Thursday, March 17, 2022

I Cannot Let You Go

 


Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?  Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, of nakedness, or peril, or sword? ~Romans 8:35

I cannot let you go
I will not see you perish
Everything, I'll try
And pray on moving knees
Trusting God who honors
Heart, mind, spirit
Trusting that safety
Is within our reach
If only we believe
The Lord has overcome
The evil come upon us.
Child, He holds you
In His arms of grace
He will not let you go
I may fail and fall
But God prevails
He cannot let us go.

Amen

36 comments:

  1. Have you thought about publishing a book of poems? A great souvenir for your family.

    God bless.

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    1. The thought has crossed my mind, Victor. Thanks for your vote of confidence!
      Love and blessings!

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  2. Amen! A much-needed promise to pray upon today.

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    1. Yes, J.D., let's continue to pray!
      Love and blessings!

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  3. Thank you so much for Romans 8 and the prayer. And your nice comment on my blog

    You are my rock and my fortress;
    Therefore, for Your name’s sake,
    Lead me and guide me.
    Pull me out of the net which they have secretly laid for me,
    For You are my strength.
    Into Your hand I commit my spirit;
    You have redeemed me, O Lord God of truth.

    Psalm 31

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    1. Sorry I was using the wrong account. This is the good one :-)

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    2. Thanks, Aritha, for sharing Psalm 31 here in the comments. It fits the poem perfectly!
      Love and blessings!

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  4. Another beautiful poem and so poignant right now. I agree with Victor that you should certainly consider publishing your poetry. Heartfelt and uplifting, always. xo

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words, Terri. I don't know if any will ever get published, but I am saving them in a folder just in case. :)
      Love and blessings!

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  5. Beautiful, Martha! How comforting it is to realize, He WILL not let us go.

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    1. Amen, Myra! And I do believe that is the hope and promise the Ukrainian people are hanging onto right now as we continue to pray for them in this time of crisis.
      Love and blessings!

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  6. Dearest Martha Jane,
    Let's hope those that fled the barbarism of one of satan's worshipers, can somehow 'feel' God's CARE!
    Great poem.
    Hugs,
    Mariette

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    1. Oh, I pray they can, too, Mariette! May God protect and preserve the people of the Ukraine, and allow our leadership to make the right decisions. I'm glad you liked the poem.
      Love and blessings!

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  7. Says every parent of Ukraine. Says every Christ-follower who is born again. Great poem about the assurance of God's love and our salvation Martha.

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    1. Thanks so much for your kind words, Bill!
      Love and blessings!

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  8. Beautiful, My Friend!
    Blessings!

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  9. Praise our mighty God; He does not let us go…. Thank you, Martha for your lovely poem.

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    1. Yes, praise God! Thanks, Nells, for your kind comment here.
      Love and blessings!

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  10. Martha, you are a talented wordsmith. Love it! God bless.

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    1. Thank you, Karen, for your kind and complimentary words here. Much appreciated!
      Love and blessings!

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  11. Knowing he won't let me go brings me immeasurable peace. Love this, Martha!

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    1. It brings me peace, too, Lisa, and I pray it does the same for the Ukrainian people. How my heart breaks for them!
      Love and blessings!

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  12. So comforting that Jesus is with us always. He gives us peace that passes understanding in these troubled times. Beautiful words from your heart

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    1. Jesus is the definition of comfort and assurance, Cheryl. His peace will survive when all else fails.
      Love and blessings!

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  14. Amen to what you have said in your post, Jesus does not forsake us. The more we go through trials the more we must persistently pray to our Father God in Jesus' precious name. I am going through a trial now with my joints, the enemy trying to stop me from walking pain free, bur I have experienced a miraculous healing and other healing, so I do not give up praying. God bless.

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    1. Yes, Brenda, let us all persist in our prayers. Our Father will and does hear us, and will heal all His people in His time.
      I can't recommend this remedy because I haven't needed to try it, but have you heard of Relief Factor? You can order a three-week introductory offer to see if it works for you.
      Love and blessings!

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  15. Hi again Martha, no I haven't heard of that, but I use a herbal remedy called Tiger balm which is very good. However, I still continue to pray because a though the scriptures say that the leaves are for the healing I know that the Lord can miraculously heal me, do I keep praying for that.

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    1. Amen, Brenda! Yes, the Lord can heal, and we must never stop praying for just that.
      Love and blessings!

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  16. Beautiful and heart-touching, Martha. Praise God for his faithfulness! We are safe in his more-than-capable hands.

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    1. Yes, we are safe, indeed, Nancy. When God gets hold of us, He is faithful to never let us go.
      Love and blessings!

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