Today, I just want to share a poem I wrote a few years back, giving praise to God, my Father. You might wonder, why do we need such poems, when we have the Book of Psalms with one hundred and fifty poems (or songs) of praise to God?
God delights in our praises. And He still wants to hear our voices lifted in praise, whether we are reciting psalms written ages ago or we are bringing our own poems, as a sacrifice of our lips and hearts, in thanksgiving and praise to His name.
So, enjoy this short poem with me, as I praise God with these words.
Praise in the Desert
I give praise to One who is worthy
The Most High, the Magnificent One
To Him my praise ascends
Out of the ashes of the past
In a dry and thirsty land
I reach out to the One who brought me through
Out of darkness to His light
Through the fire and the flood
Through the valley of the shadow of death
He brought me through it all
I cannot but praise Him
Lover of my soul
Redeemer of my past
Savior, Shepherd, Friend
Healer, Comforter, Faithful One
Who reigns in righteousness and justice
Faithful is Your Name
Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God
Unsearchable are Your ways O Lord,
Awesome is Your praise
My whole being declares Your praise
I rejoice in Who You are
And in who You have made me
Praise to Your Name, Lord Most High
Praise to You forever!!!
© Kikelomo Kuponiyi Dec. 5, 2016