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  • Poem: If  PRO

    Contributed by Steven Chapman on Jul 5, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,294 views

    It’s like Amy Carmichael wrote in her poem IF: If I belittle those whom I am called to serve, talk of their weak points in contrast perhaps with what I think of as my strong points; if I adopt a superior attitude then I know nothing of Calvary love. If I take offense easily, if I am content to ...read more

  • Poem  PRO

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Aug 3, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,047 views

    POEM Jesus! whose blood so freely stream’d To satisfy the law’s demand; By Thee from guilt and wrath redeem’d, Before the Father’s face I stand. To reconcile offending man, Make Justice drop her angry rod; What creature could have form’d the plan, Or who fulfill it but a God? No drop remains of all ...read more

  • Poem

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
     | 2,048 views

    POEM ‘Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream For the soul is dead that slumbers, and things are not what they seem. Life is real Life is earnest And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art; to dust ...read more

  • Poem,

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 1, 2009
     | 2,746 views

    Poem, “Peace on Earth” Peace on earth, with a world at war? O what were the angels singing for That far-away night when the Star shown down With a glorious light on Bethlehem’s town? Peace on earth! They were singing of Him Who was born that night to redeem from sin; Who still has the power to ...read more

  • A Christmas Poem  PRO

    Contributed by Aaron Hand on Dec 21, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 5,361 views

    [A Christmas Poem] The King of Kings, the Lord of Lords Came to earth for you and me. The salvation I could not afford He paid for on Calvary. What could I ever give Him That would thank Him for His Son? I’ll confess, and turn from my sin And live in the victory won! I often lose sight ...read more

  • Maggies Poem  PRO

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jul 30, 2003
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,265 views

    Maggies Poem Do you know, do you understand, That you represent Jesus to me? Do you know, do you understand, that when you treat me with gentleness It raises the question in my mind that maybe He is gentle too? Maybe He isn’t someone who laughs when I hurt. Do you know, do you understand that when ...read more

  • Maggie's Poem

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jun 23, 2009
     | 5,008 views

    Dads: I want you to listen to a poem from a teenager in Chicago who expresses how important you are as fathers and fatherly figures: Maggie’s Poem Do you know, do you understand, that you represent Jesus to me? Do you know, do you understand, that when you treat me with gentleness It raises the ...read more

  • Poem On Risk

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 27, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,360 views

    POEM ON RISK This is a poem on risk from a classroom wall: To laugh is to risk appearing the fool To weep is to risk appearing sentimental To reach out for another is to risk involvement To expose feelings is to risk exposing, your true self To place your ideas, your dreams before a crowd is to ...read more

  • Poem: Resting

    Contributed by Curtis Rowe on Jan 2, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,392 views

    “Once my hands were always trying, Trying hard to do my best; Now my heart is sweetly trusting, And my soul is all at rest! Once my life was full of effort, Now it’s full of joy and zest; Since I ...read more

  • Poem By Will Carleton  PRO

    Contributed by Eric Ledermann on Jul 22, 2002
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,341 views

    Poem by Will Carleton “Boys flying kites haul in their white-winged birds; You can’t do that way when you’re flying words: ‘Careful with fire,’ is good advice we know, ‘Careful with words,’ is ten times doubly so. Thoughts expressed ...read more

  • This Poem Is Attributed To Martin Luther:

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Nov 16, 2009
     | 1,339 views

    This poem is attributed to Martin Luther: "Feelings come and feelings go, and feelings are deceiving; My warrant is the ...read more

  • There Is A Poem Entitled "A Prayer For The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,074 views

    There is a poem entitled “A Prayer For the Future” quoted by Sir Frances Drake, it said and I quote, Disturb us, Lord, when we are too well pleased with ourselves, when our dreams have come true because we have dreamed too little, when we arrive safely because we have sailed too close to the ...read more

  • Poem: Don't Quit  PRO

    Contributed by Larry Jacobs on Jun 3, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,223 views

    POEM: DON’T QUIT When things go wrong as they sometime will, when the road your trudging seems all up hill, When funds are low and debts are high, and you want to smile but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit rest if you must but please ...read more

  • Poem: G. K. Chesterton

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on May 27, 2007
     | 922 views

    POEM: G. K. Chesterton said: O God of earth and altar, Bow down and hear our cry, Our earthly rulers falter, Our people drift and die, The walls of gold entomb us, The swords of scorn divide, Take not Thy thunder from us, But take away our pride. From all that terror teaches, From lies of tongue ...read more

  • Poem: Don't Quit

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,030 views

    When things go wrong as they sometimes will; When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill; When the funds are low, and the debts are high; And you want to smile, but have to sigh; When care is pressing you down a bit- Rest if you must, but don’t you quit. Success is failure turned inside ...read more

  • Poem: Don't Quit

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Jul 15, 2007
     | 2,384 views

    POEM: DON’T QUIT When things go wrong as they sometime will, when the road your trudging seems all up hill, When funds are low and debts are high, and you want to smile but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit rest if you must but please don’t quit. Life is queer with it’s twist ...read more

  • Poem: Safely Home  PRO

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Aug 10, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,333 views

    Poem: Safely Home I am home in Heaven, dear ones; Oh, so happy and so bright! There is perfect joy and beauty In this everlasting light. All pain and grief is over, Every restless tossing passed; I am now at peace forever, Safely home in Heaven at last. Did you wonder I so calmly Trod the valley ...read more

  • Poem: Annie Johnson Flint

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Sep 1, 2007
     | 897 views

    Poem: Annie Johnson Flint wrote: This weighty burden thou dost bear, This heavy cross, It is a gift the Lord bestows, And not a loss; It is a trust that He commits Unto thy care, A precious lesson He has deigned With thee to share. Rejoice that He so honors thee And so esteems Of highest worth; ...read more

  • Poem: The Blessings That Remain

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Oct 5, 2007
     | 1,720 views

    Poem: The Blessings that Remain Annie Johnson Flint said: There are loved ones who are missing From the fireside and the feast; There are faces that have vanished, There are voices that have ceased; But we know they passed forever From our mortal grief and pain, And we thank Thee, O our Father, For ...read more

  • Gcf: After-Thanksgiving Poem  PRO

    Contributed by David Hodgin on Nov 24, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,196 views

    GCF: After-Thanksgiving Poem I ate too much turkey, I ate too much corn, I ate too much pudding and pie. I’m stuffed up with muffins and too much stuffin’ I’m probably going to die. I piled up my plate and I ate and I ate. But I wish I had known when to stop, For I’m so crammed with yams, sauces, ...read more