September 30, 2018

All May Find It - (a poem by tom balistreri)

From the great to the small.
From the corrupt to the pure.
Redemption is provided,
and Your love is assured.

Joy and peace may feel elusive,
in this world of sin.
But to dwell in God's Spirit,
brings one peace within.

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September 29, 2018

Seekers Of The Profound - (a poem by tom balistreri)

Many in the world are bound,
by the gurus of the profound.
The thinkers of the enlightened,
the leaders of the frightened.

When words of wisdom cease,
and followers are seeking peace,
there's surprise when they find,
God possessed it all the time.

September 28, 2018

A New Melody - (a poem by tom balistreri)

I will sing,
a new melody,
a song of praise,
of what You've done for me.

You've restored my soul,
and set my spirit free,
now I lift my voice,
to worship thee.

September 27, 2018

The Stubborn Soul - (a poem by tom balistreri)

The stubborn soul,
full of pride,
lives for itself,
with naught denied.

A Godly spirit,
freely gives,
and in the giving,
eternally lives.

September 25, 2018

Not Subdued - (a poem by tom balistreri)

It's hard for one,
to be subdued,
when ones heart,
has been infused.
With Gods Spirit,
love and grace,
we're freed from death,
and in heaven's embrace.

September 24, 2018

I Await And Watch - (a poem by tom balistreri)

I await and watch,
for Your response,
towards the trial,
that surrounds and haunts.

I pray for release,
rescue by You,
or strength given,
to see me through.

September 23, 2018

A Clean Soul - (a poem by tom balistreri)

Feeling dirty,
and stained with sin,
light drove away,
the dark within.

For God found me,
I turned to Him.
He washed me clean.
I began again.

September 22, 2018

Standing After The Fall - (a poem by tom balistreri)

I have vowed,
and I have failed.
My foolish ways,
seem to prevail.

My Lord forgives.
But I do not.
I curse myself,
for what I've wrought.

Yet again I stand.
I am not done.
With the help of God.
I'll overcome.

September 21, 2018

Seeking Reprieve - (a poem by tom balistreri)

Hear me Lord.
Grant me reprieve.
From trials and tests
that deceive.

Remove this burden.
Make pain cease.
restore to me,
Your holy peace.


September 20, 2018

Through The Slog - (a poem by tom balistreri)

Trudging wearily,
through trails and slog,
with only hope,
and faith in God.

Yet that is enough,
to see one through,
for God redeems,
and rescues you.

September 19, 2018

I Seek The Specific - ( a poem by tom balistreri)

Lord I seek the specific,
to understand Your plan.
To rightly find Your will,
and do the best I can.

Though the path is unclear,
I will do as You saith,
for the trust I have in You,
is the sign of my faith.

September 16, 2018

I Look For A City - (a poem by tom balistreri)

In this cruel world,
without pity,
I look forward,
to a city.

Built in love,
by God’s hands,
heavens reward,
for righteous man.

September 15, 2018

We Stood On The Edge

Sin took man,
to the edge,
but he was saved by God,
who gave a pledge,

to remove the price,
greater than wealth,
by sacrificing,
the Lord himself.

September 14, 2018

A Great Ovation - (a poem by tom balistreri)

Let out a shout,
a great ovation,
for Christ is Lord
over all nations.

He will rule.
His ways are just.
With truth and love
in God we trust.