Shadows and Dust

September 5, 2015 at 10:58 pm (Mile Stones, Poems, Remodeling the Mind) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

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Shadows ands dust
That’s what you’d like me to believe I am

Floating on the winds of human illusions
Left to the chance breezes of monetary bondages
Cast into the shadow of man’s invention
Shaped by their slave molding institutions

Oh, but most of all!
Most of all you’d bind me to the chains of me-ism
Every thought revolving towards myself
Caught in the lightless shade of self-absorbtion
This is your highest prize

But by the Grace that shaped the universe
I speak the Name – Yeshua
My eyes begin to light
The world fades dark as night
Yeshua, Yeshua, the Great Light

Fear falls like the shadows and dust you intended for man
Your jealousy crawls in darkness
Yahweh has loved these weak-kneed creatures
Fear follows His thought to the pit

Loosened now, are the chains that perpetuate the self-full soul
The pin point flame of Grace begins a roaring fire
Refining the weakness into His strength
The me-ism loses desire

The inner soul turns instead to the Glory!
Glory, glory in the Highest!
Worthy is the One to be praised!
The envied little weaklings you so abhorred
Now turns from themselves to stand in His gaze!

You screech and paw, and maim and kill
But you are weakness imbodied still
Cast out as the dust and shadows you offered us instead

And what more do or did you have to offer?
You Liar, son of deceit!
I stand in the coat of Blood that’s been offered
Shaking your dust off His feet!

Hear and harken, dust and shadows
You’ll play no tricks on my Savior
My ears will close up to your shadow
My eyes shall see only His Light
HE! HE has decreed it!  It will be so
So even if, I shall become dust again
His breath will again wake me and I will look upon His face, forever!

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Isaiah 14:26-27
This is the program planned for all the earth, this is the Hand stretched out over all the nation’s. Adonai-Tzva’ot has made His decision. Who is there that can stop Him? He has stretched out His Hand. Who can turn it back?

Isaiah 32:1-4
There is coming a King who will reign justly and princes who will rule uprightly. A man will be like a refuge from the wind, like protection from a storm, like streams of water on arid ground, like a rock cliff shading a weary land. The eyes of those seeing will not be closed, the ears of those hearing will pay close attention. The minds of the impetuous will learn to weigh carefully, the tongues of the stutterers will speak readily and clearly.

Jeremiah 31:3
From a distance Adonai appeared to me, saying, “I love you with an everlasting love; this is why in My Grace I draw you to Me.

Ezekiel 34:15-16
Yes, I will pasture My sheep; and I will let them rest, says (declares) Adonai Elohim. I will seek the lost, bring back the outcasts, bandage the broken, and strengthen the sick. But the fat and the strong I will destroy – I will feed them with judgement.

Psalms 2:7
I will proclaim the decree Adonai said to me, “You are My son; today I became your Father.”

Lamentations 3:21-39
But in my mind I keep returning to something, something that gives me hope -that the Grace of Adonai is not exhausted, that His compassion has not ended. On the contrary, they are new every morning! How great is Your Faithfulness! “Adonai is all I have,” I say; “therefore I will put my hope in Him.” Adonai is good to those waiting for Him, to those who are seeking Him. It is good to wait patiently for the saving help of Adonai. It is good for a man to bear the yoke from his youth. Let him sit alone in silence when He has laid it on him. Let him submit absolutely; there may yet be hope. Let him offer his cheek to the one who strikes it, and receive his fill of insults. For rejection by Adonai does not last forever. He may cause grief, but He will take pity, in keeping with the greatness of His Grace. For He does not arbitarily torment or punish human beings. When anyone tramples underfoot any of the prisoners of the land; when anyone deprives a person of justice, in defiance of the Most High; when someone is cheated of justice in court – does Adonai not take note of such things? Who can say something and have it happen without Adonai commanding it? Don’t both bad things and good proceed from the mouth of the Most High? Why should anyone alive complain, even a strong man, about the punishment for his sins?

