Put Him First and Problems Disperse

Life can be one big challenge
But with God we can manage
So let Him do the leading
Proceeding on what we are needing.

Having courage to make a stand
And following what He has planned.
Taking on Issues head-on;
Growth and discipline coming on.

Meeting with Him in prayer
Sitting at a favorite chair.
Meet with Him in every activity
Living each day with creativity.

With Him there is no limitation
So meet with Him in every conversation.
Meet with Him in every problem
So a solution begins to blossom.

Ready for the challenges
Living daily with proper balance
By going to the ONE
Who gave us His Son.

Let us stir each other up passionately
To boldly step ahead rationally;
Going directly to our every concern;
Confronting issues at every turn.

Asking questions to understand,
Taking the right steps hand-in-hand.
Remembering the suffering of the Lord
Looking forward to the big reward.

By Mark Shields – © 07-02-2015
Inspired by Study of Genesis 20
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3 Responses to Put Him First and Problems Disperse

  1. Mark Shields says:

    Reblogged this on This Day With God and commented:

    Lessons can be learned from reading or through experiences of the past. In reading Genesis 20, a man named Abimelech took on an issue head-on. He confronted the issue, asked questions to understand, and took the necessary steps to solve it. Thoughts from this reading, inspired this poem.

    Poetry streamlines thoughts, crystalizes ideas, and inspires to action. This poem takes some thoughts after reading Genesis 20 and offers some ideas in how to take on the challenges we all face in life:

  2. atulkgandhi says:


  3. JoHanna Massey says:

    So true. Thank you.

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