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God Opens the Heart (1)
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By Michael P. Johnson
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� � � God Opens the Heart {1}.....

While God gives faith, He gives us grace� 1Co.12:9

The will; His Son to please������������������������ 2Co.9:14

He opens hearts to seek His face��������������� Ac.16:14

Through prayer on bended knee���������������� Jn.15:7

Perhaps you�ve served the Lord for years

You�ve learned to walk His Way

Still nothing exciting occurs

Life�s just the same each day

Yet take a look down deep inside

Examine self; today

What there; you find in Christ confide

When next to God you pray

Perhaps Salvation; came to call

When Jesus knocked your door

But you just said, �I know it all

I�ve heard it all before

I went away the shortest time

I sought the world once more

Then fell again to life of crime

Beyond the devil�s door

I thought my God I�d never fail

But gradual it came

Until once more in Satan�s jail

God saw my heart of shame�

�Arise! Leave now, the sea despair

Just take a look around

Grow strong again through daily prayer

Stand firm on solid ground

Allow my Spirit cleanse your heart

Be free of Satan�s weed

For whom my Son has set apart

Is truly free indeed�. .... � � � � �

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Submitted: Saturday, February 16, 2013

Last Updated: Sunday, July 29, 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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