MOUNTAINS

When it appears too overwhelming

And when mountains escalate,

It may appear our prayers aren’t answered

But God’s timing is never late.

When our mountains become strenuous

To climb or to overcome,

All hope is never lost

When we embrace God’s pure love.

The molehills in our life;

Large mountains they can become,

When our focus is on the problem

Rather than in healing through God’s Son.

Because when our ship appears to sink

And the waves come crashing down,

There’s a lifeguard who walks on water

And who can turn our life around.

When our waters are too deep

And when trepidation does take place,

There’s a Savior who extends His arm

With kindness and with grace.

No mountain is too high

And no valley is too deep,

When our faith and trust remains in Christ

And when victories we reap.

When we humble ourselves before the Lord

And with faith as a mustard seed,

We begin to respect His sovereignty

And prayerful outcomes we do see.

The mustard seed is the smallest

But it thrives and grows indeed,

And when prayers are wholehearted

Miracles happen on our knees.

Goliaths do come crumbling down

With their magnitude as well,

And it’s our pebbles that make an impact

With God’s power and His help.

T’was on the mountain at Calvary

Where our Savior was crucified,

But where redemption and victory powerfully met

When after three days Christ did rise.

(C) P.B. 2021

“For the mountains shall depart and the hills be removed, but My kindness shall not depart from you, nor shall My covenant of peace be removed, says the Lord, who has mercy on you.”  Isaiah 54:10

“…for assuredly, I say to you, if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.”  Matthew 17:20

“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field, which indeed is the least of all the seeds; but when it is grown it is greater than the herbs and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and nest in its branches.”  Matthew 13:31-32

“Then David said to the Philistine, ‘You come to me with a sword, with a spear, and with a javelin.  But I come to you in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied.’”  1 Samuel 17:45

“Then David put his hand in his bag and took out a stone; and he slung it and struck the Philistine in his forehead, so that the stone sank into his forehead, and he fell on his face to the earth.”  1 Samuel 17:49

“…who being the brightness of His glory and the express image of His person, and upholding all things by the word of His power, when He had by Himself purged our sins, sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high…”. Hebrews 1:3

“The Lord also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble, and those who know Your name will put their trust in You; for You, Lord, have not forsaken those who seek You.”  Psalm 9:9-10

“And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and caught him, and said to him, ‘O you of little faith, why did you doubt?’  And when they got into the boat the wind ceased.  Then those who were in the boat came and worshiped Him, saying, ‘Truly You are the Son of God.’”  Matthew 14:31-33

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