In The Days

We’re in the days, where hearts wax cold.
Biblical days, that were foretold.
Every way seems right, in our own eyes.
Let’s look to You Lord, and be wise.

We’re in the days, that we’re divided.
In our flesh, we are misguided.
We’re in the days, of violence and hate.
Let our crooked paths be made straight.

In this world of hate, let us be kind.
In this world of confusion, renew our minds.
In this world of doubt, help us believe.
When we don’t know, help us perceive.

In this world of pride, keep us humble.
In this world of temptation, don’t let us stumble.
In this world of darkness, don’t let us fear.
Draw us closer, keep us near.

We’re in the days, where pandemics rise.
Why do these days, catch us by surprise.
We’re in the days, of floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions,  and famines. And everyone still, is chasing mammon.

We’re in the days, that our hearts yearn.
We look for the day, that Christ returns.
We’re in the days, where it’s time to reap.
Let’s rise and shine, out of our sleep.

In this world of sickness, You make us whole.
Though floods may rise, You’re in control.
In this world of famine, we're satisfied.
We are rich because You provide.

We’re in the days, that our hearts yearn.
We look for the day, that Christ returns.
We’re in the days, where it’s time to reap.
Let’s rise and shine, out of our sleep.
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Submitted by on January 18, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

1:26 min read

Quick analysis:

Scheme aabb xxcc xxdd eeff bbg GHII jjkk GHII
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 1,417
Words 287
Stanzas 8
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 3, 4, 4, 4

Discuss the poem In The Days with the community...

  • Symmetry58
    Thank you for sharing such lifting words of hope. You are appreciated, Brother Jacob.
    LikeReply 12 years ago
  • karayalanis035
    I really like the truth and emphasis in these words. I tried to include God in my poem, but I'm not sure I covered enough on that part of the topic. This is very encouraging and well written.
    LikeReply 22 years ago
  • husseinrahim
    Amen to that my brother Amen, we pray that we shall win,
    for time is short, for the heavenly court shall judge the man of sin

    For judgment is near, for us it is clear, and the Lord shall thus provide,
    safety for his faithful, the rest will run and hide 
    LikeReply 22 years ago
  • Soulwriter
    I'm not Christian, yet I still found much truth and beauty in your words. Thanks for sharing.
    LikeReply 22 years ago
  • Dougla$Irishman
    What an excellent poem for a Christian to read and contemplate, Especially in this world we live in now ! The signs of the times are here, and add increased knowledge ! Come Lord Jesus, this world is so sad and we need to go ! 
    LikeReply 22 years ago


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