Swift To Hear


Oh Lord, may we all
be quick to hear

but not so fast
to speak

and even slower
to show anger

for its Your righteousness
we seek.


Lord, I want to listen much more than I talk, and ask that anger be an emotion that I rarely rise to.


“Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.” James 1:19-20. NKJV

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Have Mercy On Me

“Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger
Nor chasten me in Your hot displeasure.
Have mercy on me, O LORD, for I am weak . . .”  Psalm 6:1-2

Sometimes when I’m weak, I can sin.

Lord, we praise You for the strength of Your mercy and forgiveness.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

His Strong Forgiveness

source – soundsoftoday.blogspot.com

Oh Father, You have mercy
You have mercy on me

though I am weak and deserve judgement
You withhold judgement from me

though Your anger is mighty
and can annihilate so easily

there is strengthen in Your forgiveness
to transform and grow me.

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