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i Surrender my Will

i surrender my will
pull the jagged pieces
out of my grief stricken heart
cauterized by the people in my life
do not let me lose sight of your Kingdom
do not let me forget Your Promises
when gangrene and infection have set in
Put up Your High Shield
“Set me on my high places.”
where i can Adore You
and let my palms open
themselves as a fragrant
flower to heaven

i surrender my will
that your oasis would be about me
in the peace of Your Heart, that i may
take my rest tonight
each year my brow a little more
it has exhausted me
i give up
let my prayers come before You
as incensed perfume
let my love be without

let my plans not be forgotten
in the discouraging words
of those around

i surrender my will
bandage the swollen limbs
that have haunted me
let me not desire perdition
let me not take pleasure
in the scarlet screams
in the throbbing loneliness
that has followed me from youth

i surrender my will
the men that delighted
in taking the jewels
from my crown
You will replace,
You will forgive,
the razors that licked at me
with vicious tongues
bathe the tender places
with Your balm and my
worthless eyes with salve
the places they scorched
that found healing in Your gaze

i surrender my will
not for Your Good
But for Mine.
Not my will
But Thine Be Done.


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“Come to Me all you who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Take My Yoke upon you, and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
For My Yoke is easy and My Burden is light.”
(Matthew 11:28-30)

i give myself to the Lord for His purposes. i have grown weary of sinning. i want now what the Lord wants for me. TO GOD BE ALL THE GLORY!!!

I am a servant of The Lord Jesus Christ. He is my Saviour and Lord. I am also a Christian mother who loves The Lord Jesus Christ. My writings are for His Glory. i belong to Him, and it is for Him, that i live. I honor the life God has created.

Exalt The Lord our God,
And worship at His footstool-
He is Holy!
(Psalm 99:5)
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  • EllEssDee
    EllEssDeeover 4 years ago

    Great words to describe the struggles and the blessings of following the only true lover of our hearts.Jesus is our all in all.Lee.

  • You so understand the struggles we have in this life. I appreciated your point of view and your beautiful comments to the things I write. It is GOD who deserves all the GLORY for anything I may write. Because I am a sinner saved by GOD’s MIRACULOUS GRACE. One doesn’t it if one doesn’t get to the bottom of hopelessness. That is the true miracle of falling to the bottom of the whole scheme of things. IT is actually favour, but when one goes through these things it seems like God doesn’t care. All along HIS HEART has been for us. THank-you for being your sweet friendship. I sense the fragrance of the Lord in it. TO GOD BE ALL THE GLORY AND POWER AND HONOUR!!! NOW AND FOREVER!!! AMEN!!! matty

    – Matty B. Duran

  • madvlad
    madvladover 4 years ago

    god love you—-no—missdeed, real or imagined can,hold you away from love—no one=no- one is—not tainted with—missing the mark—when, error?-drives you away from the center—it is not error, but the liar who-condems-when error draws you to the center-then its the whisper of the center who calls you-lovely poem of==your= faith—no one is without-wonder- of this life we have given us

  • You are so right, madvlad. Thank-you for your insightful comments. It is always nice to hear from another believer in the Lord Jesus. TO GOD BE THE GLORY! matty
    God Bless You to madvlad for encouraging me.

    – Matty B. Duran

  • Rhenastarr
    Rhenastarrover 4 years ago

    A truly beautiful testimony to the glory that is God. Your faith shines so brightly in this.

  • Thank-you Rhenastarr for gracious comments. TO GOD BE ALL THE GLORY!!! God Bless You. matty

    – Matty B. Duran

  • Simon Groves
    Simon Grovesover 4 years ago


  • Thank-you Bright Thing for commenting on this poem. TO GOD BE ALL THE GLORY!! God Bless You. matty

    – Matty B. Duran

  • grarbaleg
    grarbalegover 4 years ago

    But thine Be Done.
    In Jesus name I pray
    for persons like you
    as it is your prayers
    throughout my moments of insanity
    when the devil takes hold
    Yes your prayer
    which deliver me from evil
    for his power be the glory
    forever more
    God Bless

  • Thank-you for taking the time to comment. Yes, to OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST BE ALL THE GLORY!!!! We are only empty vessels in HIS GLORIOUS HANDS. EVERYTHING FOR CHRIST!!!! God Bless You, my friend. matty

    – Matty B. Duran

  • Delyse Baldwin
    Delyse Baldwinover 4 years ago

    wow your writing is amazing!!

  • Thank-you for taking the time to comment on this poem. TO GOD BE ALL THE GLORY!!!! We are His servants. We write for JESUS. God Bless You. matty

    – Matty B. Duran

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