7-4-15 The Balm of Gilead

Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak:

O LORD, heal me; for my bones are vexed.

Psalm 6:2

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If you are in the ocean you are wet;

Sin’s in your DNA, the worst disease.

The balm of Gilead will cure you yet;

Beg mercy from the Lord, that healing breeze.

You do not have the strength to overcome

The constant draw of sin that weights your soul.

Cry out your helplessness – God’s will be done,

Christ holds you up to Heaven, light and whole.

A broken bone reminds you constantly,

To take it to a doctor to be set.

Seek Christ: the Great Physician set you free;

He conquered hell and death without regret.

Let go and let the Savior give relief

Depend upon Him always in your grief.

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sonnet #405

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10-11-14 Love One Another

love one anotheru

I think I understand what Jesus meant

When He said all the world would know we’re His,

If this love that we share does represent

The love He has for us and who He is.

You are my sister more than blood could share;

You are my brother more than DNA;

This bond we have mere physics can’t compare;

We share the same sweet spirit all the way.

And O this love has power multiplied!

By faith we know there’s nothing we can’t do.

We glorify His name when it’s applied;

By prayer and through God’s will all things are new.

The joy that fills my heart when you’re around

Reflects His love for us, great and profound.

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By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples,

if ye have love one to another.

John 13:35 KJV