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Poem: The Lord Mighty In Battle

Poem: The Lord Mighty In Battle

The Lord Mighty In Battle

Psalms 24:8
Who is this King of Glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle.

 

And what if
Words,
Actions,
Attitudes
Unmerciful distorted beliefs,
Cause a royal and cherished
Lamb of the King of Kings
To stumble,
To groan,
To suffer,
To worry,
To fear,
To dread,
Causing a crushed spirit
And a fleeting momentary defeat
Combined with
Unnecessary,
Unwanted,
And unmerited wounds
By unkind giants in the land.

 

Hear oh royal lambs
Child of the royal courts
Of the great, I AM.
Hear the angelic
Armies and legions
Of the Lord of Hosts
Galloping on mighty steeds.
Can you hear
The royal, righteous rustling of their celestial wings?
Can you hear by faith the mighty pace
Of the divinely driven, thunderous footsteps
Of the stallions of Heaven coming
To rescue, defend, and deliver with ease?

 

For our Warrior God
And the armies of the Lord of Hosts
Delightfully and immediately rush
To the side of any
And every royal Heir
To deliver,
To strengthen,
To encourage,
To lift up,
To heal,
To bind ,
To encourage,
To comfort,
Every wounded,
Bleating Lamb
Who is in
His tender
And blessed
Royal care.

 

Just keep looking up
Royal lambs,
Children of the
Heavenly King of Kings,
And join the heirs of the great I AM,
For the battle is not ours
It is the Lord’s.

 


Debbie Harris is a School Counselor and has been a volunteer Chaplain at Parkland Hospital. She is also a member of Redbud Writers Guild, Author’s Guild, and a member of the American Academy of Poets.  She is a proud 2017-2018 C.S. Lewis Fellow at the C.S. Lewis institute. Her passion is to further the kingdom of the Savior through Christian poetry and exalt the name of Jesus Christ, name above all names. She has also been featured in Southern Writers Magazine as a Christ Centered Contemplative Poet.

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