Walking in White ~ Poetry in Response to the Writings of Oswald Chambers

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We were therefore buried with him

through baptism into death in order that,

 just as Christ was raised from the dead

through the glory of the Father,

we too may live a new life.

Romans 6:4

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Walking in White

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Have I not walked that dark valley

the death of all I once had been

the washing away of past sinful deeds

the robe I wear now white and clean?

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If I’ve not died to my old life

and been raised set apart for Him

perhaps my faith is only theoretical

and I’m still buried within my sin?

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Yet I delight in my remembrance

of the valley walk in scarlet attire

when Christ’s crimson blood washed over

and robed me in white – his heart’s desire.

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Wendy/2013

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I wrote this poem in response to an

 Oswald Chambers January 15th devotional in:

My Utmost for His Highest

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This is my favorite, so far, of all the poems I’ve written in response

to the writings of Oswald Chambers.

I felt reaffirmed in Christ while reading the devotional

and responding with my own words.

(I’ve borrowed this post from a previous one of mine, as I’m busy editing another manuscript.)

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Are you familiar with Oswald Chambers?

What’s your all-time favorite devotional book?

I love devotionals and hope to publish one.

Devotionals, like kindred-spirit-friends, are good for the soul.

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Blessings on your weekend.

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For His Highest Blessings ~ Wendy

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