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God Chose Jacob.....
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By Michael P. Johnson
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As bearers of the facts, they’d heard

Life’s truths of all mankind

HaShem chose Yakov with His word

To enlighten the blind

 

To realise His awesome plan

Then to guide the blind and lost

God chose the least of Adam’s clan

At such tremendous cost

 

Whilst fighting self and disbelief

Man’s arrogance and pride

This world full sickness death and grief

Has locked life’s King outside

 

Loving, thinking man’s way is right

Most leave life’s narrow road

Till Heaven’s Way is lost from sight

Beneath their shameful load

 

So it has been through ages past

The lost still fall and fail

Ignorant, the devil’s harassed

Ending in hell’s dark jail

 

Through Judah’s line, ordained to praise

A virgin bride would stand

Giving birth The Ancient of Days

As God His Father planned

 

Since Genesis! The Truth’s to find

Ere Abraham was born

Guiding the lost warning the blind

Of true Salvation’s dawn

 

Yet burdened Jacob lingers on

Suffering anguished plight

Faithful life’s victory will be won

When God takes up the fight…..


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Submitted: Sunday, October 7, 2018

Last Updated: Sunday, October 7, 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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