John Knight

Rookie (8 September 1933 / Liverpool - UK)

*655 God Is Great - Poem by John Knight

O Mighty God - when I observe the wonder
Of Nature's wealth created by your power
I see the clouds - the lightning and the thunder
Ensuing storm and sweet refreshing shower.

When I observe the Universe's vastness
The countless stars that fill the evening sky
Where Sun and Moon keep watch uopn the fastness
Of chaning seasons - as the days go by.

When through deep woods and forest glades I wander
A hear the birds all singing in the trees
I stand in awe of lofty mountain grandeur
With rushing falls and lakes of tranquil ease.

The Scriptures tell the record of your blessing
So freely given to all the human race
Your constant Mercy - all our needs addressing
Forgiving sin and weakness by your Grace.

And when at last - the mists of time have vanished
You will redeem what now we dimly see
Through Heaven's gates - where eartly ills are banished
We'll enter in for all Eternity.

Then sings my soul - O Mighty God to you
How great you are - How great you are
Sustaining everything in view
How great you are - How great you are
We'll spend eternity with you
How great you are - How great you are.

Adapted form the Swedish poem 'O STORE GUD' written in 1886.

(John Knight - Spring in Colchester - March 2010)


Comments about *655 God Is Great by John Knight

  • Hans Vr (1/7/2011 8:26:00 AM)

    truly wonderful
    nature is a true testimony of God's greatness.
    (Report)Reply

    1 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Miriam Maia Padua (4/5/2010 12:24:00 AM)

    very solemn, flowing with serenity
    Voices from the heart...Words of THRUTH....
    I love this...GOD IS GREAT...To Him we owe everything
    Thanks for sharing this...

    Maia
    (Report)Reply

    2 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (3/29/2010 8:38:00 PM)

    hen sings my soul - O Mighty God to you
    How great you are - How great you are
    Sustaining everything in view
    How great you are - How great you are........................no words can be sufficient for HIS prayers. we simply surrender and pray for our well being.. sir nothing to compare ur feeling in any words.... stay blessed always....10

    read mine... o, lord.... humble submission.... go back
    (Report)Reply

    2 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (3/23/2010 5:02:00 PM)

    Then sings my soul - O Mighty God to you
    How great you are - How great you are
    This is a real exceptional piece, John, dedicated to the Creator. The words are very well selected to express your true feelings, especially your own personal style of writing.You need to contemplate the nature, which is an indestructible link between you and Him.
    God bless
    Mari
    (Report)Reply

    2 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (3/22/2010 5:34:00 PM)

    as always amazing! ! ! ! ! ! (10) (Report)Reply

    2 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (3/22/2010 8:23:00 AM)

    i like it! ! ! : D (Report)Reply

    1 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (3/22/2010 4:20:00 AM)

    nicely done..GOD made all the beautiful things within 6 days...and in the seventh day all are done so HE took HIS rest and that is the SABBATH day..ur poem is so nice that everybody can appreciate, , , lavs this...smileeeeeeeeeeeee (Report)Reply

    1 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 7 comments »



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?



Poem Submitted: Monday, March 22, 2010



Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]