Even in the Valley By Brenda Drake


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         This picture, even in the valley is my logo for brendadrakepoetry,com.  No matter what I am going through God speaks to me in a kind, loving and encouraging way.  Every poem I have written over the last 40+ years has touched my life with the sweet wisdom and love of a most-loving, patient, merciful and generous God.  I knew from the very beginning they were to be shared with others.  This blog and webpage is dedicated to share the beautiful, uplifting, gift of poetry to help build up and to edify each person who desires to feel the love of God.   He is with us every step of the way in our life, in the high times and even in the valley.

Even in the Valley

Even in the valley God is there.
In every situation He hears your prayers.
He is your help in fire, flame or flood.
He is the Truth and the Way; God is good.
At your highest or your lowest all the same,
There is no place or circumstance barred to Jesus’ name.
Jesus is the Word of God that spoke from the cross to man.
In His sacrifice, in your souls deepest valley, He reached out His hand.
Do you need wisdom, are you afraid?
Are you confused, or disappointed in decisions made?
Are you lonely, and have need for a friend?
Are you overburdened with troubles within?
Are you searching for something but you do not know
What it is you need to bring comfort to your soul?
Is sadness your companion night and day the same?
There is help call out Jesus’ name.
Even if your valley is deeper than is described in the words above.
Call out to Jesus; it is all covered in the realms of His love.

Psalms 34:18-19
The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart;
and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
Many are the afflictions of the righteous:
but the Lord delivereth him out of them all.

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