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Throne – Good News Bible Card

 

“Christ in you, The Hope of Glory.”
Colossians 1:27


My heart was a stable
       where Jesus
       was born

With animals,
       darkness,
       and dirt.

He made it a temple
       for service
       and prayer,

Yet still many beasts
       of the stable
       were there;

Belligerent;
       stubborn;
       wayward;
       forlorn–

So He cast each one out —
       though it hurt.

You’ve used these
       to bargain,
       to do your own thing:

They’re a sacrifice
       long
       overdue;

Prepare Me a throne-room,
       then yield
       and obey;

       When this earthly temple
       has vanished
       away;

       Can you reign forever
       with Me …
       asked my King,

       If I have not
       reigned
       in you?
                     -Wanda B. Goines