Tag Archives: encouragement

You’ll See At Last

You'll See At Last

Thank You Lord that You are with us in the midst of all our trials
Help us to go through .. with eyes of faith and, having done all, to stand!

1 Peter 1:6-8
In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials, so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ; and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory, obtaining as the outcome of your faith
the salvation of your souls.

God Bless You!

Shine Me A Light

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Dear Friends …
When challenges abound and the way ahead seems dark;

when circumstances overwhelm ..
this prayer poem may echo your heart’s cry.
God bless you.
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“In my distress, I called upon the Lord,  and cried to my God for help;
He heard my voice out of His temple,
and my cry for help before Him came into His ears”
(Psalm 18:6 NASB)
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This, and more uplifting poems of comfort
can be found in my book

“Comfort & Hope”
available from Amazon.

Come Walk With Me

It’s a New Year, a New Day, dear friend. Whatever yesteryear may have brought, take courage …there’s hope in the Lord. The following is a poem of encouragement from my new book,
Comfort & Hope, and is written like a “letter of love” from the Lord, as an expression of His compassionate heart. Take a quiet moment to read … and let Him speak to your heart…..

Come Walk With Me

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Whatever we go through in life, it’s wonderful to know
that the Lord’s heart of love is always open and
His arms are always ready to welcome and embrace us……
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The poem above is the first in my second book of  inspirational poems
Comfort & Hope now available in paperback and e-book from Amazon.
(If you would like to purchase a copy, please click on the book title above)

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* * *    I pray that your heart may be blessed and encouraged    * * *

 

For more poetry samples, my website is:
www.expressionspoetry.com

Sing Your Song

Dear Friends, as we journey through life and unforeseen events occur, whether simple or greatly distressing, our faith may be tested – feelings may get in the way – sometimes we may be anxious, but there’s hope …….

As a glimmer of light on a starless night
faith keeps hope alive.
When days seem long and you don’t feel strong,
faith will help you thrive.

Like Winter, Summer, Autumn or Spring,
life brings seasons of change.
As sure as the sun, trials do come,
but friend – don’t think it strange.

Faith sings a song of joy within
for things still yet unseen;
rejoicing in hope, it helps you to win,
so don’t give up your dream.

Hold onto God through faith in Christ
and always sing your song.
The answer will come, just trust in Him,
each day as you journey along.

 –oOo–

 (Hebrews 11:1; John 15:10; 1 Peter 4:12)

© 2014  Christine V Mitchell
All Rights Reserved

God’s word tells us that
“..this is the victory that overcomes the world, even our faith” (1 John 5:4).

Through Him, we can still stand. Amen!

Where Shall I Go?

Where Shall I Go

 A wonderful refuge and shelter is found in the Lord Jesus Christ,
as expressed in my poem “Where Shall I Go?” above.

 “Whom have I in heaven but thee?
and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee”
(Psalm 73:25)

You Make Me Feel Special

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You make me feel special,
You make my heart glad.
You look after me,
my heavenly Dad.

You know what I’m thinking
and hear when I pray.
You speak words of comfort
to guide me each day.

When oft I need someone
to hold up my hands,
You’re always there, Lord –
and You understand.

You show that You care
in the trials I face.
I know I can always
keep trusting Your grace.

You guide my steps, Lord,
as I travel this road.
You give to me rest
as I give you my load.

Dear Father, I’m glad that
to You I belong.
I thank you for blessing
my heart with this song.

 –o0o—

by Christine V Mitchell

©  2014
All rights reserved

 The love of God is a special kind, unlike any other – making us truly feel special when we receive that love!

Precious Saviour

May the perfume of Your love
and the sweetness of Your grace
fill our hearts Lord from above,
bring a smile upon each face.

 May the kindness that You show
that brings warmth to many hearts,
as a soft and gentle glow,
be the kindness we impart.

 May the river of Your peace
overflow and bring elation
and the joy of You increase
through the blessings of salvation.

 Precious Saviour, You are awesome!
You are brighter than the sun!
May the preciousness of knowing You
be felt by everyone!

–oOo–

©  Copyright 2014   Christine Mitchell
All Rights Reserved

Fathomless Love

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God’s fathomless love
keeps me day by day,
shines a light within
when my skies are grey,
keeps my heart in tune,
takes me through the night,
points my soul to heaven –
to Jesus, my Light

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Copyright 2014
Christine Mitchell