Jonathan Karanja

Rookie (Nairobi)

I Long and Thirst For Thee, O Lord!


I long for Thee, O lord Jesus Christ my Shepherd! ,
Who bled and died for me that I shall walk Heavenward,
Acquainted with grief, bruised, pierced, chastised for me,
In You O lord findest I all that I desire and Lord, I long to see,
All that Your Holy Law speaks of, indeed wondrous things in Your Law,
That I not merely hear but do, indeed do all You created me for,
I long and thirst for Thee O lord, Thou art my wise and loving Potter,
I bow and reverence Thee, O Giver of living water,
Who from the first, indeed from time’s conception thought of me and you,
Where then can I go, who else can I trust?
Alongside Peter the apostle do I say, ‘Who else hath words of life? Who else greater things than these can do? ’
Thou, Lord Jesus Son of God art a King fair and just,
At thy Holy feet do I worship, before Thy throne do I supplicate,
Walking with Thee till I, at time’s end, be transformed from mortal to immortal, consumed in Thee

Submitted: Monday, November 18, 2013
Edited: Monday, November 18, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Form:


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

I am a born again Christian and this poem was submitted to the Kikuyu Campus Christian Union on Monday 18th November 2013 as a contribution to the Union's magazine.

Comments about this poem (I Long and Thirst For Thee, O Lord! by Jonathan Karanja )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. A Red, Red Rose, Robert Burns
  2. To A Mouse, Robert Burns
  3. Address To A Haggis, Robert Burns
  4. A Bottle And Friend, Robert Burns
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  7. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  8. My Heart's In The Highlands, Robert Burns
  9. A Winter Night, Robert Burns
  10. A Man's a Man for A' That, Robert Burns

Poem of the Day

poet Christopher Marlowe

It lies not in our power to love or hate,
For will in us is overruled by fate.
When two are stripped, long ere the course begin,
We wish that one should love, the other win;

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]