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Bless the Lord, Oh My Soul
by Jeanne E Webster 
11/08/10
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Bless the Lord, Oh My Soul
2010 Jeanne E. Webster

Are you bruised, dear one,
Too much grief to bear?
Call out to the Son;
Give Him all your cares.

"My grace is all you need,"
Peace carols like a bird.
For you His heart did bleed
Lean hard into His word.

Consider the situation:
Which pain is greater to bear...
A body in degradation
Or a spirit in disrepair?

The body moans and groans;
Fails us more each day;
Wears right to the bone;
To dust it will decay.

But the spirit is eternal,
Lives on and on and on.
Mark it in your journal...
To God your soul belongs.

The body rises from ashes,
The rejected spirit, never.
Bodily pain soon passes;
Pain in hell is forever.

Reject His love and grace?
You bring forth His wrath;
From you He turns His face
You're on a hellish path.

Thank Him for His love,
His pardon for all sins;
The Spirit ascends above,
New life in heaven begins.

Turn your spirit to God;
Grasp His love and grace,
Uplifting you as you plod
Into His heavenly place.







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Ada Nett 21 Nov 2010
Nice job Jeanne! ...My favorite line "Peace carols like a bird" ~Cathy~
Judy Wilson 10 Nov 2010
Lean hard into His Word. Wonderful line, Love this poem.




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