Thursday, January 9, 2014

Of Hearts, Unknowns and Faith...

I know Whom I believe
I know that He is able
To guard the Unknown seeping through
Dawn’s faint and far-east gable

I know Whom I believe
Beneath life’s great Unknown
He cups His hands in faithful keep
And fills dark night with dawn

I know Whom I believe
Keeper of field and heart
Cradles in ceaseless vigilance
Unknowns unformed rampart
I know Whom I believe
Each fear and doubt I place
Into His promises and then
Press onward by His grace

© Janet Martin

My Dad, who has known little sickness in this life found out the other day that he will need heart-bypass surgery.( initially they assured him they should be able to avoid this) He suffered a heart-attack two days after we celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in September, but we are thankful that this warning made us aware of his heart-condition. This down-time is testing the patience of a man who thrived on keeping busy, but being a man of deep faith I know that He knows Whom he believes and Knows that He is able…so his ‘heart-condition’ is okay in the Hands of the Keeper.

 For this reason I also suffer these things; nevertheless I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that He is able to keep what I have committed to Him until that Day. 2 Tim.1:12

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