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Sunday, January 24, 2016

From Mom's Collection - Ebenezer




Photo: Kingston, Tenn. circa 2005

1 Samuel 7:12  Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Ebenezer, saying, Hitherto hath the LORD helped us.

Ebenezer


"Hitherto, the Lord hath helped us" -
He hath brought us all the way;
He has saved, provided, guided,
Cared for us each passing day.

He's the same today, - forever,
He is faithful to His own;
He will keep His Word and Promise,
'Til we reach the heavenly home.

By His grace we shall not falter,
But to Him we shall be true;
To His word we'll cling forever,
And His Will we'll seek to do.

Soon the conflict will be over,
Soon His blessed face we'll see,
Soon the saved will be with Jesus
Through the long eternity.

Let this hope forever comfort,
Let His smile be our reward,
Let us work for Him together
Serving only Christ, Our Lord.

R. L. M.

1 Corinthians 7:23  Ye are bought with a price; be not ye the servants of men.

4 comments:

  1. A beautiful image and the poem is so simple and true.

    Diana

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    1. I'm glad you enjoyed it! :-) It has been a blessing to go through my mom's collection of bits and pieces and find these little gems.

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  2. "By His grace we shall not falter..." What precious and encouraging words. I thoroughly enjoyed this post, dear Mary. It's always a joy to have you at Roses of Inspiration. Hugs!

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