Ephesians 1:7-12
In union with Him, through the shedding of His blood, we are set free – our sins are forgiven; this accords with the wealth of the Grace He has lavished on us. In all His wisdom and insight He has made known to us His secret plan, which by His own will He designed beforehand in connection with the Messiah and will put into effect when the time is ripe – His plan to place everything in heaven and on earth under the Messiah’s headship.

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♡ Grace and Shalom in Yeshua the Messiah ♡

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Grace is Yeshua’s Face

October 4, 2014 at 3:18 am (Poems, Remodeling the Mind) (, , , , , , , , , , , )

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Grace gives space
And slows the pace
Grace holds the hand
With no demand
Grace is invitation
And has no limitation
Grace forgives. .. forever
Never counting. ..not even 70 times 7
There’s nothing unforgivable when grace is receivable
Grace gives no orders
But it, itself is the order of all things
Grace covers wounds
It does not share them with with any but the Grace-Giver
Grace has patience
Patience to be received and patience to be given
Grace looks for unity
Looks for opportunity to prove its value
It looks for pride to be swallowed up in humility
It looks always for things to praise
Not for things to fix, fuss, or worry about
Grace is a present-moment fixture
That can always be found in it
But it keeps on working. .. past, present, future to the eyes of Grace Himself
Grace falls deeply for weakness
And gives God the glory for strength
Grace sees pleasure in sacrifice
And sacrifice in pleasure
Grace trust especially when trustworthiness seems unreal
Grace is the engine
All the gas (human effort) in the world won’t move it
Grace is manufactured by heaven
Put together by the Spirit
And uses the very Words and Life of the Son – Yeshua to make the engine of grace.
His Blood is the oil which lubricates each part
Grace is the best design God has created. .. it’s flawlessness and intricate design known only by the Hand who Created it.
Man can write about it
Partake in it
Give it
Receive it
Reject it
Curse it
Only God can supply it
It can Not be marketed
Embossed or carved by the hand of man, element or beast
It comes packaged in the mystery of unknowing
That is until He, Himself is known
Grace is the most continuously flowing thing ever known. .. and ever will be
Its not measured out daily and exhausted by days end
It flows and floods the whole earth and everything in it at all times
It is the “Center for dis-ease” control
Its the 100% cure for every ill
Its full of laughter and runs with tears
Sorrow welcomes grace
Joy is its fruit
Whether it comes from one or the other God’s own Name is its great root
Oh. .. Grace grieves!
It laments at its rejection
It breaks and bends to find affection
Oh. .. how it Loves to be given after its reception.
Poured out, poured out is its primary direction
Grace is heavens preservative
Lasting longer than honey
Longer than time unknown
It is only an arrival – only a Home
Though it may be put off in a corner
Collecting the dust of pride
Once it’s been welcomed
It will never hide
It becomes a raging fire
Burning up the illusions
That attempt to obscure its pull
Pouring out its favor until acknowledged in full
One day all will worship
One day all will serve
Grace, Grace The Son’s own face
Upon all the Undeserved
Grace sits back, relaxed and calm
Trusting all in the Father’s palm
It has no ‘Mr. or Mrs. Fix it’
It had no problems to solve
For everything. .. everything
Is trusted. .. to the Father’s resolve
Grace doesn’t say ‘be careful’
It knows all things have a careful Lover
Grace has no panic in its blood
No confusion in its bones
No manipulation as strength
It comes from tender Provision
Sweet Clarity
Perfect Love
Grace thrives on trust
It is the moon to Trust as the Sun (Son)
Heavenly Gravity is its Spirit
Pulling pulling all things towards its center
Grace gives the wings to fly
Straight up and over all earthly why
Grace is blind to deceit
Deaf to crash of fearful waves
It is gladly lame and limping
In disguise of pain
It scorns shame
And refutes accusation
It considers not any temporal condition
Its eyes are ever and only ever-lasting
Eternity is its frame
Grace is God
God is Grace
And every created finds its place
In His hands
In His Hands
Grace is Yeshua’s face

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Grace and peace in Yeshua the Messiah

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