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A Burst of Dazzling Light
by MIRIAM JACOB
10/28/06
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As Christ was leaving Jericho,
A great multitude in tow,
A blind beggar called Bartimaeus
Begged alms by the roadside.

On hearing news in the town,
Jesus of Nazareth was passing down,
Bartimaeus burst out:
"Son of David,
Have mercy upon me!"

"Silence!" roared the crowd,
But Bartimaeus paid no heed,
And in his direst need,
He cried out even more aloud,
"Jesus, Son of David,
Have mercy upon me!"

On hearing the sound,
Jesus quickly turned around.
"Call him!" was the crisp command
Issued by the Master.

Bartimaeus sprang up.
"Master," cried he,
"I want to see!"

The Lord Jesus Christ,
In all His divine might,
Replied outright:
"Receive your sight,
Your faith has healed you."

In a burst of dazzling light,
Bartimaeus found that he could see,
And the world at large could tell,
Of the awe-inspiring power of God,
And the unfaltering faith of a beggar.




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David&Dee Jobes 04 Feb 2007
Beautiful anointed poem! Great way of sharing the blind man's encounter with the Love and Mercy of God. Congratulations on the success of your Website; May He continue to Bless your ministry as you continue to give Him the Glory! With Jesus Love, Dee "Numbers 6:24,25,26"




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