Previous Challenge Entry (Level 2 – Intermediate)
Topic: The Reader (04/15/10)
TITLE: Coming Face to Face with God's Grace
By Pete Charpentier
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ADD TO MY FAVORITES
And come face to face with Godís grace.
Some days I wear a smile from ear to ear,
Since as far as my eyes can see, my path is clear.
But on other days, darkness closes in,
And I canít even see whatís around the next bend.
But regardless of what Iím feeling on any given day,
Godís Word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my way.
Still I must confess at times when I hear His voice,
I shut my ears and make my own selfish choice.
Yet, I know Jesus never gives up on me
Because when I turn around, I find His arms open wide continually.
The lesson Iím learning is as clear as day Ė
Heís always going to be there for me no matter where I stray.
So Iíve grown to find comfort in this place
Where I rest and come face to face with Godís grace.
You see, Iím the reader who daily inhales Godís life-giving Words
While Heís the ďBreatherĒ whose truth dispels all of lifeís blurs.
So everyday when you look for me,
Iíll be drinking in His truth and being set free.
Iíve come to learn that in my weakness, He is strong Ė
Thatís why being in His Word daily is where I belong.
And if you can nod your head to all Iíve said and say, ďI agree.Ē
Then why not take a moment now from your busy day and join me?
We both know that the only way to make sense of lifeís ďrat raceĒ
Is to read Godís Word everyday and come face to face with His all-sufficient grace.
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