To they who trespass time and time again, Who seem indifferent to their long-drawn sin, O God, now grant compassion as Christ had, And help me lift and bear as lovingly. To those whose wrath against my sins still burn, Who would not cease, but wordless ceased from me, To them, O God, grant me […]
O Lord, that all my service to the beloved ones around Would only stem out of a blessed love toward my King, And not from pride and selfishness which doth compete With other brethren who do strive to pure and loving be.
O changeless Lord, the men of old did fall, And round me still, the men of strength do fall. Within temptations; and without perils: Lord, I am weak – hold me through the tempest swirl! O Thou whose voice doth still the wind and waves Commands our faith on Thee to ever stay. The waves […]
Written three months ago (roughly, based on the WordPress draft timeline). Possibly in remembrance of those who profess to be His, but in “every good work reprobate” (Titus 1:16). This poem was definitely in remembrance of Psalm 73. The wicked seem to hold great sway in life – They prosper, build – despite their wicked […]
Written about a month ago. God’s providential hand works high above What man can see, can hear, can well discern. The seeming chaos has a beauty deep Which God shall please to show, to let us learn. The sullen rain may dampen cheerful hearts, And setting suns may spur a saddened sigh. But midst the […]
When mem’ries of my sins do haunt my thoughts, Still Thou my thoughts, O God, and draw me near, Lest I should in my nameless guilt and shame Stay stuck within the miry clay so drear. I would not think of these in my own strength – My strength doth fail when all these thoughts […]
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable. Psalm 145:3 KJV Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, Shall passing time once cease His praise? Not once at all, but to the end of days, Throughout the world, God shall be ever praised. Great is the LORD, and greatly […]