One Star One Star Glistening amidst A dark ocean awash In navy blue It was a night truly With pure holiness imbued Dare I speak of such A precious light, This blazing star Known by and followed By three wisest men From afar To find a ruler foretold In their sacred writings of old So, in their wisdom They left behind everything For just one glance Of His Majesty, a newborn King! To dirty, dusty Bethlehem They went on that darkest night And in a manger’s stall They heard his first cries, bawls Saw a mother reach to comfort A tiny infant’s tears Whose small hand would grow Be nailed to a cross To banish all men’s fears Of sin & death forever Their privilege was to Witness a royal birth Of these two lights, One above, The other, Eternity’s Love Flung down to save all On God’s good earth!!
Love is a Someone Not some ethereal Idea floating In darkest space Or only a condition Or nirvana, a state You will achieve If your life with Kindness You decide to lace Love is a Someone This Holy, Glorious Yaweh GOD Known, written of Taught, spoken of From of old Of Him it is said Very often told, HE is LOVE!!! All Love, Good things Flow down from The Father of the Heavenly lights His Holy might Holds this universe & us Together Without Him There would be No Love Without Him Heaven would be just Another empty space Maybe like earth It would even taste! So, look above He waits to be found He wants you to Know this love He is pouring down Around us all You just have to Heed the call Open your heart A new life to win Let your re-creation begin!!
185,000 Very long ago On a righteous throne King Hezekiah Of Judah reigned He gave all his praise To the one true God And to only His Name But from the northeast Like a ravening beast Came an evil king, Sennacherib of Assyria Was his name For death & destruction Great was his fame In faith, King Hezekiah Prayed to the one true Lord of all Received an answer to His most earnest call Thru Isaiah the prophet God said, “He will not enter this city Or shoot an arrow here He will not come before it With shield. . .” Later that night In the darkest of lights God’s angel With a powerful roar Was sent to destroy 185,000, Warriors all, Strong & tall Died that night By God’s hand Jerusalem was saved Not one soul inside her walls Was sent to an early grave God will do the same For you, for us We just need to have Faith & learn to trust His ways Read, learn to look Inside that most Glorious book, Scriptures to help you Your enemies defeat & at your feet No matter what they are Doubt, fear, persecution Pain He will destroy Down they will all lay & in your time, your day 185,000 warriors For you, God will slay!
Angel on Your Knees Angel, angel On your knees Are you always And ever seeking To Please? From your start, So close to His heart This God of ours Fills up the hours Of our lives With Himself Joy surpassing Ever glowing Always showing Perfection’s glory On display And so on this day We both will stay In our worship Of His radiance Reaching down To give each Of even the least A special glance Of Himself, Eternity on display!!!
Encounter (on a busy sidewalk) a busy city sidewalk crowded, elbow to elbow on every face is shown pressure mounting higher, higher streets full of cars jostling for position under each red light this caravan of busy reaching out of sight noisy cacophony of impatient horns But yet, into This man-made Mess of madness A sense of peace, True Destiny, Walks with us Side by side On each busy street & sidewalk Unseen, but not Unfelt He walks In His royal robe Searching, looking Passing by Among us Longing to touch Each heart Desiring to give Reveal, impart Himself A better life Temporarily out of Sight But sensed In that small breeze That touches Your skin Ruffles the edges Of your heart Look up New life begins At the edge of The old As your King Walks past In the crowd Let him win Without any doubt Yourself Without a sound Or shout He will give to you More than a busy Sidewalk’s chaos Let him come, refresh As only Christ can do & give to you A better life anew!
Troubled Soul Troubled Soul, Troubled Soul, Do not sit In the darkness’s glow It’s angry face Leaves only the sting And disgrace Of rejection Sitting in a brackish cell Formed by cruelty Coming only from hell Troubled Soul Hear these words For your pain there Is a certain cure Above this darkened Black air Over your bowed head And tangled hair A small light glows Comes from Heaven To let you know There is a someone Who knows your name Wishes to discharge your pain Forever Christ loves your heart Which has sat in the dark For too long So raise your head Listen to every word Being said Inside your spirit He will implant His own There His truest Love & Graces Will forever be sown!