HIS COMFORT

I was visiting my father at the nursing home. feeling discouraged, when I saw someone lift their hands and praise the Lord. It was contagious, and my heart leapt for joy. Later that day I wrote this poem …

HIS COMFORT

Does your heart ever leap,

When you hear the Lord praised,

And Honor is given,

To the Ancient of Days?

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When suddenly someone,

Exalts Jesus the King,

With their hands lifted up,

Thankful praises to sing.

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When your heart is heavy,

And your hope all but gone,

Does some old saint singing,

Fill your heart with a song?

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Do you sense the Lord’s joy,

Does your heart skip a beat?

Do you feel His comfort,

And presence so sweet?

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The Lord often reminds,

We’ve no cause to despair,

For He’s with us always,

And our burdens He’ll bear.

Cathy White 2008 ©

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.

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