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Previous Challenge Entry (Level 1 – Beginner)
Topic: Hide and Seek (08/07/08)

TITLE: Can You Find Me Now
By Brian Haugrud


God knew the world had gone astray and intervention was at hand.
So He sent His Son as the only hope which was a glorious plan.
He was born of a virgin in a lowly stable and only a few did bow.
The rest of the world who needed a Savior just couldn’t see Him now?

As a teenage boy He was in the chapel where religious leaders dwelt.
He taught the elders with Godly wisdom which they thought hit below the belt.
They couldn’t believe this young boy’s words could be from heaven somehow.
And again with God appearing right before them they just couldn’t see Him now.

When manhood came He was anointed and the spirit came as a dove.
He traveled around and showed the masses of the heavenly Fathers love.
He healed the sick and fed the hungry and was blessing all the chow.
But even then the religious people just couldn’t see Him now.

With three years passed His time had come to be the sacrifice for all.
By shedding blood upon that cross he spared us all the fall.
The path He took to save the world was a heavy burden to plough.
And still the religious of the world just couldn’t see Him now.

The answer can be right in front of us and all we need to do is seek.
But the will of man is so self centered and his spirit is so weak.
He won’t give in to the will of God because he lives just for “the wow”.
And he will not look at what’s right in front of him and just can’t see Him now.

Not a day goes by without the presence of God here on this earth.
But the choice is ours and we must decide; do we want this second birth?
Will we submit our will unto the Savior and His will in us allow?
Or will we say I’ll stay in hiding and You can’t find me now?

The world around us is still searching for the answer to their pain.
They look to all except the Savior to take away the rain.
They live in sin and misuse substance and laugh at the marriage vow.
They mock the Lord and deny His presence saying you can’t find me now.

So I challenge you to sit and ponder this life you live today.
Reflect right now on the path you’re on; are you headed the right way.
When the Spirit knocks at the door of your heart please take that sacred vow.
Then standing before the judgment seat you won’t say “Can You Find Me Now”?

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Racheal Chand08/14/08
Goosebumps on the last sentence. Good Job! So many times even in the simple things we forget the importance of our salvation. Thank you for reflecting on such an important aspect.
Yvonne Blake 08/14/08
Interesting poem! Good repetition at the end of each stanza. Well done.
Marylea Monroe08/14/08
I enjoyed this, it reads smoothly which is something I look for
Marylea Monroe08/14/08
Sorry about that I didn't get finished. This poem calls us to where many of us are in life. The last four lines brinG and ecxellant close which is an open door bidding us to enter in. Like I said excellent.

Looking out the Window of Expectation
Dan Blankenship 08/14/08
Very nice.

May God bless.

Dan Blankenship

Patricia Turner08/16/08
I think you needed a question mark in the 2nd line of the last stanza. Otherwise, perfect in every way! A blessing to all of us. Please keep writing!
Tawnya Brown08/18/08
I think your poetry was very good. The syllables lind up to create a perfect rhythm. Are you sure you should be in the beginner's level. I think this poem was way to good and thought provoking to be a beginner. I look forward to reading more of your work.