THE SAME WAY…

The same way a flower needs soil

Is our thirsty soul towards You,

As the seed is deeply implanted

And blossoms to something new.

The same way clear water

Removes the scum from every dish,

Is Your cleansing word to wash our heart

Where the grime will be dismissed.

The same way a little child

Upon his parents will depend,

Is Your word as a shield and buckler

When our soul it will defend.

The same way we fall in love

With a hope and joy instilled,

Is Your love bestowed upon us

When our heart and soul You fill.

The same way a sperm

Requires an egg to produce life,

Is our soul as we’re betrothed to You

When You’re our groom and we’re Your bride.

The same way a canvas

Requires paint with an artist too,

Is Your hand that fashions us

To transform and to make new.

The same way a Writer

Will articulate his words,

Is Your law written upon our heart

When You become our Lord.

The same way a Musician

Produces music to soothe and heal,

Is Your melody within our soul

With Your song that You instil.

And You’re the same through and through;

Never-changing and filled with love;

You’re our inspiration as we learn from You

To spend eternity above.

(C) P.B. 2021

“If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink.”  John 7:37

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; Old things have passed away; Behold all things have become new.”  2 Corinthians 5:17

“And as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, so shall your God rejoice over you.”  Isaiah 62:5

“But now, O Lord, You are our Father; We are the clay, and You our potter; And all we are the work of Your hand.”  Isaiah 64:8

“As the deer pants for the water brooks, so pants my soul for You, O God.  My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.”  Psalm 42:1-2

“I will love You, O Lord, my strength.  The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; My God, my strength, in whom I will trust; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.”  Psalm 18:1-2

“Come, I will show you the bride, the Lamb’s wife.”  Revelation 21:9

“Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom, thanksgiving and honour and power and might, be to our God forever and ever. Amen.”  Revelation 7:12

“And the Spirit and the bride say, ‘Come!’ And let him who hears say, ‘Come!’ And let him who thirsts come.  Whoever desires, let him take the water of life freely.”  Revelation 22:17

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