Treasure Island

Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

From A World Of Darkness

From a world of darkness
the people have seen a great light,
a light that shatters the night,
so bright that it exposes everything
as if they are bare in nakedness
and in excitement the crowds of people sing
while they watch the doors of prisons opening.

Freedom from oppression,
freedom from dispossession
freedom from pain, from anger and heartache
freedom from persecution and fear
is in everyone’s mind,
with the opportunity to be kind
while through the clouds a new day breaks
and the in His glory the Lord of Lords appear
while His salvation draws near.

Submitted: Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Edited: Wednesday, November 23, 2011
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