Monday, February 2, 2009

Be Still And Know That I Am God

Be Still And Know That I Am God!


In the stillness of the moment, I hear my Master speak my name
I want to feel His Holy presence,…His voice is like a sweet refrain
He bids me come,…I kneel before Him
Waiting,… yielding,… quiet,…still
Then silently with gentle prompting I surrender to His will

He comforts me with words of wisdom, I drink them in with hunger deep
They quench the pangs of deep desire as I sit at His dear feet
In these moments of surrender, I feel strengthened in my soul
I give Him praise,…He gives me courage
Every care on Him I roll

What blessed peace He freely offers, in those tranquil moments sweet
There is no better place to worship, than before the mercy seat
Be still and know that I am God,…. He whispers sweetly in my ear
And in that statement I find hope,… and there is victory over fear

Won’t you join Him in the throne room? Where He sits with arms stretched wide
In the stillness you will feel Him,…beckon you to come inside
Drawing you with endless mercies, calling you with boundless grace
Allowing you to sit before Him, and gaze into His loving face

There’s no greater gift to give you,…there’s no better place to be
Than in the Master’s Holy presence, as He says,…“I’ve set you free”….
Free from guilt, and sin, and bondage,….Free to rest and just be still
And in that stillness of the moment,…let Him bathe you in His will!

9 comments:

Betsy Markman said...

Beautiful words and message.

Kyle Kraft said...

Wow! Reads like a song. This is really great! Your poem stimulates a terrific mind picture of God's love, care, closeness, strength, encouragement, and more! This would be great set to music! Love you!

Jared Kraft said...

Wonderful poem (I read it on facebook first!) Love the images and emotions you infused. Very powerful stuff!
Love you,
Jared

Kristin said...

I absolutely love your poem. Especially the part about there being victory over fear, as that is something that I struggle with. Thank you for sharing this!

Lynnette Kraft said...

Wow mom, I'm impressed. Kyle told me that your poem was great (I hadn't read it yet), so I read it and have to say, I agree. He wants to put it to music - is that okay with you? :)

Truly beautiful words of perfect love and hope.

Abigail Kraft said...

I'm speechless, Grandma. There was such a tender power in this poem. Absolutely gorgeous! Beautiful hope displayed in the source of its perfection--Jesus Christ.

Thank you so much for joining in and sharing your amazing words. :)

Love you,
--Abigail

Oksana said...

What a stunning piece of art. Your poem flows beautifully -- like a hymn, in its even rhythm and effortless rhyme. But, more importantly, it overflows with truth. :)

Kristin said...

Linda,

I can't tell you how much your comments on my blog meant to me as I read them tonight. Your entire family has blessed me more than you all will ever know.

I did read Lynnette's book and it was wonderful. I felt as if it could've been written by me as every emotion she described felt like my own as I struggled through grief. Without her even knowing, she has been like a mentor for me. I don't have many people in my "real" life to look up to that are Christians, and I can look up to her (and your entire family). The Lord definitely led me to her blog.

The memory walk posts and the poetry posts are so inspiring as I yearn to be closer and learn more about the Lord. Each one of you blesses me so much in my journey. Thank you so much for caring.

God bless,
Kristin

Randall and Rachel Beita said...

Beautiful!! What rest there is in Jesus when we wait on him. He is our everything.