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Christ Knew.....
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By Michael P. Johnson
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Christ knew the day and time He’d die

For most He’d die in vain

Yet for us all He felt to cry

And suffer so much pain

 

He knew the wickedness of man

The Pharisees of old

Yet holding true to Heaven’s plan

He stood His station bold

 

He knew the rich the sick the poor

He knew who’d fail the test

He knew the few who’d life endure

And find eternal rest

 

He knew the young the old and grey

The lepers lame and blind

The very few He knew would stay

And have a change of mind

 

Today as then when walked God’s Son

Amongst The Father’s sheep

Remains but few with hearts as one

Serving until we sleep

 

For Christ knew well until He’d die

Until from death He’d rise

Life’s Seed would greatly multiply

In those with open eyes

 

So why not join The Living Christ

Accept God’s Word as Light

Believe that He was sacrificed

And help to fight the fight

 

Believe in Christ the war is won

Walking the righteous trail

Knowing until God’s will is done

Not one of His will fail..... 


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Submitted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Last Updated: Sunday, January 14, 2018

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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