Tuesday, 11 November 2014

I Traveled On My Knees

























I TRAVELED ON MY KNEES

Last night I took a journey to Israel across the seas;
I did not go by boat or plane, I traveled on my knees.

I saw so many people there with scars and wounds within,
But God told me that I should go - there was oil to pour from Him.

I replied, " Lord, I cannot go and work with such as these, "
He answered quickly, "Yes you can, by traveling on your knees,"

He said, " You pray, I'll meet their need, you call and I will hear,
Be concerned abut the fate of those both far and near, "

And so I tried it, knelt in prayer, gave up some hours of ease,
I felt the Lord right by my side while traveling on my knees.

As I prayed on and saw them helped, and the badly wounded healed,
I saw God's workers' strength renewed while laboring on the field.

I said, " Yes, Lord, I have a job- my desire Thy will to please,
I can go and heed Thy call by traveling on my knees,"


- Adapted from a poem by Sandra Goodwin

4 comments:

  1. Elin, May God takes you to all the interesting place far and wide as you traveled on your knees. May God's presence go with you.

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    1. Thanks Nancy....hopefully the knees dont get sore..but with the Lord on my side guiding me I should persevere through :)

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