THE FINAL SACRIFICE

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POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER©

A tender shepherd walked this earth with love within his touch,

His words could calm the troubled sheep, His hands led them through much.

He chased away the predators,  He brought them safely home.

He often searched many hours for the one who liked to roam.

He nurtured and He led them to pastures lush and green,

He sometimes pushed and prodded, through perils yet unseen.

His rod and staff protected – His love would see them through,

For they were His possession – He did what He must do.

He found the purest water to quench their endless thirst,

A clean and  living water that always put them first.

This great and perfect shepherd still leads us every day.

His life He gave – became the sheep –  to take our sins away.

No price can compensate Him.  He dwells among us still.

He leads our souls to heaven.  He guides us with His will.

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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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4 Responses to THE FINAL SACRIFICE

  1. lynnabbott says:

    Absolutely beautiful poem! Thank you for so beautifully preparing our hearts for worship throughout this weekend of remembrance! 💜💜

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