- Posted by Edith Ohaja
- On July 23, 2017
- 33 Comments
THERE IS A FRIEND
When the sadness is heavy upon you
And the darkness descends to blind
When help is far and hope is fading
There is a friend who will cheer you up
He is the light that darkness dreads
His arm is strong, His word upholds
He was badly beaten for your peace
He bore much pain to earn you health
His blood was shed to cleanse your sins
He gave His body to give you life
What more will He not do for you?
Why tread alone when He is near?
Ⓒ Edith Ugochi Ohaja 2017There is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. - Proverbs 18:24 (KJV) #poem Click To Tweet
“… there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.” – Proverbs 18:24 (KJV)
“These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.” – John 15:11 (KJV)
“Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.” – John 8:12 (KJV)
“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it.” – John 1:5 (NLT)
“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10 (ESV)
“But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed.” – Isaiah 53:5 (ESV)
“And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it; For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.” – Matthew 26:27-28 (KJV)
“Then Jesus said unto them, ] Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in you. Whoso eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath eternal life; and I will raise him up at the last day.” – John 6:53-54 (KJV)
“He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?” – Romans 8:32 (KJV)Why tread alone when Christ is near? #Jesus #Saviour #Friend #poem Click To Tweet
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