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Let God Help
by James Johnston
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A dear friend was fervently grieving over the news that his wife had been diagnosed with malignant brain tumor. The prognoses was grim. This was my attempt to help him surrender his grief to the Almighty Physician.

Update: This event occured in 2005. My friend's wife is, miraculously, still with him! Doctors can't explain it, but God can.


LET GOD HELP

 

 

So hard to force your mind to be at ease

 

 

When things go wrong and we are hard to please

 

 

Our minds go spinning ‘round, like a top

 

 

If only we could just make it stop

 

 
 

We beg the Lord to please, give us rest

 

 

Although we do believe, He knows best

 

 

Our worldly minds refuse to let go

 

 

To let Almighty God run the show

 

 
 

When hearts are sad we do not understand

 

 

The plan God has for us that is so grand

 

 

So stop and let your sad hearts realize
 
God's hand is always there to tranquillize

Copyright © 2011 James C. Johnston (Just Jim)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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Reviewed by Marjorie Baker (Reader)
Keep 'em coming, Jim, you're doing great! Thanks for using the Lighthouse--He truly is our Lighthouse. Love you, Sis
Reviewed by Joy Hale
A lovely, uplifting poem for a friend: leading one in faith is our great reward as Christians. Well done, My friend.

Joy L. Hale
Reviewed by Cynthia Buhain-Baello
"The Lord is good, His mercy endures forever." I was blessed to read this and I'm thankful for all the declarations you made in this poem. I agree with you in Jesus' Name. Amen!
Reviewed by Clarence Prince
"Let God Help", that's what we should always do, James.
Reviewed by Linda Hill
James,

God is always with us, a beautiful tribute to friend. Jesus has been by my side nearly all my life.

Many blessings,
~Linda
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