Hope in God

When feelings of hopelessness threaten,
And faith in God is all but forgotten;
Feelings of despair cause the soul to weep
The heart cannot believe God is able the soul to keep.

The soul becomes listless, dry and thirsty,
It also begins to be forlorn and weary;
No ray of light in sight, the soul despairs
Until a sliver of hope emerges and gently repairs.

“Hope in God,” a still small voice whispers in a refrain
The soul is stirred and hope is born again;
There is no need to feel cast down, woebegone
Hope banishes all dark feelings of despair to be gone!

“Hope in God,” the refreshed soul cries out,
There is no need to feel discouraged throughout.
There is yet hope that I will sing again,
Yes, the gladsome “Hope in God” refrain.

Inspiration: Psalm 42-43

by Charles Tan

Terms of Use for Comfortingwords.com

Our mission here at Comforting Words is to present original poems and songs that will bring comfort and encouragement to people who need to hear a word of comfort based on truth from God’s Word…no empty promises or superficial statements. As such, we encourage you to use these poems and songs freely, with no worries about copyright issues.

However,  we respectfully ask that you do not alter the content, nor use it for unlawful, illegal, offensive or defamatory activities, or activities which might infringe the rights of other parties.

If you do share these poems and songs on your own social media or webpages, all we request is that you include a link back to www.comfortingwords.com . Help us in our mission to reach many across the world who may be hurting and sorrowful, and help us to bring them these Comforting Words.

%d bloggers like this: