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God's Promise
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By Michael P. Johnson
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         God's Promise Within 

When Light first dawns within one’s soul –Isa.60:1

When Truth is first conceived –Ro.8:15

Power’s received to make one whole –Ro.15:19

Through whom we have believed –2Ti.1:12

 

God’s promised Gift to Jesus’ bride –Eph.1:13

Power; from head to toe –2Ti.1:7

Life’s Guiding Light shining inside -Jn.3:5-6

The world declines to know –Jn.14:17

 

But what’s The Ghost of Jesus for? –Ro.8:11

How does He come, and why? –Ac.8:15-20

Why should He teach about the law? –Jn.14:26

When through it, people die –2Co.3:6

 

The Breath of Truth, God only wise –1Co.1:25

Will give to understand –Heb.8:11

Will open wide the churches eyes –Eph.1:17-18

And take her by the hand –Jn.10:28

 

The church inspired can learn to fly –1Th.1:3

Can learn God’s secret things –1Co.2:10-12

Giving up self to Christ on high –Ro.12:1

She’ll rise to Him on wings –Isa.40:31

 

But first her knee must learn to bend –Isa.45:23

Her prideful head must bow –Jas.4:6-10

Content! The Lord her God will send –Jn.16:7-12

The One to guide her now –Jn.16:13-15

 

He comes by grace, in Jesus name –Jn.14:26

Perfect in truth and light –Isa.60:1

Baptised in Heaven’s Holy Flame -Lk.3:16-17

We’ve armour fit to fight –2Co.10:4

 

How great is God this Gift to give? –Mt.7:11

Such love, such inner peace –Gal.5:22

Through Jesus’ Ghost, we’ll come to live –Isa.34:4

When time is caused to cease –Rev.21:23-25….


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Submitted: Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 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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