It’s That Verse (Romans 12:14)


Bless not curse
Your enemies is the verse
I struggle with.
The verse that compels me to quit,
Throw up my hands
Lord, I’m not that grand
I’m not there yet.
With anger and stress my days are met
The feelings I can’t hide,
There’s so much I keep inside.

Lord, open my heart, work on me
For You once counted me an enemy
Yet, You loved me through.
Once upon a time I knew
Not the pain I caused,
Never did I take pause
But Lord, now Your love has
Made me aware of my past.
You have covered my sin
By Your blood, this race I will win.

You see there is no condemnation.
My Lord feels no indignation
To me, because I left, I ran away
Chasing worldly comforts that weren’t
          comforting enough to stay.
Lord, thank You for waking me
Clearing the darkness from my eye to see.
Thank You for bringing my sin to the surface,
So that You could expose my pain with a purpose.
Now they will know that it is only through You
A life of turmoil can be renewed.

Humble me Lord, because in their place I once stood,
And at times I fall, yet I rise because You are good.
Through Your love for me
I can do all things.
Bless, yes bless my enemies, let me do
Good to those who persecute.
Let them feel Your grace,
Remove their sins without a trace.
Cleanse them from their iniquities.
Break them in love until it’s You they please.

Copyright 2017




Author: grantedgrace72

You need to know me? I am an old youth. Late to grow. Yet grateful of the time given by the Lord. Under His watchful eye, I am redirected, chastened, and chided. My heart is fragile, broken, and a work in progress. The Lord delicately puts me together as if mending glass. My pieces are not visibly shown. Hurt words leave my mouth, the sharp edges of my broken glass; though my heart speaks a different beat. A common factor in our time. My ways have sent me astray from the Lord’s path. I am no different than you. The Lord uses His timetable, methods, and avenues to lead us back to Him…if we will listen. Heavenly Father, Open my ears to hear Your gentle voice. Soften my heart so that I will heed Your words. Guide my feet so that I may walk in line with Your will. In the name of Jesus I pray, Amen! PhotoCredit: