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Assurance
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By Michael P. Johnson
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            Assurance

Who’ll learn with joy to serve and wait

Who’ll trust; and God obey

Who’ll live, though no one knows the date

As though it were today

 

Before once more when Christ arrives

The day of Satan’s shame

The day that changes all our lives

The day of God’s acclaim

 

As life goes on, as death draws near

We’ll see what others dread

Through hope, through faith, we have no fear

Of that which waits ahead

 

Who’ll feel the joy as Christians do

Having The Christ as Lord

Knowing The Truth, one’s born anew

And fear no more the sword

 

Assurance now; of endless life

Of peace, eternal love

To Jesus’ faithful precious wife

The Promise made above

 

To sin, again the knee to bow

To wanton break God’s rule

To put life’s crown in danger now

Would but the greatest fool

 

But those who walk with open eyes

Remain in Jesus’ hand

For these, there’ll be no great surprise

Seeing what God has planned

 

Such wisdom comes when Christ we love

Free of one’s selfish past

Who live each day to God above

As though it were their last –Amos.4:12..…


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Submitted: Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 4, 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.


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