starbucks in Brookwood Village nestled against a low hill with a nice shade over the parking lot. I’m not sure what I thought it would be like to spend ten days in the city of my youth. […]

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IT ISN’T HARD (1 Kings 8:1-66)

June 11, 2014

It isn’t hard to ignore the Lord, we feel so accomplished and complete Hurting all over, ignoring our defeats We maintain a sense of eternity, no rational reason for belief But we do believe, Jesus is our strength-HE is God’s everything Night rolls into day, time flies by-leaving our good intentions high and dry What […]

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KIND WORDS

June 3, 2014

Kind words Precious living Time enough for worry Let’s focus on the good All around are lights from the Lord Think on these things Jesus is Lord We serve Him We glorify Him He loves us Rest as you face adversity God is in control His Word is a light unto our feet A lamp […]

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THE JOURNEY

May 18, 2014

Life is a journey, some old some new Always voices pulling at you Famous last words predicting our path We must learn to think and make good choices Who will we listen too? Daniel Webster ridiculed the purchase of California Today if it were a country it would be the 5th largest GDP economy in […]

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