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when you remember you were lonely
when you were first found,
even in winters -
you'll feel safe and sound

sometimes your own presence
is the only embrace you need
and in other's absence
you'll again never seek
for someone else
when you have yourself
dear little princess-
may I ask your name?
to go and never know it
would be such a shame

little heart, little fighter
can you share your dreams?
a world of pastel color
or so it seems

little angel- don't fret
visions of nightmares and regret

just look and reach for love beyond the stars
oh bless her heart- a child's prayer against war
oh hear our prayers from afar
thou were not made
to weather the rain
thou were not made
to handle the pain

thou are just
an empty bowl,
to carry and test
the human soul
your body is the mech armor
made for the true warrior within
Alyssa Underwood Sep 2017
Perilous times are foretold for the end
When the one who betrays might as soon be a friend
When he who walked with you in the midst of God's throng
Proves a broken-off reed who didn't belong
When the crowd turns away from the truth they once knew
To embrace a strange fire of the enemy's brew
When the mystic is favored much more than the teacher
And intolerant is the name reserved for the preacher

For myriads have tasted of the heavenly gifts
Then at some unknown point the set compass shifts
And they show by the fact that they do not endure
That they never knew the One Whose salvation is sure
For He's promised He cannot lose one of His own
Yet His wheat grows with tares that His enemy's sown
So these goats dressed as sheep might say all the right words
But pasted-on wings do not turn moles to birds

They learn the same Scriptures and enjoy the same songs
But haven't yet come to the cross for their wrongs
Haven't taken it up and followed the Lord
Have never been born of His Spirit Who is poured
Into all whom the Father has chosen for His Son
Those predestined before the world had begun
So among the elect in the pews sit the dead
Unregenerate men taking up masks instead

And some will sit thus for the rest of their life
While others walk away overcome by the strife
Of their trials, distractions, desires or greed
Rather trusting the world to provide all that they need
For discipleship costs and most think it too high
A price now to pay of their self who must die
Most are tripped by the weight of that covenant walk
Which accompanies a faith that goes past mere talk

It is God's grace alone which grants genuine belief
And with it repentance for proud or for thief
While the course remains bumpy until dying day
The saved may fall down, but they can't fall away
For salvation from first to the last is of the Lord
And His Spirit within is what keeps saints secured
It's our duty and privilege to obey and abide
Yet how could we without His power inside?

Now besides a new fuel we receive a new nature
The old man is dead, we are made a new creature
One that's being conformed to the image of Jesus
So we live to please Him now and not to please us
But because of this switch the world is enraged
For when light shines in darkness its evil's front stage
They hate us the same as they hated our Master
And as time nears its close their fury swells faster

Persecution's been promised for all who are godly
Could be mocking, rejection or harm that is ******
It cannot compare though to what's been exchanged
In the gift of redemption for our souls long-deranged
So we dare not forget when the blows are received
That those doing the punching are still dead and deceived
Still locked in the grip of the enemy's force
Still blinded by sin, still enslaved to its course

Just judgment will come if they do not repent
If they keep on rejecting God's Lamb Who was sent
So it's best left to Him to defend us against
The disdain and discord of a world that's incensed
For they're already judged who refuse to believe
And we would be too but for mercy's reprieve
Being saved from God's wrath that is soon to be poured
Out full strength onto those who His truths have ignored

