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Christmas Poetry

I Believe

I did not see the star that shone above so bright
I did not hear the innkeeper say there’s no room tonight
I did not see the shepherds or the wise men by His side
It’s written in His book so I believe

I did not hear Him teaching His gracious words of life
I did not see Him healing those who came to Him in strife
I did not seethe demons as they heard Him and took flight
It’s written in His book so I believe

CHORUS
I believe
I believe
With the faith that I was born with I believe
Though all may try to stop me
And take this faith from me
With all that is within me
I believe

I did not hear the crowds as they cried out crucify
I did not see Him hung with two thieves by His side
I did not hear Him fry out it is finished when he die
It’s written in the book so I believe

CHORUS

They laid Him in a tomb and sealed it with a stone
They guarded Him in death thinking He was all alone
But the grave could not hold Him
The stone could not contain Him
He rose up from the dead
I believe
I believe

CHORUS

He Could Have

He could have let me die
Swallowed by my sin
He could have left me trapped
By the demons deep within
He could have turned his back
On all my misery
He could have but He didn’t
By His grace He set me free

He could have kept his joy
And left me in despair
He could have kept his peace
And left my life impaired
He could have kept his hope
And left me with no plan
He could have but he didn’t
By His grace he took my hand

What great mercy
What great love
That sent my Savior weeping
To die upon a cross
What great mercy
What great love
He thought my life worth saving
His grace more than enough

He could have curbed my faith
So doubt would fill my mind
He could have withheld goodness
So that I would not be kind
He could have left me reeling
In sickness and disease
He could have but He didn’t
Instead he blesses me

What great mercy
What great love
That sent my Savior weeping
To die upon a cross
What great mercy
What great love
He thought my life worth saving
His grace more than enough

One day he will come back to welcome me home
He could have stayed in heaven and be worshipped on His throne
He chose to come and take for me the torture of the cross
He could have let me die in sin but instead He paid the cost

What great mercy
What great love
That sent my Savior weeping
To die upon a cross
What great mercy
What great love
He thought my life worth saving
His grace more than enough

 

The Cross is All I See

My neighbor built a rock garden
With a fountain flowing free
Some birdhouses hung above the rocks
On a pole that had a tee
A light was hoisted high
To shine for all to see
And when I looked upon it
The cross is all I see

As I travel ‘round for business
The landscape is so vast
I look out on the countryside
As long as sunlight lasts
Spread all along the roadside
Are wires dangling free
From poles with arms attached
The cross is all I see

What a wondrous gift God gave us
In an old rugged cross
A symbol of God’s grace and love for me
I travel through my neighborhood
And all around the state
Seems everywhere the cross is there to see

Open your eyes to see the cross
Each day you go outside
It’s their in all its beauty
The cross will never hide
And when you meet a friend
Tell Him of God’s great love
Tell Him about the cross you see
Gods great gift from above

I Have Decided

I have decided to follow Jesus Christ
He’s the King of all Kings
He’s the Lord of my life
He’s a friend that’s faithful
He supplies all my needs
I have decided to follow His lead

i have decided to live for Jesus Christ
He came down from heaven to offer His life
Creator of all my redeemer is He
I’ll share His love with each person I see

I have decided my life is in Christ
I’ll die to myself and give Him my life
For He has a plan that is tailored for me
He’ll make me all I’m created to be

Will you make this choice to make Jesus your Lord
it’s a choice you shpuld make it should not be ignored
Just ask His forgiveness and turn fro. your sin
And soon His sweet peace will enter within

Jesus Life

Come to the Wonderful Cross

If you need healing
If you need peace
If you need joy
Come

If you need deliverance
Freedom or hope
Come to the wonderful cross

Come to the cross
The wonderful cross
Where Jesus suffered and died
He took our sins
Our worries and fears
All on that wonderful cross

If you need faith
Forgiveness and life
Come to the wonderful cross

He gave His all
So we could have all
He gave His life
A great sacrifice
He gave His body
A ransom for all
Come to the wonderful cross

Come to the cross
The wonderful cross
Where Jesus suffered and died
He took our sins
Our worries and fears
All on that wonderful cross

 

Fill Every Pore

God so loved the world
That He gave His only Son
That all who would believe would have new life
He called to me one day
That I would share His ways
And tell all men of His great sacrifice

Truly my desire
Is that I would be on fire
With a passion for the lost
Give my life at any cost
Just to see a soul get rescued
From their sin

Fill my mouth with truth, Lord
Fill my heart with love
May compassion for the lost fill every pore
Fill me with your Spirit
Guide me to the lost
That I might share your word with all my soul

All my heart cries out
That my words turn them about
So that they would see their sin
Then their spirit groan within
Causing them to cry to Jesus
Save me Lord

Fill my mouth with truth, Lord
Fill my heart with love
May compassion for the lost fill every pore
Fill me with your Spirit
Guide me to the lost
That I might share your word with all my soul

 

I Cannot Ignore

All that He has done for me
All He did to set me free
All His love and great mercy
I cannot ignore

All His sacrifice in life
All His teaching should suffice
All His passion on that cross
I cannot ignore

I never will forget His love
I never will forget He gave His life away
I never will forget what He’s done for me
What a precious Savior
Jesus Christ my Lord

All He has prepared for me
A mansion for eternity
All His grace that blesses me
I cannot ignore

Oh what wondrous love
Oh what joy and peace He gives
I just want to praise Him
I just want to praise Him
I cannot ignore all that He has done

I never will forget His love
I never will forget He gave His life away
I never will forget what He’s done for me
What a precious Savior
Jesus Christ my Lord