How Can I Thank You?

(This poem came to me at Easter 2012 – out of incredible thankfulness to Jesus)


How can I thank You,

For the pain endured,

For the blood that You spilled

and the peace You secured?


How can I thank You

For willingly go,

Where I should have went

As Your blatant foe?


How can I thank You

For taking my blame,

For all I deserved,

My faults and my shame?


How can I thank You,

For sins gone away,

For the freedom I have,

And the debt You paid?


I can not  thank You

With only my words,

I admit to You now

The debt I incurred.


I ask You, my Lord,

My Savior, My Friend,

All my sin to take,

And to make them an end.


I give you my life,

My heart, and my soul.

Make following You

My desire and goal.


I will pray to stand

In Truth and in Light,

That I will stay close,

Not try leave Your side.


I do thank You Lord,

For dying my death,

For being my Life,

My Joy and my Breath.

About Heidi Viars

“If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth ...” ― C.S. Lewis ..... In my pursuit of self, I found utter darkness. In my pursuit of truth, I found Jesus, who dispelled the darkness by His forgiveness. Now I follow Him and try to understand Him better. I am a wife, mother of 6, blogger and love taking photographs of sunrises.
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