From The Watchtower

4th February 2018

The lion will lie down with the lamb
The parched desert will have streams of living water,
Flowing through it,
The hyena and jackal will find rest,
The creatures of earth,
Both great and small will no longer hunt,
And blood will not be shed.

So great is the Lord,
All the earth will praise Him,
The heavens His throne and the earth His footstool,
All creation groans until the day of the Lord.

His word goes forth,
From one end of the earth to the other,
The riders on their horses are loosed,
Great and terrible is the day of the Lord,
He comes to judge,
To call all nations before Him,
Not one can hide.

Do you not know and have you not seen,
The works of His hand,
The stars in the heavens,
The sun and moon to mark the seasons,
And give light.
The rain to water the crops and land.

How is it that you say in your heart,
“There is no God,”
Yet the nations follow their idols,
Yet they curse what they do not know,
And stumble and fall but do not know why.

The Lord will gather them on that day,
And trample them as in a winepress,
Judgement will come to all those who follow after idols,
And say in their heart,
“There is no God.”

But the righteous shall be saved,
They will stream to His Holy Hill,
And bring offerings of thanksgiving and praise,
The highway for the righteous,
And streams of living water will flow there.

He will call you by name,
And set you in high places,
His love will cover you,
And He will gather you in His arms,
You will shine brighter than the stars in the heavens,
And all your ways will be blessed,
Praise and thanksgiving be to our God,
Forever and ever.

From the Watchtower

30th January 2018

Do you not know and have you not heard,
The Lord’s arm is with Him,
To raise up and to lower,
For a little while He will raise what is not holy,
For His good purpose.

He sees the hearts of men,
And knows their schemes,
He rides the heavens,
And looks down from His throne.

They would scheme to raise one above all others,
Peace, peace, they cry,
But wickedness and deceit are in their hearts.
To defraud the oppressed and needy,
To steal from the widow and orphan,
To take away justice,
And change the order of things,
Times and seasons.

The Lord laughs at their schemes,
From His holy place,
For a time, times and half a time,
Prosperity will come,
Then they will devour one another.

Do you not know and have you not heard,
Nothing is hidden from the Lord God Almighty,
He has saved a day,
A day of judgement for the man of sin,
A day of judgement for the nations.

When His arm extends to do it,
Then the righteous will rejoice,
Hold on, Hold on my children,
For the time is close and you will be avenged and see it.

All glory to our God,
Almighty and majestic is He,
Praise Him, Praise Him, all the earth,
For He comes to bring justice and righteousness,
He will do it.

From The Watchtower

21st January 2018

Hear the word of the Lord,
All you nations,
For has the Lord not seen,
And is anything hidden from Him?

Today you shake your hands in pledge,
But oppression and dishonest scales,
Are in your hands,
You gather for your own pleasure,
And give no thought for the widow and the orphan.

You kings of the earth,
You gather your play things,
And jostle for power,
You kill the innocent,
And oppress the poor,
But your hearts remain bare.

Do you not think and can you not see,
The Lord sees your hearts,
He has set a day aside,
A day of judgment,
For those kings of the earth.

You laugh and pat yourselves on the back,
You raise yourselves up,
And feel there is none to judge.
But, in an instant your day will come,
When you are not expecting it.

The Lord will avenge those innocent,
that you oppressed and killed.
His judgement is with Him,
And He will come as a warrior,
Treading through the winepress of His anger,
Blood up to the horses bridle,
He will recompense you.

You will not know the day,
Your sins have risen to heaven,
A stench in His nostrils,
He will recompense,
And gather you as a heap, for destruction.