Day: 21/08/2014

Will He Know Your Name?

Faith Unlocked

When Jesus returns will He know your name?
Will He stand by your side on judgement day?
Will He save you from deserved everlasting shame,
Fulfilled as the Truth, and the Life and the Way?

Do you know Him as your beloved Saviour?
The royal sacrifice which atones?
Or deny your dire need for His regal grace
Though He longs to welcome you home?

Will you fight pride and worldly temptation?
Seek to follow pure, strait, righteous paths?
Though the world tease, taunt, and scorn you,
Speak lies of you, and cruelly laugh?

In this sinful world which we distorted,
Soured, sullied, and spoiled since its perfect start,
Given choice we gave space to evil,
Made a foothold for Satan’s dark arts.

God’s people turned their backs, went their own way
Again, and again, and yet again,
Punished by famine, flood, wars, exile, slavery,
Choosing slow death, cold manacles and…

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Thursday is Verse Day @FaithUnlocked – Isaiah 13:19-21

Babylon, the jewel of kingdoms,
the pride and glory of the Babylonians,
will be overthrown by God
like Sodom and Gomorrah.

She will never be inhabited
or lived in through all generations;
there no nomads will pitch their tents,
there no shepherds will rest their flocks.

But desert creatures will lie there,
jackals will fill her houses;
there the owls will dwell,
and there the wild goats will leap about.

– Isaiah 13:19-21