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The Master's Touch

Though trials to us God doth give
In the refiner’s fire, we now live
Shaped and formed with searing heat
The Master’s touch makes us complete

Unsteady hands first hold the rod
But soon grow firm as we daily trod
On the road to Emmaus, we now walk
But ne’er alone; with God, we talk

Whose spirit guides and comforts us
A healing balm, our hope, and trust
The God of all who blesses us
And sent His Son to die for us

Though darkness comes and veils our day
Soon comes the light and brighter days
Though through glass darkly we now see
Soon face-to-face with Christ shall be

© 2020 Brian Duffin
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Submitted by brian.duffin on June 28, 2021

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Brian Duffin

After taking an English class with a focus on literature and poetry, Brian Duffin discovered a love for words and a passion for poetry. Brian's poems reflect his love of nature, while also sharing the raw human emotions and events that fill and shape his life. more…

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  • karlcfolkes
    A masterfully written rhymed quatrain.
    LikeReplyReport6 days ago
    • brian.duffin
      Thank you for your kind words.
      LikeReplyReport6 days ago
  • teril
    A comforting poem. We all take this path in life: ..."soon comes the light and brighter days."
    LikeReplyReport29 days ago
  • lisacampbell29
    I enjoyed reading your poem.
    LikeReplyReport3 months ago
    • brian.duffin
      Thank you! I'm glad you liked it. Feel free to share the poem with your family and friends.
      LikeReplyReport3 months ago
  • Dougla$Irishman
    A wonderful Christian poem describing our walk with the Lord !
    To know Him is to love Him, we are never alone in life's trials !
    You are a poet deluxe, thankyou so much !
    LikeReplyReport6 months ago
    • brian.duffin
      Thank you for your kind words and for your expression of belief. May God bless you this day and always!
      LikeReplyReport6 months ago


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