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Like a Spider.....
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By Michael P. Johnson
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Like a Spider


Like spiders on a silky thread

A lion with its prey

The devil stalks the walking dead

His demons lead astray


So seems the nature of things

Nights when shadows creep

Evil appears on eagle wings

While the church is asleep


Countless souls the devil’s won

Bound tight in chains of lust

Now less and less seek out God’s Son

While faith just gathers dust


The church must help God’s children live

As soldiers of The Lord

Take through Christ the initiative

Together with the sword


Take command of each situation

Still wary of the foe

Take back our shameful nation

And see God’s power flow


For will The Lord not stand us by

When faith we take to hand

While His creatures fail, fall and die

Throughout each blessed land


We can’t allow these things my friend

Together as one man

Arise and shine and put an end

To each demonic plan


United through The Holy Ghost

In harmony above

Bring defeat on the filthy host

In Jesus’ strength and love.....     

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Submitted: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Last Updated: Friday, February 24, 2017

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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