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

Take Not Your Spirit
Viewed Last 24 Hours: 0 time

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


 

     Take not Your Spirit

Adam, through sin felt left alone                         Gen.3:8

God knowing called his name                             Gen.3;9

God saw him crouch behind a stone

To hide his face in shame

 

Today, we too when found in sin

May think The Lord is blind

Believe to God there’s no way in

No hope his face to find

 

Like Miriam, in days gone by                              Nu.12:1-15

With words just like a sword                               Nu.12:1

Rebuked, condemned, she thought she’d die     Nu.12:14

A week without The Lord

 

Today, we have a time of grace                          2Co.6:1-2

A time to cancel debt

If God would slap you on your face

Would you not deeds regret?                              Nu.12:14

 

With contrite heart, with spirit meek                 Isa.66:2

Heaven will show The Way

God’s face is not too hard to seek

When on our knees we pray

 

King David thus, when fasting, prayed              Ps.51:1-

“My shame always I see                                     Ps.51:3

My God let not Your Spirit fade                         Ps.51:11

Turn not Your face from me”

 

Be patient now, once prayers you’ve sent         Jas.5:7-11

Think not, The Lord has left

Confess your shame, from sin repent                 Pr.28:13

Then wait; within the cleft                                  Ex.33:22

 

God sees God knows the deeds we’ve done       Pr.15:3

He hears our every thought                                 Pr.94:11

So trust in God, believe His Son                        Lk.4:18

Now live The Way He taught….. 


Timely Comments on this Poem

No comments currently exist for this poem.

Submit Your Comment

(will be kept private)
Comment:



Please enter the code above into the box below:


Submitted: Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 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]