My Prayer

Lord please help me to find my way
My feet to often go astray
I need your guidance every day
While walking in this world

I find myself on the wrong path
I must abscond or face your wrath
Then I return to you at last
Looking to your word

Have your precious mercy flow to me
Make me all that you want me to be
Keep my eyes from sin that lurks within
So that I might walk with you again

I wander off so easily it seems
The enemy has evil schemes
But by your blood I’ve been redeemed
I once again can stand

Your strength not mine Oh Lord
Your will not mine Oh Lord
Your way not mine Oh Lord
This is my prayer
This is my prayer

Have your precious mercy flow to me
Make me all that you want me to be
Keep my eyes from sin that lurks within
So that I might walk with you again

In response to the daily prompt https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2018/09/15/your-daily-word-prompt-abscond-september-15th-2018/

So Many Things

Eggs in the fry pan
Bacon being nuked
Coffee brewing slowly
Pouring out the juice
Toast in the toaster
Eggs need turning now
Multitask for breakfast
Sometimes I wonder how

But all the while I’m running
My spirit is alive
I’m praising my dear Savior
He’s always at my side
And as He brings some people
To rest inside my mind
My prayers go up unceasing
That they will all be fine

There are so many things
To do when morning calls
The best way is to contemplate
How to best do them all
When finally it’s over
And all the food is gone
I sit and write this poem
The Daily Prompt is done

In response to the daily prompt https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2018/09/11/your-daily-word-prompt-multitask-september-11th-2018/

 

Let Your Prayer be Heard

I pray today that you be healed
Of sickness you may carry
Take up your bed
By God be led
Don’t let this sickness tarry

I pray today that you be free
Of finance that does bind you
Ask wisdom from
The Lord above
He’ll tell you what to do

God does authorize our prayers
Over all the power of the enemy
Nothing can stand against His word
He overcome the world for me

I pray today that you be free
Of sins that haunt your life
He died that day
On Calvary
Accept His sacrifice

I pray today that faith will rise
Within your new creation mind
And you will know
He loves you so
And will for all of time

No matter what your prayer may be
He authorizes you to speak
To quench the power of the enemy
So let your prayer be heard

God does authorize our prayers
Over all the power of the enemy
Nothing can stand against His word
He overcome the world for me

 

In response to the daily prompt https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2018/09/06/your-daily-word-prompt-authorize-september-6th-2018/

Every Cry

There was a day when I was young
So many years ago
My wife would bear three children
Before I was to old
Before the time did come for birth
They said we should expect
A child would come no doubt to us
Their cry we would protect

Today I have a different task.
To pray for those in need
The word of God said pray in faith
Expect results to be
Help me have that faith dear Lord
My expectations high
That you will answer every prayer
And hear my every cry

In response to the daily prompt Expect

Come To The Altar

Perhaps your week has been hectic
You haven’t had time to pray
You feel all alone
Things seem so wrong
All that can change today

Maybe your whole life’s been filled up
With the cares of this world we’re in
God’s been squeezed out
Now you’re filled with doubt
There’s a place you’ll find peace again

Come to the altar
Cry out to Jesus
He’s longing to hear your voice
Seeking His mercy
Grace everlasting
Let’s come to the altar of God

At the altar you’ll find forgiveness
You can pour out your heart to Him
He’ll hear your heart’s cry
When you kneel at His side
Bring all your burdens to Him

Come to the altar
Cry out to Jesus
He’s longing to hear your voice
Seeking His mercy
Grace everlasting
Let’s come to the altar of God

He is here He is here
He is near He is near
Come and cry out to God
He is ready to answer your prayer

Come to the altar
Cry out to Jesus
He’s longing to hear your voice
Seeking His mercy
Grace everlasting
Let’s come to the altar of God

On My Knees

Praise the Lord
Worthy is He
I come before Him
Down on my knees
Seeking His mercy
Longing for grace
Hoping that soon
I’ll see His face

