Tag Archives: Mercy

Words That Stir

These words stir in my soul peace and angst, insight and confusion, mercy and fury. These words, this shortest verse: Jesus wept Cause me to weep and to jump for joy! What, dear heart, do they stir in you? Do … Continue reading

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Filled to Pour Out

Holy Spirit Fill me with courage Fill me with joy Fill me with gratitude Fill me with mercy Fill me with grace Fill me with love That I might pour them out On my family On my co-workers On my … Continue reading

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I Hope

I hope that I will always wonder I hope I’ll forever love The mercy of my Savior The grace that He bestows I hope that joy will help me I hope I’ll be so kind The peace of dear Jesus … Continue reading

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Treasured One

Tossed about on waves of doubt Seeking an anchor in the storm Cleave to the One who values you Your tempest He will surely transform Riding high on a victory Don’t let it go to your head Remember the One … Continue reading

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Tadpoles and Broken Hearts

I believe there are three sides to every story I believe puppies with puppy kisses and wagging tails I believe the sun, except when it lies I believe 1986 and 1995, but not 1978 I believe suffering reveals grace and … Continue reading

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The Joshua Tree

The desert dry, the bitter heat Home sweet home to prickly pear Lizards striped and scorpions mean A climate only the strong can bear King of them all, the Joshua Tree A reminder of Who watches and cares Waters the … Continue reading

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Good Friday Mystery

The thick veil ripped in two Darkness covered all the land As the Spirit of God departed the body of Jesus the man How it transpired a mystery Our fragile minds cannot grasp Sins on the cross all forgiven When … Continue reading

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Mercy Abounds

Mercy mercy oh the sound My soul sweetly hears As I read the Psalms Sing God’s praise Music that surrounds I once was deaf to your refrain In silence I did dwell Until dear mercy You opened my ears To … Continue reading

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Saving Grace

Jesus, save me now Save me from myself From my own brokenness Threatening to drag me down Jesus, embrace me now Embrace me with love With love of Your own heart Promising to lift my spirit up Jesus, call me … Continue reading

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Rejoice!

Rejoice for the Lord is compassion Rejoice for our God is love Rejoice for His mercy each morning Rejoice for God’s gifts from above Rejoice for His promise of spring Rejoice for the returning dove Rejoice

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