Until He opens up our eyes

We’ll remain in pagan ways,

Believing that all of our philosophies

Can sustain our living days.

Until He reaches out to us

We’ll continue in our sin,

Believing that we are free indeed

But so empty from within.

Until He gives us revelation

Of the Lord Jesus Christ,

We’ll continue to believe

That our religion is always right.

Until He extends His arm

All our works are done in vain,

Because salvation is in Him alone

And not in any other name.

Until He wakes us up

From our spiritual of slumber,

We’ll continue with our fantasies

Instead of seeing His awe and wonder.

Until He reveals Himself

We cannot surely believe,

Because it’s by hearing the precious word of God

That our heart begins to see.

Until He knocks on the door of our heart

We can be hardened in every way,

By the bitter outcomes of society

And the troubles in every day.

Until He shows us His pure light

In darkness we shall walk,

When our words are laden with insincerity

And deception when we talk.

Because when we have that man-pleasing spirit

In order to simply be accepted,

In doing this we don’t realise 

That by God we are rejected.

Until He sincerely heals us

From all our heartache and our pain,

All man-made solutions will be temporary

Where disappointment can remain.

It’s by His mercy and His grace

That enlightenment enters our pores,

As we humbly realise and do repent

When He opens up His door.

(C) P.B. 2022

“That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, the eyes of your understanding being enlightened, that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power.”  Ephesians 1:17-19

“Now as he thus made his defence, Festus said with a loud voice, ‘Paul, you are beside yourself!  Much learning is driving you mad!  But he said, ‘I am not mad, most notable Festus, but speak the words of truth and reason.’”  Acts 26:24-25

“King Agrippa, do you believe the prophets?  I know that you do believe.’  Then Agrippa said to Paul, “You almost persuade me to become a Christian.’”  Acts 26:27

“So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing the word of God.  But I say, have they not heard?  Yes indeed:  ‘Their sound has gone out to all the earth, and their words to the ends of the world.’” Romans 10:18

“He reveals deep and secret things; He knows what is in the darkness, and light dwells with Him.”  Daniel 2:22

“But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved)”. Ephesians 2:4-5

“Nor is there salvation is any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”  Acts 4:12

“Behold, I stand at the door and knock.  If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me.”  Revelation 3:20

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