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Deliverance in Christ
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By Michael P. Johnson
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Deliverance in Christ

 

It’s not all true what others say

Nor wise what people tell

But dipping cups along The Way

Deep in Salvation’s Well

 

Deliverance comes when Christ we drink

When eating Heaven’s Word

Changing one’s heart, of how we think

When once we’ve truly heard

 

By love by grace we’ll see The Light

Christ’s death upon the tree

Darkness will quit, take swiftly flight

As Truth begins to free

 

Of death, of hell its pit of flame

Of man’s religious rules

Of gross deceit living in shame

Of thoughts of babbling fools

 

The world should view The True report

Be free of all that’s cursed

Make sure God’s Truth in schools is taught

To quench her Godless thirst

 

Rampant! The devil’s running wild

To him; she’ll bend her knee

Her children’s souls are so defiled

They’re far too blind to see

 

Her darkest age may yet prevail

Although The Truth’s at hand

Still tightly bound to flee from jail

She fails to understand

 

Only God’s Christ, God’s Lamb God’s Son

Can cause blind eyes to see

Cause wisdom in fools to be won

And ignorance to flee……..


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Submitted: Thursday, June 9, 2016

Last Updated: Thursday, June 9, 2016

About the Poet
I never wrote a word of poetry in my life. Till the day Jesus took my hand and touched my soul.....I invite your response. However most poems are not about me! Very few are. But the feed-back good, bad or indifferent is always desired. Not meant to offend, but I write about many things in many a guise. Of life, death, lost, found, saved, backsliders, new comers, repenting souls, doubting hearts, heathens, Christians, fire, water, Satan's daughter, wallowing in sin, saved, made sound walking in Light, graceful righteous. Suffering, ecstatic, bored, excited, sad, delighted, Sick, well, lame, able, living, dying, etc. etc. etc. Writing about anything, everything and everyone as the spirit leads. All meant to reveal, waken, revive, encourage, shame, help. Gladden, pick up, exalt, portrait, liberate. Again over 99% of my work is not about me. Although at times I write as though I were or am. Speaking e.g. in the first person. This is quite common even in the bible itself. Prophets speak of themselves, then God speaks, again the prophet, then God......Quite often it's difficult to distinguish whom it is that at any given time is speaking or narrating.


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