Grace-filled Rain

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The Bible mentions “rain” many times in scripture.  God’s creation finds multiple uses of rain.  Perhaps you can think of a few more after reading this poem.

Waking up to see another blessed, rainy day

Witnessing as God brings us grace this day

 

God creates rain to descend upon the earth

Bringing rain to produce yields from the land

The heavens’ water brings awesome worth

Allowing for existence by woman and man

 

Rain arrives by the word of our mighty God

Sending vital water to the crops and fields

God’s creation brings early rains with a nod

Providing late rains to fulfill a farmer’s yield

 

God brings rain in abundance with His hand

Opening the dry earth, salvation springs up

Skies raining down righteousness, is His plan

Showering our lives with a grace-filled cup

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Rain nurtures spring’s new green, tender sprouts

Providing seed to the sower, bread for the table

Harvest arrives again on time by fall’s usual route

Filling grain bins as hardworking farmers feel able

 

God shines sun on both the Good and the Bad

Sending rain on the righteous and unrighteous

Rains from heaven fill hearts, never to be sad

Earmarking fruitful seasons for the righteous

 

Remember the incredibly prudent man

Constructing his house upon solid rock

Rains fell, floods came—over the land

Preserving a faith as steady as a rock

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28 thoughts on “Grace-filled Rain

  1. Rain rain come again 😊 I am eagerly looking forward to the monsoon.
    Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikh religion had said : Rain of His grace is always falling; only our utensils need to be turned 🙏

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  2. This is amazing! Giving glory to the Almighty for His awesome works.

    Reminded me of Isaiah

    Just as the waters and the snow falls from the heavens,watering the earth,bringing forth seed for the sower and bread for the eater,so is my word,it shall not return to me void but shall accomplish that which I sent it forth forward to do.

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  3. Beautifully written poem! There is so much to think about here…We are blessed with a ‘grace-filled cup’. Rain nurtures and sustains us; God’s holy ‘rain’ cleanses and renews us. We are a people who must build our lives upon a rock. It is a rock of faith, a place where God abides with us always…rain, or shine, or mudslide. I love the picture as well!

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    • Linda, thanks for sharing your thoughts. In some of my poetry, I enjoy taking scripture and developing images from the words. Always, God’s presence inspires my work. I am pleased you found some meaningful images from the poem.

      Usually, I only add one photo to a poem, but I felt that this one needed more. These photos come from WordPress’ library, but sometimes I use my own photography.

      I enjoyed reading one of your posts, and I plan to return to read more. Best wishes for success to you.

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      • One must ponder a poem. It can take many readings. It is sort of like when a recipe calls to sift something more than once before you bake a cake. The flour is different when it is finely sifted. Poetry has so many nuances. You can read the same poem on different days, and new meanings will come to you. This is the incredible beauty of poetry. It paints a picture, but the light can change, and it is altogether different again.

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