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- TITLE: On Eagles Wings
By vincent lyons
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Do you give thought to what’s ahead?
Do you view with consternation
The descent to desperation,
Or are you filled with hope instead?
Many are the false assumptions
Which captivate the heart of man,
Theories based on vain presumptions
Products of mankind’s corruptions,
Ignoring how it all began.
Eden’s fall brought man’s declining,
Nature too has felt death’s throes;
Sin, though morphed through redefining
Still presents a silver lining
To keep man’s spirit comatose.
There is only one solution
Our gracious Lord has put in place
To overcome our destitution
Cleanse our souls from sin’s pollution—
It’s through the gospel of His grace.
Jesus is God’s sure salvation
For all who come to Him in faith,
Rapture’s day of revelation
Is our blessed expectation
For which the saints of ages wait.
On wings like eagles saints translated;
All who wait for Him will rise:
Day His saints have contemplated
And have longingly awaited
Meeting Jesus in the skies.
Forever changed, like Him, perfected,
With new bodies—blissful state,
Exactly as His word projected
And His prophets long expected—
Our blessed hope—We watch and wait!
“For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body that it may be conformed to His glorious body, according to the working by which He is able even to subdue all things to Himself.” Phil ch 3:20,21.NKJV.
“Looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ.” Titus ch 2:13. NKJV.
“But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.” Isaiah ch 40:31 NKJV.
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