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All of a Sudden
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By Michael P. Johnson
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All of a Sudden



 



Salvation’s bells had barely rung



Their song had hardly ceased



When love sang out with Heaven’s tongue



And faith in life increased



 



My cup flowed full with Heaven’s Wine



Life’s Bread God gave to eat



I knew His love was truly mine



Beside my Saviour’s feet



 



Such peace began to flood my mind



Such joy caressed each thought



Such love I’d never dreamed to find



I knew this fish was caught



 



Feeling life’s struggle start to fade



Feeling the ease of pain



I knew my debts through Christ were paid



As Truth began to reign



 



Through faith I’d shut the dragon’s jaw



Through sins willing confessed



What foolishness was thought before?



What had my soul possessed?



 



My heart released such glorious praise



Feeling life’s healing Flame



On Jesus’ face my eyes would gaze



Devoid of all past shame



 



All of a sudden it came to me



Through nothing I had done



By thought alone I’d bent my knee



Yet here was Christ God’s Son



 



Why should He choose this selfish soul?



Knowing my thoughts and schemes



Yet here I stand completely whole



Facing my wildest dreams.....



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Submitted: Saturday, January 17, 2015

Last Updated: Saturday, January 17, 2015

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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