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Archive - 2007

USED

Used of God to claim the day and herald Christ has come From the lips of an unholy one the truth of God has come Word and deed are all we have and sin is always here But Jesus Christ, the lovely one, uses our weakness here Used of God is not a...

EVERY DAY

Every day I struggle to maintain control I want to be in charge of my soul Develop a way to monitor my worthiness This sin, that sin, slothfulness in thought It develops a pain inside of me that screams You’ve not done enough...

JOY

Life is not an easy journey, even though we seek Joy is a goal for many, out of reach and hard to hold Concealed by pain, bruised and lame, I keep limping along life’s way Maybe today will be my day, joy my reward for pain Over and over I...

WHAT AM I TO BE?

What am I to be? Is there a way to know? Is it just DNA or is it how I play? Who will help me change? Am I consigned to be irrelevant and a slave To forces controlling me? I know the evil my ancestors did The family fables that reconstruct...

WHO STANDS FOR ME?

When I am lonely and blue, made a mess of the day I want to turn away from those things that I need to do My emotions hold sway, I refuse to do what I should Who will have my back? Who stands for me? Jesus Failure often calls, I gladly grab its...

THE MOMENT

I must admit that preparing for a journey is often more exciting than the journey Thinking what can be and reveling in what I see Then the day comes and off I go Facing the rigors of travel and letting myself be distracted by the terror of the...

FACT AND FICTION

Fact and fiction side by side Occupying significance in our minds Everyday we live one way So often evil as though Christ had no say Yet in our minds we know the truth Jesus died for my soul to be loosed Loosed from evil, loosed from sin But...

USEFUL AND FRUITFUL

Growing in Christ by faith Requires I walk His way, each day, without fail Focusing on truth, applying His rule to my life Letting His light shine in me, demanding purity His goodness a gift from His throne Praise God I’m not on my own My...

CHOOSE LIFE

No exceptions, no excuses, life is real and we must choose Right now where we are, life is available, unless we curse ourselves Knowing God is important, the life-giver is the key to growth Without His Word, without His way, we are destined to...

THE JOURNEY

I began this journey from the south, deep in the Negev, many thoughts Wondering where you would begin, talking with me again The desert was all brown, yet filled with wonder and awe I saw the stars that looked on you, my heart felt renewed Up...