+ 27.225 MHz 093: LXXVI; On 1 Thessalonians 5:18

In this world, problems come relentlesly:
they bear all sorts of sizes, shapes, and ranks.
Despite distresses that are, or shall be:
through all this we still offer our Lord thanks.
He saves us fully, and such great Salvation

is not deterred by worldly aggravation.
Problems, some partial, some storming in full
array (dismal in purpose and formation)
cannot disturb the Faith, or my own soul,

which rests in Christ during this life's duration.
He sought me, even prior to creation,
and seats me (undeserving, but by Grace
only through Faith) in the Heavenly:

through the the fellowship of the mystery,

which is the joy of the common Salvation

among the redeemed of the great congregation---



beyond the grasp of this world's perfidy

 

Starward

Author's Notes/Comments: 

The poem was inspired by several verses in 1 Thessalonians; Ephesians, Colossians and Hebrews; and especially Jesis' Words in John 14:27 and 16:33.

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