That Awesome Place

Journeying, with faltering steps, into the holy place…

The closer I come
to the source of true holiness
the more aware I become
- of my innate tendency
to selfishness & sinfulness
- of the secret things,
which defile who I am.

And my heart grieves that
I break His heart, with
my insolence and obstinacy


The impurities I see within
are set in contrast to the
beauty of His perfections,
yet rather than pushing me away,
I am drawn closer, ever closer
into that awesome place
where grace is extended
where cleansing is effected
where life is exchanged

and I arise clothed
in a righteousness, not my own

Alec Depledge

Who Are You, Lord?

While Praying One Day A Woman Asked,
"Who Are You, Lord?"

He Answered, "I Am".

But, Who Is I Am? She Said.

And He Replied .."I Am Love, I Am Peace,
I Am Grace, I Am Joy,
I Am The Way, Truth, And The Light ...
I Am The Comforter,
I Am Strength, I Am Safety,
I Am Shelter, I Am Power, I Am The Creator,
I Am The Beginning And The End,
I Am The Most High".

The Girl With Tears In Her Eyes Looked
Toward Heaven And Said,
"Now I Understand.

But Lord, Who Am I?"
Then God Tenderly Wiped The Tears
From Her Eyes And Whispered,
"You Are Mine".

Jesus said I am