Write On!

Quill

Deuteronomy 6:6-9
New International Version (NIV)

6 These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. 7 Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. 8 Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. 9 Write them on the door frames of your houses and on your gates.


The Quill Writes

It holds the power of life and limb
Of judgment and decree
A fills up justice to the brim
A man is guilty or set free

It writes a word the heart to thrill
With sadness or pure joy
The poet’s thoughts, it will spill
On paper to ponder and enjoy

It writes the bonds of wedding bliss
A couple’s covenant great
It’s sealed at end with loving kiss
Let no man try to separate

It writes the mighty Word of God
From Sinai until today
A holy writ worthy to applaud
To show us all the way

And a final ending comes to every life
What will be, the flourish of the His quill?
Will we be written in the Book of Life
Or rest on death’s eternal hill

©2017 by William Pierce


Father,

Your Word and Your Way are our hope and our salvation. May we never forget them or forsake them. May we write them on our hearts and lean upon them daily.

Thank You for Your precious Word.

Amen!

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