Black Poetry : A Sinners Prayer (not reallly a Re: 2 csSojourner but it relates)

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  1. Sassysammy

    Sassysammy Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    A Sinners Prayer

    Man what am I going to do,
    I know that this ain’t right,
    I am steady fighting this strife,
    The devils ever present in my life,
    Hey, Lord can’t you here me up there
    I want out, I don’t know how much more of this I can bear
    Where were you when I needed you, you were suppose to here
    This Sinners Prayer

    On my daily walk can’t remember how many churches I’ve passed
    Each time my mind runs back to simple things I learned in Sunday School Class
    So many restless nights spent alone asking why, why, won’t I return to the only home I’ve have ever known
    Each time I get close my weak flesh pulls me back!!
    Convincing myself that I can do it on my own!!
    I’ve thrown myself overboard burdens like concrete blocks around my ankles weigh me down and just when it seems like I might drown….
    Lord you pick me up and place me on solid ground
    I am so glad that you here a
    Sinners Prayer

    I know I promised you I’d do better so this is it my last straw!!!!
    I can’t the lies, streets & deceit anymore!!!
    I am sick and tired of being sick and tired and running from my past!!!
    It’s late at night its storming I’m wet and cold!!!
    I have to make my way to your warm and loving arms!!!
    I burst in a church and throw myself at your feet crying, crying so heavily!!!!
    Uttering uncontrollably. .. . . . . .

    Our father,
    Who art in heaven,
    Hallowed be thine name,
    Thy kingdom come,
    Thy will be done,
    On earth as it is in heaven,
    Gives us this day our daily bread,
    And forgive me my trespasses as I forgive those who trespass against me!!
    But lead me not into temptation but deliver me from all things like sin and evil
    For thine is the kingdom the power and the glory forever and ever,
    Lord on bended knee I come,
    with a heavy heart repenting for all the wrong I’ve done
    And that you will hear this
    Sinners Prayer

    Pastor, Pastor there I give you my hand King Jesus I give you my heart!!
    Please put me under that flow wash me, wash me,
    Free of my sins and bring me up white as snow!!!
    Can’t tell you what tomorrow holds!!!
    But this I know. . . .
    The Lord heard this. . .
    Sinners Prayer

    Now years later I realize you were always there waiting for me,
    Can’t tell you how many times I ignored you when you were calling me!!
    So now as I kneel here in this PULPIT looking back over my life
    I see how the Lord works in mysterious ways!!
    I was a wretch undone,
    But Lord you saw fit for me to lead your sheep and bid them come.
    They to are so thankful that you hear a
    Sinners Prayer​
     
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    asimplepoet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    AMEN! AMEN! AMEN! I really like this piece. Nice flo cuz.
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You know this is so true, the Lord patiently waits for us to realize that his way is the light. Such a great poem of praise, poet.
     
  4. IfUComeSoftly

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    so true folk... so true... how oft i find myself in that very same place...

    very nice... flow on poet...
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    well stated poeticly ....nicely done poet !
     
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