We did a Bible study at our ladies’ discipleship breakfast that used the first chapter of Genesis to study how God works in us for our salvation. God gave me a poem to condense this. I pray you can gain something from this.
The Holy Spirit works in us
As He did from the start:
He hovers near and then He puts
His light inside our heart.
He shows us there’s a solid place
Where we can put our feet,
A Rock that’s higher than ourselves,
A safe place to retreat.
He rains His living water down
To nourish our dry soul.
We’re even safe on angry seas
If we’ll give Him control.
He helps us mark the days and times
To follow in His will:
A time to work, a time to play,
A time to just be still.
He plants such tiny seeds in us
And then He makes them grow.
He’s patient as we work and waits
To watch His beauty show.
At last, He breathes His life in us
And wakes us from the dead.
Then God looks down on all He’s done,
“And it is good!” He said.
(c) 2015 Denise McKenney
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This is a beautiful poem for this Lenten season, too. I love it!