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

Amazing Love
Viewed Last 24 Hours: 0 time

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

         Amazing love

Each day in school we’d stand and pray

The psalms we’d learn and sing

Most teachers then would often say

God’s Son is Lord and King


No matter where my days were spent

What work I had to do

If there I stayed or there I went

Jesus; would turn up too


In married life I wasn’t spared

My running was in vain

The child of God who’s life I’ve shared

Brought Jesus once again


How strange the Seed of life is spread

How man receives the rain

When Christ becomes one’s daily bread

When free from tie and chain


For on the day my child was born

A miracle of life

My heart beheld Salvation’s dawn

Right there; beside my wife


God’s holy ways are strange in deed

My child unlocked the door

Now forth had come God’s planted Seed

Sown many years before


I bless the days I spent in school

The times I thought to hide

For then God’s Seed, life’s living Jewel

Was planted deep inside


Salvation, through true grace and love

Revealed The Father’s plan

Reborn to live with God above

The greatest gift to man......

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: Saturday, March 10, 2012

Last Updated: Saturday, March 10, 2012

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

[Add Your Poem]

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