One God


One God

 

I hear the twittering of the birds

I see the glory of the flower

I see the majesty of the trees

And know the awesomeness of Your power

I feel the sun shining in its strength

I see the moon glowing in the night

You paint the stars on the canvas of the dark

That we might know the power of Your might

I feel the water splashing on my feet

And the cool grasses wedged between my toes

I feel the earth crumbling in my hands

and I plant the seed that only You can grow

Oh my God when I see the world You made

And contemplate Your creative wonders

I feel so very small amidst it all

And think of all our manmade blunders

Oh, how we’ve destroyed the earth and its blessings

How we’ve squandered its precious treasures

Oh, how we’ve lost the land of our heritage

Only to find we have nothing of measure

We sell our birthright for a pot of stew

And cast off Your blessings for monetary gain

We sell the property of future generations

And we treat Your gifts with utter disdain

Oh God, forgive us our many sins

We’ve taken for granted Your wonderful ways

We completely fail to keep Your Word

And still we know Your amazing grace

You came from heaven to live as flesh

And graciously took us by the hand

You taught us to overcome our sinfulness

By faith in the blood of Your holy lamb

One Savior for a dying world

One sacrifice for all of time

One Lord to whom all will bow

One God forever mine

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About mamaheartfilled

I am a mother of eight wonderfully challenging children and nine grandkids, of whom I am very proud. I am also a bi-vocational ordained evangelical minister, and a Christian Counselor. I received my B.S. degree in 2004, studying primarily in the areas of Psychology, with minors in Religion and English. I received my Masters Degree in 2009 in Psychological Counseling with an emphasis in Christian Counseling. I have endeavored to paraphrase the Bible, both Old and New Testaments, for the last ten years or so and am working on a final edit, now. It is my hope that it will be of some use in the great commission of Christ. My ministry is primarily geared toward victims of sexual and domestic violence, including victims of childhood sexual abuse, whether currently or in the past. Since I have personally experienced the healing hand of God in overcoming many of the life issues that Christians may face, I feel qualified and compelled to discuss them in a truthful and open manner, as God’s word tells us that “We shall know the truth and the truth shall set us free.” God has brought me through such diverse tribulations as sexual, physical, and mental abuse, being a victim of a drunk driving accident, spousal pornography addiction, adultery, divorce, remarriage, a very brief, though unjust, incarceration, and having experienced multiple miscarriages and various other trials. I have been asked to leave two Southern Baptist Churches, due to my being a female, ordained as a minister, and fired from a SBC sponsored Christian School (mostly white) for speaking out against racial prejudice in the Family of God. Through God’s merciful forgiveness of my own sins and inadequacies and God’s grace given to me to forgive those who have been a stumbling block to me, I have overcome many of these adversities. God’s word tells us that “All things work together for good to those who love the Lord and are called according to the purposes of God." Since I have this hope, I believe that God has blessed me with the ability to confront and relate these issues to the Christian community around the world. I hope to be able to use my personal experiences as a ministry of God’s grace and in the comforting of the people of God with the truth of God's mercy. I claim II Corinthians 1: 3 & 4 as my calling, which states: “Blessed be God, the Origin of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Origin of mercies, and the God of comfort; who comforts us in all our troubles, that we may be able to comfort those who are in trouble, by the comfort we ourselves have been given by God.” As I have received the gift of God’s healing, I hope to be able to bring the peace beyond understanding to others with the message of God’s mercy and grace. My love for the Sovereign Lord of my life, Jesus Christ, along with my passion for writing has drawn me to explore these commonly experienced crisis issues from the perspective of my own experience in the hope that I may bring an empathetic and compassionate insight to God’s people. I am now a published author and have several books in publication, including my autobiography, "A Little Redneck Theology." The views expressed in my writings are strictly my own insights, acquired from personal experience and diligent study of the related topics and God’s word concerning them. Though I am an ordained minister, my views should not be considered authoritative. I believe that the Christian community’s ultimate authority is the guidance of the human heart by the Holy Spirit and the Word of God.
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