Oct 14

Here I sit, and weap and pray,
seeking burden, for those that stray.
Confessing lack, of my concern,
with heavy heart, for those that spurn.

Thinking what, the awful cost,
the Christless soul, a life of dross.
Of the joy, when saved from sin,
please Jesus, one soul let me win.

Into my day, with burden deep,
second command, my desire to keep.
Praying Jesus, trust me now,
to help one soul, show me how.

Laugh and mock at my attempt,
heap with scorn and contempt.
Shall not stop me, burden clear,
their Christless grave, will soon be here.

Casting bread, on waters clear,
seeking those, with open ear.
Will not return, holy Word,
void as if, was not heard.

Though the winds, blow so strong,
if it stop me, would be wrong.
Clouds make, dark and dismay,
My burden, shall not take away.

Reaping not, but still I go,
to water that, which others sow.
But still my heart, Jesus I cry,
just one soul, don’t deny.

–Bob Mutch

Note: I was meditating on What Will You Do? and received again a deeper desire to win Just One Soul for Jesus.

Psa 126:5 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
Ecc 11:1 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.
Ecc 11:4 He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.
Isa 55:11 So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.
Hos 10:12 Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.
Mat 25:40 And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.
Mar 12:30, 31 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment. And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.
Luk 6:31 And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.
1Cor 3:6 I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.

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