Jesus my Savior
You’re me redeemer
Lamb of God died for the sins of the world
Rose again bringing
Eternal Life to me
Sending your Spirit to reveal the Word

Praise the Lord
Glorious in splendor
Worship His holiness
Forevermore
Seated in heaven
All creatures before Him
Bowing their heads
Falling down on their knees

Jesus my Savior
You’re me redeemer
Lamb of God died for the sins of the world
Rose again bringing
Eternal Life to me
Sending your Spirit to reveal the Word

Down on my knees
I sing hallelujah
Down on my knees
My head bowed down low
Broken before Him
Needing forgiveness
Worthy of nothing
Have mercy on me

You Won’t Be Late

I wait for you
In the quiet of the night
I wait for you
In the morning’s early light
I wait for you
I wait for you

I wait for you
When my life is getting hard
I wait for you
When don’t feel like your child
I wait for you
I wait for you

Because I know that you are near me
I know you always hear me
When I pray out to you
Because I know that you will answer
I know you are my Savior
I will wait
You won’t be late

I wait for you
Your presence I desire
I wait for you
‘Til the daylight turns to night
I wait for you
I wait for you

You always show up right on time
You bring with you your love divine
The answer comes I know it’s mine
You never will be late

Because I know that you are near me
I know you always hear me
When I pray out to you
Because I know that you will answer
I know you are my Savior
I will wait
You won’t be late

Closer Lord To You

I hear your voice of mercy
As you gently speak my name
There’s a need deep down inside me
That is causing me some pain

I can feel my mind is drifting
Farther from your loving side
Help me Lord to draw in closer
To your arms now open wide

Closer Lord to you
Closer Lord to you
Draw me near
Let me hear your voice
Closer Lord to you

Everyday I need to call out
To your ever-listening ears
Everyday I need to praise you
Singing out so you will hear

Everyday your word is needed
To restore my heart to you
Everyday I need to bow down
Praying for your grace anew

Closer Lord to you
Closer Lord to you
Draw me near
Let me hear your voice
Closer Lord to you

Father draw me close to you
Father draw me close to you
Father draw me close to you
Let me hear your voice

Closer Lord to you
Closer Lord to you
Draw me near
Let me hear your voice
Closer Lord to you

Hold Onto Jesus

I’ve got to hold onto Jesus and let go of me
If I want to be all that I can be
There’s a much better life just waiting for me
If I’ll hold onto Jesus and let go of me

My life was tangled and tortured
The sin stains were all in display
I had quite a collection of terrible things
Seems I never could find the right way

I was destined for doom and misfortune
My path seemed to be laid out
In a stupor I headed to church one day
To see what the fuss was about

When I walked in the door they were singing
Their voices were filled with great joy
I sat in the back wondering what to do next
As my head split in two from the noise

When singing was finished the preacher got up
He shouted out Praise the Lord
Then He said is there one who does not know the way
It’s time for you now to come forward

I don’t know what compelled me to rise to my feet
I slowly walked up to the front
The tears started flowing as prayers were uplifted
The pastor then gave me a hug

As he stood there with arms wrapped around me
He said Jesus Loves you my son
Confess all your sins
Give your life up to Him
You’ll never regret when it’s done

I closed my eyes
I bowed my head
I prayed that prayer
My heart leapt from my chest
The peace that came in
And the joy that I felt
I knew something changed
Inside I could tell
I raised up my arms and began to rejoice
Thank you sweet Jesus for saving my soul
The people all lifted their voice in sweet praise
I knew that my life had drastically changed

As I left that old church later on in the day
I made up my mind to not turn away
I’d hold onto new life the old was now gone
I’d hold onto Jesus and sing this new song

I’ve got to hold onto Jesus and let go of me
If I want to be all that I can be
There’s a much better life just waiting for me
If I’ll hold onto Jesus and let go of me