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A life changing moment in Jesmond Dene

In Newcastle there’s a place called Jesmond Dene
where a wonderful waterfall can be seen.
Alongside it a rough arched stone bridge spans
and upon it two teenage lovers stand.

They’re looking into the sparkling water
holding hands; the air is...

by Royston

added by royston
2 days ago

The Devil was on His back

Take the easy way and avoid the cross.
Bow down to me and do not pay sins cost.
The kingdoms of the world I’ll give to You
if you follow me and do what I do.

Get behind me Satan. Get off my back.
I will climb that hill and I will not slack....

by Royston

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16 days ago

Where the rubber hits the road

As the wine began running out
I wondered what life was about,
caught up in that awful place where
life gets tough and the rubber hits the road.

The world was just passing me by
and I could not understand why,
not knowing what I should do,

by Royston

added by royston
1 month ago

Feed my sheep

Open up Gods’ holy Word and feed my soul
for it alone can heal and make me whole.
I cannot live by earthly bread alone
and need the food from Gods’ heavenly throne.

His Word’s my Inspiration and my Light
and helps me walk by faith and not by...

by Royston

added by royston
1 month ago

Despair was rife

Outside of His grave all hope was shattered.
Despair was rife, His disciples scattered.
They felt distraught and the outlook was grim.
All their hopes had been centred upon Him.

All forlorn, they did not know what to say.
Defeat and...

by Royston

added by royston
2 months ago

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