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God hath not promised skies always blue by Annie Johnson Flint

God hath not promised skies always blue, Flower-strewn pathways all our lives through; God hath not promised sun without rain, Joy without sorrow, peace without pain. But God hath promised strength for the day, Rest for the labor, light for … Continue reading

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Come Unto Me by Annie Johnson Flint

Come Unto Me Come unto Me, all ye that labor, That sink beneath your load of care; Come unto Me when shadows gather, And raise your hearts to Me in prayer. I wait to give your souls a blessing, To … Continue reading

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But God by Annie Johnson Flint

I know not, but God knows;  Oh, blessed rest from fear! All my unfolding days To Him are plain and clear.   Each anxious, puzzled “Why?” From doubt or dread that grows, Finds answer in this thought; I know not, … Continue reading

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Better Than My Best by Annie Johnson Flint

I prayed for strength, and then I lost awhile All sense of nearness, human and divine; The love I leaned on failed and pierced my heart, The hands I clung to loosed themselves from mine; But while I swayed, weak, … Continue reading

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I Look Not Back by Annie Johnson Flint

1 I look not back; God knows the fruitless efforts, The wasted hours, the sinning, the regrets. I leave them all with Him who blots the record, And graciously forgives, and then forgets. 2 I look not forward; God sees … Continue reading

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“According to the Power” by Annie Johnson Flint

If our scanty measure were used, How poor were the gifts of the Lord; If our cups of thought and our pitchers of prayer Were all that His love could afford. But – above all our stammering tongues Can voice of … Continue reading

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I Will Not Be Afraid by Annie Johnson Flint

I will not be afraid; I will not be afraid; I will look upward, And travel onward, And not be afraid. He says He will be with me; He says He will be with me; He goes before me, And … Continue reading

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The Little Birds of God by Annie Johnson Flint

 I HEAR them at my window in the late, gray winter dawn, The little birds of God, the farthing sparrows of His care; They ask of me, as I of Him, His gift of daily bread. With soft, impatient twitterings … Continue reading

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One Day At A Time by Annie Johnson Flint

ONE DAY at a time, with its failures and fears, With its hurts and mistakes, with its weakness and tears, With its portion of pain and its burden of care; One day at a time we must meet and must bear. One day at … Continue reading

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THE RED SEA PLACE by Annie Johnson Flint

Have you come to the Red Sea place in your life, Where, in spite of all you can do, There is no way out, there is no way back, There is no other way but through? Then wait on the … Continue reading

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