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Why Do We Weep?
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By Geneva Poynter
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Why Do We Weep?

Frustration when we canít accomplish Ė
The way is barred and we donít like it Ė
Does God have a better way?

Why Do We Weep?
Is it fear of what may come along?
Is it fear of unmet desires?
Is it fear weíll bother other people?

Why Do We Weep?
Is it intercession for a loved one?
Is it asking for Godís good mercy?
Is it thanksgiving for past blessings?

Why Do We Weep?
Is it just emotion for the moment?
Is it a sincere expression of praise?
God knows the heart & understands.

Why Do We Weep?
Some things canít be expressed with words.
God always understands the tears.
He collects them in a bottle.

Why Do We Weep?
Do we mourn over our sinfulness?
His Word says weíll be comforted
When we repent and truly believe.†

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Submitted: Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 24, 2012

About the Poet
I asked Jesus to be my Savior when I was 11 - that was almost 70 years ago as of June 2015. My husband and I had been married for 54 years as of March 2010 before he went Home to Heaven, and we have one son & daughter in law and 3 grandchildren.

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