Deep Down

Written by Lisa DeVinney on . Posted in poetry

Lord, there is a place in me
That even I don’t know;
A place that’s buried so deep down,
I didn’t want to go.
But if You want to use me, Lord,
As now I know You do;
Then, Lord, I’ll place my hand in Yours,
And search my heart with You.
Then whatever we find there, Lord,
I’ll place within Your hands;
To do with what You want to do,
For now I understand
That I’ve been holding back a little
Piece, Lord, just for me.
Now I want You to have it,
So I can be fully free
To lay my life before You;
Open to Your holy will.
Please take me now, and use me;
For my heart is clean and still.
“Search me, O God, and know my heart:
try me, and know my thoughts”
Psalm 139:23
©Lisa DeVinney, February 2009


+1 # Mary Harwell Sayler 2015-11-05 19:51
Lisa, your poem speaks well for the attitude and spirit we're to have to be effective Christian Poets and Writers. Thanks. I'll highlight the post on the blog www.christianpoetsandwriters.c om.
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0 # Lisa 2015-11-09 14:16
Thank you, Mary! I do pray it will be a blessing. Thanks for sharing. :-)
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