I close my eyes
paths leading to my demise,
where fear leads me to wander.
I stand frozen
knowing I’ve been chosen
for something greater than
drinking the enemy’s poison.
The choice is mine:
To follow the Divine
on the straight and narrow defined,
the path leading to glory,
Or to walk down easy street
where, with every step, the truth retreats
to the back of my mind and defeat
becomes my story.
Countless times the choice seems clear,
yet too often I cater to fear,
who takes the joy from what I hold dear,
leaving me empty and broken.
If I had faith the size of a mustard seed,
I could move mountains from land to sea
and fulfill God’s call inside of me
to become who I’m meant to be.
The Lord knows every thought
and sees my river of tears.
The Creator calls out to me,
reminding me that He has conquered fear:
“Break forth, child of God, daughter of the King.
Shine bright, let your righteousness bring
the truth to the nations,
a fragrant offering.
Sing with all your soul
and let yourself become whole
as you take My hand and stroll
down the road to everlasting.
No fear can conquer Me,
and my Spirit is inside of thee
with the power to crush the enemy
underneath your feet.
Take hold of your shield
with faith you can wield
against weapons of defeat
and let yourself be healed.
Stand firm, soldier of the living God!
My Word is a double-edged sword;
My mouth is a flaming fire,
consuming all the enemy’s horde.
Fear Me above all else.
Have faith that you are victorious in Me,
and there will be no reason to doubt
That you will become who I created you to be.”
Written February 24, 2019