Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Isaiah 9:1

Isa 9:1 [fn] But there will be no gloom for her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he has made glorious the way of the sea, the land beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations. [fn]

My anguish eats me up inside,
My moth eaten garments stink with the stench of yesterday,
My dreams of tomorrow long ago died,
I have forgotten what it means to pray,
My regrets bury me in their mocking,
My tears flood me with their salt,
My ears hear the voices taunting,
My soul bears the scar of its fault,
The contempt of fingers pointed,
Fragments of memories disjointed,
My heart shares the name of gloom,
I am the corpse I often see in the tomb,
Tortured by the pit, no longer able to climb,
Feel the bitter hit, the laugh of lost time,
Know the utter finality of the grave,
Limp of the lost leaves me lame,
Until He chose to save,
My life, Calling my name,
Out of the sea of sorrow,
To the Way beyond,
Giving me the beauty of a tomorrow,
Know the joy of my heart respond,
Where once despair and doom invaded,
See the warrior soul victorious,
I remain fully persuaded,
My King has made my Way truly glorious,
I will never be the same,
Blessed be His name,
Cannot wait to see what He has planned,
On my way to the promised land


  1. Love it Sarah! I can't beleive how you can come up with the words in the order that paint such a beautiful picture in my mind. Thanks for sharing these!

  2. This is great Sarah. I know you don't like it when people read and don't post a comment. You have a wonderful way with words!