Archive for June 9th, 2011

Spurred on by an intense discussion last evening I flowed over with these thoughts I hope will glorify the Gracious Sovereign of all existence.
You extend Your Sovereign hand
To choose those who will be Yours
Blessing and cursing each land
By where sounds salvation’s cures
It is You choosing troubles
Each good gift comes from above
All that You do enables
Fits your plan just like a glove
But how can it be this way?
Are you not both good and just?
That You would choose some to pay
While some hear Your name and trust?
It must be that He alone
Controls and chooses each thing
Or He is not God alone
All who choose are deciding
For this is a world of fear
If each one controls his fate
Each one is to god a peer
No one sufficiently great
Scripture reveals not this god
Created in man’s own form
To fairness we must him prod
To his weakness we can warm
The truth of Himself revealed
The exalted One is He
His benevolent rule sealed
His choice through grace makes us free

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Overflows from the Heart

"But the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart…" Matthew 15:18


Pointing to the One who made, saved, and sustains