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Convincing Faith - Poem by Sandra Osborne

So you say that God is real, my friend,
Then why is there war and hate?
And what about babies that die,
And what about their fate?
Are we cursed because we don't believe,
Are we cursed because we fell?
There may not be a God in Heaven,
But I'm sure we're living in Hell.
The unknown ways of our powerful God?
Well now,
How shall I explain?
For Man is only using about
one tenth of his brain
Bad things don’t happen because of God
That’s why we have free will
We do the bad things to ourselves
And I guess we always will
So convince me then that God is love
Convince me of it, please
Show me that he cares for all,
And that he cares for me.
Convince me that it’s not a lie,
Convince me that it’s real,
Convince me that his name is Lord,
Is this the way you feel?
It is not for me to convince you
For I am only man
But I’ll help you know the spirit of God
In a way you will understand
For when you open up your heart
And you open up your mind
You’ll feel his very presence and
Know that you’ve been blind
Yes, well then, that all sounds fine,
I’ll try, but how to start?
I could offer up a prayer to him,
But the horse is before the cart,
I think that he should call me first,
And loud, so I can hear,
But none of those pesky “thou shalt do’s”
Or how “that I should fear.”
God is speaking to you everyday
You have just refused to hear
Hark now at the sounds of silence
You will know that God is near
For in the silence are many angels
That crowd that empty space
It’s full of voices of loved ones past
Now living in God’s grace
Then I’ll walk out to the Quarry Lake
And I’ll sit and I will listen,
I’ll be most pious and I will wait,
For silence, as the waters glisten.
Then a voice “Sit still my child,
“I love you, and I will lead”
It was the Lord, I heard so plain,
It was a loving plea.
So you have discovered how easily
God can show himself to man
He sends the angels just for us
As part of his greater plan
To teach us how to really see
And open up our eyes
For this world is just an Angel school
I hope you realize.
Well, I’ll tell you this, I understand
You convinced me of his love
And I can see the angels too,
And the guidance from above.
I see it clear, he loves me too,
And will never let me fall,
And thanks my friend, you made me hear,
The silence of God’s call.

Sandra Osborne and Janice M Pickett
from the collection

The pendulum swings

Comments about Convincing Faith by Sandra Osborne

  • Rookie Theodora Onken (2/20/2005 10:20:00 PM)

    Oh, goodness, this is so beautiful and so true, my God, you two have such talent...He surely has graced both of you. This is a 10++++++
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    What can I say. ahem cough cough (Report) Reply

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Poems About Faith

  1. 51. Convincing Faith , Sandra Osborne
  2. 52. We Call It Faith , .Pd. is here
  3. 53. A True Faith , Marvin Brato Sr
  4. 54. Faith Or Fate? , MELVIN BANGGOLLAY
  5. 55. Sonnet: Faith , Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar ..
  6. 56. Faith , Prabha Trimurty
  7. 57. Faith , Ina Gabrielsen
  8. 58. Doubt, Fear And Faith , David Taylor
  9. 59. Faith Of Trust , Dr subhendu kar
  10. 60. A Wronged Faith , Marvin Brato Sr
  11. 61. Going Home! (Affirmation Of Faith) , Ray Lucero
  12. 62. Faith , Indira Renganathan
  13. 63. She's Losing Her Faith , Kate Warner
  14. 64. Faith-Hope-Charity , Theodora (Theo) Onken
  15. 65. Dwindling Faith , asma bahrainwala
  16. 66. **a Prayer Of Faith For A Special Lady... , Shelley L Baxter
  17. 67. Just A Little Faith... , Vijaiya Ramkissoon
  18. 68. Faith , Mamta Agarwal
  19. 69. The Faith Of Love , Dr subhendu kar
  20. 70. A Road Named Faith , David Taylor
  21. 71. (07new!) Faith , Max Reif
  22. 72. Faith , David Harris
  23. 73. What Exactly Is Faith? , samuel nze
  24. 74. Keep The Faith , Mary Nagy
  25. 75. Have A Little Faith In Me , Missy Lynn
  26. 76. Have Faith , Anjali Mandokhot
  27. 77. What Is Faith And Belief? ..... , Ravi Sathasivam
  28. 78. I Had Faith , BlacknessRose ...
  29. 79. Faith , Jon Alan
  30. 80. Sonnet: Renewing My Faith In God , Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar ..
  31. 81. Faith , brandi reissig
  32. 82. Faith Or Fate? , Florida Angel
  33. 83. Faith Vs. Doubt , Luke Easter
  34. 84. Have A Faith In God....... , Ravi Sathasivam
  35. 85. Faith 1 , Eman Elbadawi
  36. 86. But Maybe If You Had More Faith , Aldo Kraas
  37. 87. Faith Has Nothing To Offer You If You Do.. , Ted Sheridan
  38. 88. Promises Of Faith , Dr subhendu kar
  39. 89. Don’t Lose Faith , Marilyn Lott
  40. 90. Faith , Mary Wismer
  41. 91. Have Faith In Yourself , Aldo Kraas
  42. 92. Lack Of Faith , Michelle Tiddy
  43. 93. My Lack In Faith With This World & God , Gaz illionaire
  44. 94. Championship Faith Fight, You Will Win , Luke Easter
  45. 95. Dream, Hope, Faith, Love... , David Taylor
  46. 96. Never Lose Faith , Audrey Heller
  47. 97. Faith In The Lord , Randy Johnson
  48. 98. 'Faith' Is A Fine Invention , john tiong chunghoo
  49. 99. Gifts Of Faith , MELVIN BANGGOLLAY
  50. 100. Craft, Faith And Narrative , gershon hepner
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