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1. God above,
So far away:
Please help me through
Each weary day.
2. God, beside me,
Forgive my sins,
And wash me clean.
3. God within,
So very near:
Please help me bear
Each pain and fear.
4. God beneath,
So great, so just:
I am only dust.
1. God sits above the circle of the earth. The people below seem like grasshoppers to him! (Isaiah 40:22; NLT).
My Father! If it is possible, let this cup of suffering be taken away from me. Yet I want your will to be done, not mine (Matthew 26:39; NLT).
2. Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me (Psalm 23:4; NLT).
Forgive all my sins (Psalm 25:18; NLT).
Purify me from my sins, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow (Psalm 51:7; NLT).
3. We are the temple of the living God. As God said: “I will live in them and walk among them. I will be their God, and they will be my people (2 Corinthians 6:16; NLT).
Christ lives within you (Romans 8:10; NLT).
The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from the dead, lives in you (Romans 8:11; NLT).
What great nation has a god as near to them as the Lord our God is near to us whenever we call on him? (Deuteronomy 4:7; NLT).
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light (Matthew 11:28-30; KJV).
4. There is […] one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all (Ephesians 4:4-6; NIV).
God is great! (Psalm 70:4; NLT).
He is the Rock; his deeds are perfect. Everything he does is just and fair. He is a faithful God who does no wrong; how just and upright he is (Deuteronomy 32:4; NLT).
The Lord is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him. For he knows how weak we are; he remembers we are only dust (Psalm 103:13-14; NLT).
2 thoughts on “God above”
Who would have thought that a poem could accurately reflect Almighty God’s Omnipresence? Well done Ruth!
Such kind praise! Many thanks for your encouragement, Alan XXX.