Four Weeks To Live

 
 

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Four Weeks To Live
© 2017 Tom D Blakely
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At home in bed the woman lay
The cancer eating her away.
Yet never once she shed a tear
Her faith in Christ removed all fear.
Four weeks to live the doctor said
That was exactly what she had.
Though to the woman it was long
As days and nights rolled into one.

How could a loving God do this
Allow a slow and painful death?

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At first she felt a little frail
But soon all strength began to fail.
Few can relate to such a pain
That worsens as each day goes on.
Such fortitude this woman had
A tragic life she had endured
Now at the end, in whisper said:
“Please take me now, I’m ready Lord.”

How could a loving God do this
Allow a slow and painful death?
God gains much glory in the death
Of saints who die with such strong faith.

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“I will praise You, O Lord my God, with all my heart,
and I will glorify Your name forevermore.”
[Psalm 86:12]
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Come By Faith

 
 

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Come By Faith
© 2017 Sylvia E Blakely
Music Tom D Blakely

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Come by faith to Christ today
By God’s grace He’ll show the way.
Not by works that we have done
By through Jesus Christ His Son.
Sacrificed upon the cross
Jesus died because of us
Sin has driven us from God
We are saved by Jesus’ blood.

Soon we’ll stand before God’s throne
Where the Lord will know His own.
Are we washed in Jesus’ blood
Do we know Him as our God?
Does our life reflect a change
Of being truly born again?
Do we love Christ more and more
Yearning for that heavenly shore?

Come by faith to Christ today
By God’s grace He’ll show the way.
Do not trust in your own good
Church attendance without God.
Faith in God is intimate
Unto Him you must submit
Come by faith and be forgiven
Jesus blood will cleanse all sin.

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“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves;
it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast.”
[Ephesians 2:8-9]
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Lord, Hear My Prayer!

 
 

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Lord, Hear My Prayer!
© 2017 Tom D Blakely
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Lord, hear my prayer
I love You.
You, work for good
In all I do.
You gave me my first breath
You saved my soul from death.
What more can I ask from You
But keep me strong in faith.

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Lord, hear my prayer
I praise You.
You, are at work
In all I do.
You called me to be Yours
No other life compares
But to serve and honour You
Is all my soul desires.

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Lord, hear my prayer
I love You.
You, work for good
In all I do.
You gave me my first breath
You saved my soul from death.
What more can I ask from You
But keep me strong in faith.

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Set Your Mind On Things Above

 
 

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Set Your Mind On Things Above
© 2017 Marie C Neubauer
Music Tom D Blakely

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O set your mind on things above
Far from the strife on earth below
And seek the Lord in heartfelt prayer
That Jesus Christ men come to know.
And pray that truth and righteousness
Upon the earth again will flow
That God will send revival fire
And in our hearts the flame will grow!

O set your mind on things above
And seek Christ’s wisdom when you pray
For troubled times the world must face
For from God’s laws it turned away.
But Christ above who loves us so
With outstretched arms still saves, restores
O pray that many come to know
Christ’s love and peace forevermore!

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“Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth.”
[Colossians 3:2]
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The Joy Of The Lord!

 
 

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The Joy Of The Lord!
© 2017 Kumalawaty Sundari
Music Tom D Blakely

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The joy of the Lord
Brightens my days
Makes me forget my troubles!

The joy of the Lord
Lifts me above
All of my worldly problems!

The joy of the Lord
Shall be my strength
When I put my trust in Him!

[repeat]

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“Do not sorrow, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”
[Nehemiah 8:10]
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