Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Hard To Hope...



I heard someone wish for belief in Heaven after earth,
for the hope it gives to this life's fragility,
for the comfort it gives to loved ones left behind
but in doing so would also need to acknowledge the possibility of hell
(because God is love, holy and just)
So it is hard to Hope without recognizing
there must be Jesus aka Salvation!


  Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. 
I do not give to you as the world gives. 
Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. 
Jesus.
It shows the Way when Thomas asks,
“Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?”





Hard to hope without a heaven
Hard to hope without Belief
Hard to Hope without a reason
Higher than Time’s earthy Chief
Hard to hope without Salvation
Hard to hope without the Truth
Hard to hope through tribulation
Without knowing why, in Who
Hard to hope without Forgiveness
Hard to hope past what we see
Hard to hope, love, without Jesus
For without Him, 
Hope cannot be

© Janet Martin

 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!
 In his great mercy he has given us new birth 
into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
1 Peter 1:3


2 comments:

Thank you for your visit to this porch. I'd love to hear if or how this post/poem touched you!