In the meantime the Father's maturing His children
Forging character depth through both trials and discipline
So let's not lose hope in the face of our sorrow
But rejoice that He's working it out for tomorrow
Since we have a sure treasure stored for us in heaven
And we'll soon be set free from all sin-staining leaven
Let's press on toward Christ's likeness worked in us by grace
And look hard for first moments our eyes see His face!
~~~

"'However, I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—the task of testifying to the gospel of God’s grace.'"  
~ Acts 20:24
I looked into the Devil's eyes,
and waited for him to preach the Gospel.
For3ver Feb 9
She lying on the floor gaspin for air
Her killer lookin over without a care
Laughin as he looks at her ****
Caused by the messy bullet that turned her brain to mash
Droppin a cigarette on her body and walks away
News cameras flashin her face
Uncle finds out and sees through the light
Girl he raised her entire life
Blood turns cold and he starts to think
What could he have done? He starts to think
God reminds him it isnt his burden to bare
The church taught him to forgive
Momma told him lifes not fair
Grabs the peice in his drawer and starts to swear
"Ima get that *******, god i know youre there
Help me catch him, he deserves to die. Nobody shoulda touched her" he starts to cry
God awnsers back, it is only a sigh
One of his children blinded with rage, a new chapter in his life.
The lonely uncle travels far in between, lookin for the monster sayin "how could he **** what was like a daughter to me"
She awnsers in heaven above, saying "why would he do this" givin god a shove
God awnsers back "my child will anything for what he loves"
"but it is my fault, i did him wrong, it is my fault i had boughten the drugs"
"yes my daughter but i built him with emotions only he can understand"
"but it is no longer about me, he is blinded with rage, this is not going to end well and will only blow in his face"
"yes my child but it is how it must be, the devil is inside him, he must be freed"
"THEN FREE HIM" she shouts
God doesnt awnser, only seeing the uncle attached with the devil like a cancer
The uncle walks into a bar, a sketchy man had told him this was the spot
The killer sits on table top bar stop
He takes a stool and knocks it on the mans head
The man stumbles back, his mouth with a grin
They go at it, fighting and fighting until the nights light start flashing orange and bright
The uncle catches and ties him up
Takes out the same .45 he kept on his belt
Shinning in the light, he sees a face
His neice telling him "dont do it, it is not your burdon to bear, you will suffer the consequences if you continue to dare"
The uncles starts to cry, right then and there, right on the scene, not knowing what was about to happen his finger pulls the trigger, the bullet gone through clean.
He breaks down starting to cry, lights flashing, his life flashes before his very eyes.
Hes put into cuffs, his life sworn away.
The judge has a hard time setting a scentence that day
He wonders if it was worth it, all the lights of his life turn gray
God not letting go of his stray
The cycle never ends, in the words of ye "both sides lose someone, somebody dies somebody goes to jail"
No one ever forgets the pattern of love that curropts a soul, never to be returned a loved one is passed
Into the arms of loved one of the past
Passed into the hands of god, no one succeeds, no one is freed, no one is ever satisfied with their greed
The greed to **** or the greed to avenge, is there really a difference if one can not make amends?
That is a question that must be asked, before you give your life as another body of a loved one is turned to ash.
Haylin Feb 1
"...The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work."
~ 1 John 3:8

"...people are destined to die once, and after that to face judgment..."
~ Hebrews 9:27

"But God demonstrates His own love for us in this:
While we were still sinners, Christ died for us."
~ Romans 5:8

"When Jesus spoke again to the people, He said, 'I am the light of the world. Whoever follows Me will never walk in darkness,
but will have the light of life.'"
~ John 8:12
You don't have to be a believer to understand.
I take no comfort
In anything apart from
My rest in Your arms

.
ConnectHook Jan 12
13)  holy extreme performance-artist who ended badly

14)  aryan/teutonic warrior who somehow got born in judea

15)  misunderstood ***-rights activist

16)  entheogenic bringer of the sacred mushroom rite

17) propaganda figure concocted by the flavians

18) lucifer's spirit-brother

19) maitreya: "the christ consciousness within"

20) hebrew extremist with delusions of grandeur

21) prophet isa bin maryam the great mahdi

22) just another hindu avatar and world-teacher
(see Part I)
"There has been much sharp looking out, to see where and what Antichrist is, or by what Marks he may be known. Some say he has been in the Christian World almost ever since the Gospel Times, nay, that he was even then beginning to appear and show himself. Others say he came in with this, or that Pope; others that he is not yet come, but near at Hand. Others will have it, that he has been here, and there, but driven from one Place to another by several new risen Protestant Sects."

William Law (1761)

http://www.passtheword.org/DIALOGS-FROM-THE-PAST/clergy.htm
ConnectHook Jan 9
1) groovy dancing hippie shepherd of love

2)  intrepid communist/anarchist revolutionary

3) wandering shaman/healer

4) african anointed of black liberation

5) messianic community-organizer

6) spokesmouth for free-market capitalism

7) stalwart working-class carpenter

8) cynic hellenistic philosopher

9) ascended master who studied with himalayan yogis

10) witty rabbi who sold out to rome

11) ****** rastaman babbling about ethiopia

12) refined orthodox prince on background of gold
For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.   (Matthew 24:24)

If you can think of any other false Christs, let me know.
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