WordChimes poetry chimes
Chime Of The Day
Poetry Chimes
Newest Poems
Featured Poet
Poet Chimers
Child Chimes
Chime Links
ENC--Class of '55
WordChimes Founder Quentin Clingerman
Contact Us

I See It Now
Viewed Last 24 Hours: 1 time

By Michael P. Johnson
Other Poems by Michael P. Johnson

I See It Now


I see the cross I see the love

The tortured face of  pain

Looking inside and then above

I see it’s not in vain


Oh Lord my God I’ve been a fool

Whilst on my selfish way

I’ve walked and lived as Satan’s tool 

Until this very day


But now my God I’ve seen The Light

The price You chose to pay

I’ll quit against The Truth to fight

And turn from sin away


Beneath the cross Your blood I’ve seen

The Truth is all to plain

Allow that love to intervene

And let me start again


Through faith my God You give me hope

Make pure this heart of shame

Employ on me Life’s launder soup

Consume all trace of shame


How many more my God remain?

How many more like me?

How many fools yet still profane

The One who’d set them free


You know my God speak of You

My soul is in Your hand

This heart once mine belongs to You

And serves at your command


I’m Yours my God to do at will

Each day and every night

Throughout this life and further still

I’m walking in The Light….. 

Timely Comments on this Poem

No comments currently exist for this poem.

Submit Your Comment

(will be kept private)

Please enter the code above into the box below:

Submitted: Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Last Updated: Thursday, September 22, 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.

Other Poems by Michael P. Johnson

Currently Playing:

[Add Your Poem]

[Chime Of The Day] [Poetry Chimes] [New Chimes] [Poet Chimers] [Blog] [Chime Links] [ENC--Class of '55] [Home]