PRESERVE MY REMNANT
Throughout the throngs of history's making
preserved a remnant not forsaken.
forged the way through straight and narrow,
remains today My quickened arrow.
through denominations and movements,
diamonds constrained among sediment,
of glory find their compressed way
growing darkness in the last days.
keeps ticking with the sands of time
own separate as wholly Mine.
fear of their God they do tremble,
fall away and disassemble.
stumbling blocks to bring a wedge
the hearts of all those who have pledged.
person must decide at the line.
Demarcation is My way, to help redefine.
last days all mixture will divide,
set their minds and hearts to decide.
meat is here, the menu for the day.
be chewed, there is no other way.
and the righteous will stand apart.
unjust and the filthy will depart.
world and in the church all will see
belongs to Me with great clarity.
who belong, lay low in My fear
too are deceived from what they hear.
are sure will have willful mind-sets
and rewinding old cassettes.
have learned not to trust themselves
the book of Truth upon My shelf.
reveals the hearts of those that are tender
born the fruit of decisions rendered.
learned from their mistakes how to win,
upon Me and walk away from sin.
others play with fire without feeling heat,
know the real, having faced defeat.
that are there will no longer be
with My own, building unity.
It is sad
for all when the line is drawn
glory arises at this break of dawn.
are in the middle of despair
mourn over those no longer there,
My truth, resisting compromise,
their stand among those who are wise.
shall shine like stars in the blackened sky.
darkness presses in on those who deny
of My Word and all that it contains
holy seed, the remnant that remains.
great darkness shall cover the earth,
people greatly squeezed amid its girth.
that know the glory of their Lord
died to self and all that they hoard.
not the One Whose hand is Sovereign?
the earth, stirring hearts, whisked to churn.
final One Whom all men must face
glory or the shame of disgrace.
bow low before Your Maker.
discern and to know what is sure.
guide and preserve His precious seed,
glory arises through faith and deed.
each step lest they fall away too,
hiding their light as the dawn breaks anew.
deeds to their faith and walk each day,
unto Him, pointing towards His way.
remnant is alive overcoming history.
Preserving a holy remnant, is His mystery.
be revealed His fullness of redemption.
own make known their promise of adoption.
shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD
is risen upon thee. For, behold, the darkness shall
cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the
LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen