Poems

Poems


The Father Calls for you

If they learnt from Eve, then they would see, Yea they would see, that joy in not found in gifts, but in the great Giver Than would they seek to from earth's shackles to be free

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A Better Sacrifice

Strangers and pilgrims are we in a desert land Seeking a City with sure foundations Whose Builder and Maker is God And wherein shall enter the heirs of salvation

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Dew of Heaven

Rain, i would love to hear your gentle showers. Whose dew makes glad the trees and flowers Where are the thunders that tell your coming near? Or the dark clouds that tell of coming blessings from on high?

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Sabbath's Message

Oh respite sweet Oh delight of mine That calls aside the weary soul His works to resign That says to man Let now thy labour cease And take hold of heaven's gift And know its accompanying peace

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Their Cries Now Have Stilled

Their cries now have stilled No longer is heard the voice of dissent No longer do we hear the voice of protest Yet the struggle remains the same

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I Tried

But try he must – he has resolved Little may be the harvest of his endeavours But so long as souls can be saved

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Awoken by a Dream

Oh how incessant is the plague of sin?! Oh great the evil! As a sword upon the land it minds not who it slays So from the battle I shall not flee For too precious is Your heritage for me to allow such a possibility

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Heart of the Infinite

The heart of the Father is that of the Son For their hearts beat as one. He yet still pleads with you and me. Won't you consider the love I have for you?

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As to the clouds I looked

Looking I saw little glory was to be seen in them Without the sun the clouds dark did appear Yea for now they busk not in the sun's rays And were it not for the stars, they could from sight disappear

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Undying love

O what love is this that I perceive? Though for His love, cruelty he did receive Still He loved them, who could such a love story conceive! Though it be told, few are willing to believe

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What does one do?

What do you do when darkness and uncertainty are before you? When doubt beside you whispers in your ears Then one seeks the goal to put aside and find silence Then again it comes to mind, and on its heels one's own fears

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Yes that's His name

Oh hear that sweet sweet name, Jesus the Prince of life, the Prince of peace, the Lord of lords Oh how I thank Him for the price He paid

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Be Still and Know

Be still and know, the Father Himself loves you His heart of love is moved by your grief And aglow with the joy of heaven He would that you should be Yea eagerly He seeks to you to bring relief

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A Sinner's Plea

Thou hast been my comfort in the night I cannot I cannot succeed in my own might But O what a glorious view is before my sight! He who died for my salvation still in mercy does delight

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