10-29-15 Awake!

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Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.

Ephesians 5:14 KJV

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The unregenerate cannot arise

Without the blood of Jesus on their soul,

So more than dead they head to their demise

Unless they’re sought and Christ they choose in whole.

Yet saints may be asleep among the dead

Who’ve wandered from the light with constant sin,

So blow the trumpet loud beside their bed, 1

Remind them who they are and where they’ve been.

Awake, you sons and daughters of our God!

Stand up and Christ will surely give you light!

He’s coming soon, my friend, so don’t you nod,

Get oil for your lamp 2 and keep it bright! 3

Awake from all the dead, you sleepyhead!

There’s no more time to doze, He’s just ahead!

1Joel 2:1

2Matthew 25:1-13

3Matthew 5:16

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9-12-14 My Cup Runneth Over

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Now through the valley on to open plains

I follow in the shadow of my Lord.

Though evil wants to tie me up with chains

He makes a feast for me before the horde.

My faith consumes the sacred bread and wine,

While Satan stands defeated once again,

And grace anoints my head e’en while I dine;

No longer do I serve the likes of men.

My Saviour do I praise forever more!

This cup of joy will always overflow.

His Presence makes my blissful spirit soar,

And where He leads is where that I must go.

My enemies do watch and gnash their teeth;

My Shepherd’s love surrounds me like a wreath.

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Thou preparest a table before me

in the presence of mine enemies:

thou anointest my head with oil;

my cup runneth over.

Psalm 23:5 KJV

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8-26-14 Behold

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Today may be the day that Jesus knocks

Upon the door of ev’ry single heart,

And then there will be no more need of clocks,

For when He comes again He won’t depart.

Don’t be like those who’ve turned the volume up

And thus can’t hear Him knocking at the door,

Nor those asleep with wine still in their cup,

Too drunk with sin to get up from the floor.

Keep extra oil beside your ready lamp,

And if you nap be like a newborn’s mom.

There won’t be time to dawdle like a tramp;

The bridegroom’s at the door! Be quick and calm.

            Will you be ready for the Master’s voice?

            The ones who hear His call will soon rejoice.

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Behold, I stand at the door and knock;

if anyone hears My voice and opens the door,

I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with Me.

Revelation 3:20 KJV

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