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Thursday, 17 August 2017

The promise of you


Today's poem was written years ago in response to a number of prophecies received from God.

The promise of you
(A romance started in prayer)

When first I heard God’s promises
I could hardly comprehend,
That someone as good and beautiful
As you from Him descends.

First He told me your vocation,
Followed by your looks and nature.
A love for His word, from someone whose tall:
So many promises for me to recall.

He told me you are gentle, steadfast and kind,
With this kind of character, love may be blind.
God then allowed me a glimpse of the faith
Which you put in His word, and live in His grace.

I fell in love with you before I met you;
You are my proof that God’s word is true.

An original poem by Miekie (Marietjie Uys).
'n Oorspronklike gedig deur Miekie (Marietjie Uys).

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