Peace of God

House of Prayer - Reverend Brett Sermonizes

Peace of God
by Michael Romani

Matthew 11:28-30 New International Version (NIV)

28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened,
and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you 
and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart,
and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is 
easy and my burden is light.

Peace of God
by Michael Romani

In this world of chaos and mess
Too often filled with all the stress
We wonder if we'll pass the test
And know we need to find rest

So often under life's pressure 
Filled with hope we'll measure
We place all of our treasure
So often in what gives us pleasure

Caught up in the drive for more
Determined to keep the score
Despite the damage that's done
Taking the best from everyone

We need to find God's better rest
Snuggled into knowing we're blessed
Going to the Lord, before the Cross
Gaining peace instead of feeling loss

Taking off the rags and ruins of anxiety
Realizing our way into this simplicity
Accepting the Lord's love and grace
Thriving in the peace of God's embrace

There feasting on the bread of life
Filling our needs with peace not strife
There in the living waters of our life
Quenching our thirst through living sacrifice

Leaving behind the weariness of empty roads
Unburdening ourselves from our heavy loads
Gaining strength in heeding the master's call
After we find ourselves hitting that brick wall

Turning to walk with Christ turning to light
Leaving behind the darkness of the night
Submitting our lives to follow the teacher
Spelled out in the words of the preacher

We find peace in Jesus and in Him alone
Like the cave when they rolled away the stone
Following His footprints across the sands
Being and living freed through His commands

In doing these things, we join together
Connections made to living love forever
No spectator sport is found in this walking
But peace by living and no longer squawking 

Peace comes in a Holy attitude we've caught
Keeping to the paths of light as we ought
Living the truth of righteous fellowship
In the closeness of loving Holy worship

Leaving behind the days of walking numbly
Catching the second winds of living humbly
Finding that peace of God lived with dignity
Putting all our fears and care in the divinity

In coming to Christ to find our best rest
This is the final answer to life's big test
We find our rest in giving the rest of our days
In joining together in following His ways

(c) July 16, 2017 Michael Romani
All Rights Reserve

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About alohapromisesforever

Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses and husband to Ally Romani.
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