Monday, November 24, 2008

His Return

He is coming! He is coming!
We can almost hear the sound
Of His footsteps at the threshold,
And our hearts with gladness bound.

All around us men are seeking,
Turning blind eyes to the light,
Longing, fearing, not yet daring
To escape from sin's dark night.

Yet the message is so simple,
'I will surely come again.'
'Tis the glad news of the Gospel
Ringing sweetly through earth's pain.

When He comes, may I be ready,
Watching, praying, working still,
Though He tarry, may I daily
Learn more perfectly His will.

(Taken from the November issue of The Sword of the Lord)


Hi! I'm Grace said...

The world gets panic when they heard about the end of the world, but we as christian, it is the beginning of our glorified eternity. :)
I like this post.

Hi! I'm Grace said...

And by the way, I didn't know that Jessica is your daughter-in-law. :)

His Handmaiden Laura said...

It definatly feels like soon!
Peace be unto thee!

Sis. Julie said...

Hi I'm Grace....I'm glad you liked it!!

Sis. Julie said...

Hi I'm Grace...Yep..she sure is!! I love her dearly too!! :)

Sis. Julie said...

Laura...Thank you!!

Lisa said...

I get so excited about the coming of our king Lord Jesus Christ.
Wonderful post.Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.
Love in Christ

Sis. Julie said...

Sis. Lisa...It excites me too!! Happy Thanksgiving to you too!!

Jerry Bouey said...

That's a great poem. Thanks for posting it.

Sis. Julie said...

Bro. Jerry....You're welcome!! Have a great Thanksgiving!!


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