IF MY PEOPLE …

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ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©

“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”  2Chronicles 7:14

Patriotic songs will fill the hot, summer air,

The trumpet will proclaim “Taps”,

Words of praise for those who went before us,

Those who shed their blood,

Who put others before themselves,

We honor them for what we did not do,

They took our place,

Yet we reap the benefits of their sacrifice,

Like the Israelites, we have strayed from our God,

We’ve put our trust in things of this world,

Instead of clinging to the hope of our salvation,

We become cynical, hopeless, vane, stubborn, proud,

Instead of trusting in those we’ve chosen to lead us,

We blame, we admonish, we complain, we slander,

Still there is only One who can mend the passage of time,

The ugliness of political correctness,

The shame of the things in our past,

There is only One who can truly lead us,

Down the path of righteousness,

Through the valley of death,

To a heavenly realm which will never change,

There is only One who we can trust, praise and connect to,

Just as we are – in desperate need of a champion,

One who will fix us,

Cleanse us,

Shield us from harm,

Walk with us through life,

Support,

Conquer evil,

Fight for us,

He is our defender against the evil of this world,

We must return to His loving arms,

We must confess our wrongs to Him,

We must believe that He has taken all our sins away,

We must walk in his ways,

And share His love with others,

And He will heal our land.

Heal our land, oh Lord!

 

 

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About atimetoshare.me

As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on Amazon.com.
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6 Responses to IF MY PEOPLE …

  1. Amen! We need a healing desperately. I have been praying that God will again send a revival that we fear him again.

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    • atimetoshare.me says:

      That’s the right attitude. God is waiting to have everyone back in there fold. We must pray in earnest and confident that he will heal our country. Thanks for your comment ❤️

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Amen, amen, amen, amen and amen! Thank you for this poetic prayer, dear Kathy! ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤

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