Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Stephen Lodge, iB. B. Riefner, iEugene Meyer, iRosemary Patterson, iLinda Alexander, iSam Penny, iChynna Laird, i

  Home > Mainstream > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

ROCK-Salt! Art Proctor

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Success story
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· Messages
· 214 Titles
· 1,035 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Apr, 2006

ROCK-Salt! Art Proctor, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
The Holy Bible: True or False?
by John Rayburn

An unbiased view of religious belief and faith, with discussions of whether some content may be inventions of theological ideas based on wide interpretations...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Do for others
by ROCK-Salt! Art Proctor
Not rated by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by ROCK-Salt! Art Proctor
•  In God We Trust
•  Old vs New
•  Love
•  Words for His Word's Sake.
•  Threat of Debt
           >> View all 177

Sometimes the hardest place to help is within our intimate circle of family and friends. Art

Why do we deny the very things that could make us feel so good
Why  put off the decision to help when we know we really should
The answers are not easy and the devil knows just how to get us to play along
He tells us it doesn't matter anyway and, if you do you'll only be considered wrong
But that's his job and we must not forget that as believers we can hold him sway
but only when we strive to get our selves and our needs completely out of the way
So go to Him now admit your sloth your indifference or how things might go for you
and come against the evil one by doing what His Word says you should do .
He will go before you in ways you'll never know, and when you put others first
He'll bless your efforts mightily and be with you wherever you go.
To think that you can please Him, by going to church and saying all the right things
Is like thinking you can fly with broken useless wings.
His Word is clear and if you seek it for your daily path, you'll find yourself doing
for others and putting your own wants and needs last.
And when you do it allows Him to fill your hopes way past what you could, 
He'll make the crooked places straight, and you'll shine with His Righteousness
 and ALLwill be in His perfect will,
 for everyone's gain and  good.
ROCK-Salt 12-08

Matt 7:12
So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.

Heb 6:10
God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reviewed by Marguerite Lemoine
Continue to tell it like it is. Don't stop. We need to be constaantly reminded. The Church keeps repeating itself for a reason. We simply do not listen. 'lil flower
Reviewed by mary hansen
glad to be back, Art, good writing!
Reviewed by randy smith
Seek ye first the kindom of GOD and His rightesness, and all these things will be added unto you. Great poem. Randy C Smith
Reviewed by John Domino
Solid Gold Advice!

"Trust in the Lord with all you heart
and lean not to your own understanding.
In all ways, acknowledge Him and
He will direct your paths." Prov. 3:5-6
Reviewed by Marcia Miller-Twiford
Wonderful poem and message. It also says somewhere in the Bible that we are closest to God when doing for others. We all need to lend a halping hand when we can. Even if it's difficult, if someone is in need we must reach out or we play the devil's game.
Popular Poetry (Mainstream)
  1.  in time for Mother's Day
  2.  Talking to an Ancient Moonah Tree.
  4.  Pi Day
  5.  R E D
  6.  WE ARE
  7.  Traffic Light
  8.  The Pursuit of Happiness
  9.  It's the Law
  10.  BACK HOME

The Castlereagh Connection by Mel Hathorn

A fast-paced adventure about globalization, murder, the Vatican, a mysterious operation known as Jericho ancient manuscripts, and an ancient feud that continues into our times...  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.