My Amen

 

I see your
little strength
and I will add
to it

for I am
your Amen
and give you
what you lack.

Jesus establishes my amen.

“See, I have set before you an open door, and no one can shut it; for you have a little strength, have kept My word, and have not denied My name. These things says the Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God . . .” Revelation 3:8,14 NKJV

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Clothed

 

I shall clothe you
with strength and honor
and when you open
your mouth

it will be in wisdom
and on your tongue
the law of kindness
will come out.

A laid down life is clothed with strength and honor from God.

“Strength and honor are her clothing; she shall rejoice in time to come. She opens her mouth with wisdom, and on her tongue is the law of kindness.” Proverbs 31:25,26 NKJV

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Everlasting

 

 

I reign and am clothed
in majesty
I’ve girded Myself
with strength

I am from
everlasting
you can count
on Me.

And when the floods
rise up
and lift high
their voice

remember I
am mightier
than the waves
and all the noise.

A laid down life has an everlasting God.

“The Lord reigns , He is clothed with majesty; He has girded Himself with strength. You are from everlasting. The floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves. The Lord on high is mightier than the noise of many waters. Your testimonies are very sure.” Psalm 93:1,2,3,4,5 NKJV

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Revive

 

new landscaping
someone else’s job
to water

Thankful for the neighbor hired to help.

“You who have shown me great and severe troubles, shall revive me again. You shall increase my greatness and comfort me on every side. I will go in the strength of the Lord God.” Psalm 71:16,20, 21. NKJV.

 

I will revive you
again and again
and comfort you
on every side

And when your strength
fails you
My strength I will
provide.

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My Strength

“The Lord God is my strength;
He will make my feet like deer’s feet;
And He will make me walk on my high hills.”  Habakkuk 3:19 NKJV

As I grow older, I feel my own strength fade a little each year.

Thank You, Father, for being my forever strength.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

I can no longer climb
these high hills
and tremble at the distance
I am shown

but my, how I
am abled
as You make Your strength
my own.

God bless you as He is your strength!

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No Better

“Are you better than No Amon
That
was situated by the River . . .
Whose wall was like the sea?”  Nahum 3:8
NKJV

“Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength
And it was boundless . . .
Yet she was carried away . . .”  Nahum 3:9-10 NKJV

Greatness and strength can be a slippery slope.

Thank You, Jesus, for being my stronghold and my hope.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

I am no better
than any other
rich or poor
sinner or saint

only in that
my life is Yours
do I have hope
come what may.

God bless you as you hope in Him today!

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Pilgrimage

“Blessed is the man whose strength
is in You,
Whose heart is set on pilgrimage.”  Psalms 84:5

A pilgrimage denotes a certain sacrifice, an element of unknown.

Father, please help me to keep moving forward into all You desire me to.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

Hearts Moving

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Oh Lord, let my heart
not be

set in stone
today

but strengthened
to keep moving

and following You
I pray.

Real Strength

“O You his Strength, I will wait for You.”  Psalms 59:9

I tend to think I’m stronger than I really am.

Lord, please teach me how to rely on Your strength and not my own.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

Wait and See

source - lookingfortigger.com

source – lookingfortigger.com

Our strength isn’t in the number
of pounds we can lift

nor in the amount of miles
we jog to stay fit

but in the power
of His Holy Spirit

and our joy as we trust
in all He’s doing yet.

 

(Happy New Year to you and yours! )

Inventing

“Then I sent to him, saying, ‘No such things as you say are being done, but you invent them in your own heart.”

“For they all were trying to make us afraid, saying, ‘Their hands will be weakened in the work and it will not be done.’  Now therefore, O God, strengthen my hands.”  Nehemiah 6:8-9

Good inventing blesses us and makes us wish we’d thought of it.

Lord, we pray for hearts and minds that You can use for the good of others.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

Strengthened

source – smartactors.com

Lies are told
and schemes are laid
in order to
make us afraid

and weaken the
work of our hands
but God’s our strength
in Him we stand.

 

Full Strength

“When leaders lead in Israel
when the people willingly offer themselves
Bless the Lord.” Judges 5:2
” . . .let those who love Him be like the sun
when it comes out in full strength.” Judges 5:31

We have an astonishing amount of potential lying within us because of Jesus.

According to Your time, Lord, we desire to shine with Your strength and light as we willingly offer ourselves to You and lead others to do so as well. And here’s a simple poem . . .

Our Leader Shines Through

As our Jesus leads
we willingly offer
ourselves to Him
and follow.

Brighter than the sun
His light pierces
filling what once
was hollow.

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