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Where are You, God?
by Jenna Fernandez
12/15/12
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where are you, God
in the midst of the darkness?
we’re crying to you
in this desolate land

war rages around us
we’re searching for answers
to things
we can never understand

where are you, God
do you see our tears falling?
do you hear our prayers
and feel our pain?

the world is in anguish
our children are dying
the clouds of refreshing
withhold their rain

where are you God?
we’re hurting and hopeless
wounded and broken
and in distress

our own neighbors killing
destroying, devouring
can you bring forth beauty
from our hateful mess?

God, you came down
from light into darkness
born in the shadows
of earth’s darkest night

the forces of evil
releasing their fury
swords bent on destruction
consuming all life

you spoke to the madness
with love and compassion
to ears fallen deaf
in a world filled with strife

brought healing, redemption
though you were rejected
crushed by our hate
while releasing your light

and now you are here
in the midst of our suffering
calling to us
“don’t settle for this”

we’re made for much more
than what we’ve accepted
and this world is not
all that there is

so though earth give way
and mountains shall crumble
and all that we’ve trusted
will one day fail

the curtain’s been torn
between light and darkness
and in the end, light
will always prevail

If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

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Sunny Loomis  28 Dec 2012
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Joanne Sher  16 Dec 2012
Beautiful and encouraging. Thank you so very much for sharing this.
PAULINE WALLACE-KEATON 16 Dec 2012
This is beautiful and very uplifting. Yes, thank God the Light (of the World) will always prevail! Where is God in these most difficult and heartwretching times? The same place He was when the world killed His Son--poised to one day "wipe every tear away, where there'll be no more sickness, pain sorrow or death. The "Light" will shine for all eternity. We just have to wait on Him. Thank you for sharing. pwk




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