Wednesday, July 18, 2012

This is Prayer

These are not just fleeting notions
Or some passing thought we feel
These are groaned pleas of confession
Making His forgiveness real

These are tender humble whispers
For safe-keeping in His care
These are trembling exaltations
As we praise Him; this is prayer

It’s a constant, keen awareness
A servant-hood that we embrace
As we recognize His mercy
In the outpouring of grace

It’s a kind, faithful enabling
Through life’s disappointing strains
This is prayer; complete entrusting
As his Spirit fills, sustains

His grace provides in moment-measure
Over all, His love prevails
This is prayer, constant communion
With the One who never fails

© Janet Martin

My grace is sufficient for Thee. 2 Cor. 12:9


  1. "It’s a constant, keen awareness", "constant communion With the One who never fails"

    Another gem Janet.


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