The Art Of Christian Living

Exploring & Sharing Life | Lessons | Experiences

Be Still, Rest, Believe, Peace

I hope nothing steals your restFor he said “Be Still, Know, I’m God”Take a moment, stop moving, rest and refillHe can silence the rushing mindAnd calm the anxious thoughts If only you take a moment and “Be Still”Know that nations and earth shall exalt himWith one word he silenced the raging seaHe uttered, “Be Still,” and …

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Fitting, Belonging, Belief, Fit in

The world thinks I’m ignorant Because my belief is unfathomable  My culture says I’m lostBecause I don’t hold their superstitions  The religious think I’m lukewarm For believing that “Grace” and “Truth” can mingle And the Word (Christ) became flesh, and lived among us; and we [actually] saw His glory, glory as belongs to the [One and] only begotten Son of …

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Get Back at it

A thousand times life may bring you to your knees But as long as you have breath, get back at it Fight to finish your race though your body and mind seize True happiness and victory are embedded in endurance.  Commit. You may stop to let the hurt and heartbreak fly with the breeze Don’t …

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Seeking Wholeness, Body, Mind, Soul, Spirit, Exercise,

When the body, mind, and spirit are healthy Hope invites itself and make it’s home There is fruitfulness where hope is plenty Therefore, seek health and wholeness wherever you roam May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul, and body be kept blameless at the coming …

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Press on, God, Beginning, Ending

Hold fast, keep on pressing in spite of low tide Each storm eventually must bend  But the storm breaker shall turn the river aside Every beginning has an ending already penned Therefore, press on and let time stand by your side You shall arrive, even when things seem at an end  I will press on—moving …

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Joy, Peace,

She chose joy as her armor, todayAnd wears her smiles in the tempest Her mind agrees to become her comradeBecause she takes charge like an empress Pain, fear, anxiety coalesced against herBut she silenced them like an enchantress For her soul finds its safety on the joy of the LordAnd her courage is absolutely relentless …

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Praise God, Praise Him, Worship

I’ll pour out my heartPraise you like never beforeThough I’m in the midst of the stormWhere my past looked betterAnd my future boasts of greener grassYet, my heart shall praise youRight in the middle, where I am “Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in …

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Look Again, See, Encouragement, God

All you see is what’s before your eyes And It may seem like you’re standing alone Cheer up, the chariots of heaven surround you My beloved, you’re not on your own I’m praying for you like Elisha prayed for his servant; “Open his eyes, Lord, so that he may see.” The Lord opened the servant’s eyes, and he …

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light,God, Jesus,Darkness

Let him who walks, walk in the lightTo show another’s pathAnd together, they shall be sons of Light He’ll enter through the right door with delightFor a crown waits for himAnd the light in him shall shine with great might Though he may stumble at nightWhen darkness is at its peakThe heavens shall show the …

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Hope, Determination, Defense

Hope is a driving forceA man of hope is unstoppableThe world cannot stop him Hope is a great reinforcerA man of hope can do the impossibleHe never runs out of courage Hope is a mighty sourceA man of hope never lacksThe world is his oasisFor he is a son of the king of glory I …

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