My Rock for This Age

Fragile. Battered. Broken.

Bruised beyond repair?

Pushed so hard I am about to break.

Death would be a welcome respite

Instead of staying in this dirty place full of strife.

Foul, I to the fountain fly.

Wash me, Savior, or I die.

Against the evil, on my own

I cannot stand

Save for the strength of the precious Great I am.

He takes my steps

Before I take my steps.

Beyond the struggle

I shall behold His face in righteousness.

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ComfortB 4 years ago from Bonaire, GA, USA

Indeed, we are nothing without the Rock of Ages. It is when we hide ourself in Him that we are complete and content. Voted beautiful, up, and awesome!

Stay blessed lcbenefield!

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Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

Very beautiful to glorify our Lord God!!! He is our strength and refuge in time of need and always for eternity! Beautfiul video as well.

Love this so much. Sharing. God bless you. In His Love, Faith Reaper

Voted Way Up

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SommerDalton 4 years ago

Voted up plus 2, beautiful and well done!!!

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lcbenefield 4 years ago from Georgia Author

Comfortb, thanks so much for the kind comments and the votes. Without Him as our Rock, our life is pointless.

Faith, He is our shelter. He wants us to run to Him in times of trouble. Thanks for sharing and voting up. Glad you enjoyed this.

Sommer, Thanks for reading and for the vote. God is so beautiful and makes our messy lives beautiful.

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Jackie Lynnley 4 years ago from The Beautiful South

Very beautiful, many seem to be thinking about our savior today! ^

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lcbenefield 4 years ago from Georgia Author

Thanks, Jackie. He is worthy of our thoughts always.

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grand old lady 4 years ago from Philippines

I very much like this poem, it really touches me. I guess that's what good poetry does:)

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lcbenefield 4 years ago from Georgia Author

Grand, Thanks for allowing God to use my work to touch you. I appreciate you reading and commenting.

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Pamlia Wall 4 years ago from Ararat North Carolina

Thank you for writing this poem. I have had pain as constant companion for the last 10 years, and if it weren't for my faith and knowledge of the Lord I would not be here today. Thank you, Pamlia Wall

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lcbenefield 4 years ago from Georgia Author

Pamelia, I am so sorry for your struggle with pain. It wears a person down mentally to constantly be in physical pain. The Lord does sustain when we think we cannot go forward. Thanks so much for reading and commenting.

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teaches12345 4 years ago

Absolutely beautiful and a powerful message in such a short poem. I love your thoughts on how he goes before us to pave the way.

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lcbenefield 4 years ago from Georgia Author

Teaches, Thanks so much for reading. I appreciate your comments. It is very comforting to know that everything we go through, He has already been there first.

Kaycee 2 years ago

You've really imrsseped me with that answer!

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