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A Fortress Within Us by Raymond A. Foss

The psalmist spoke
of God as our fortress
a place of refuge
when our enemies are about

How much more
the indwelling Spirit
after we believe
a fortress in our hearts

Nothing can keep away
the love of our master
given so freely
on the altar of the cross

The lamb, our shepherd
speaking from within us
a promise of our future
in the presence of our king

April 29, 2010
Romans 8:37
Romans 8:31-39

Day 219, “The Invincible Christian”,
in “Daily Mediations: On Golden Texts of the Bible”,
by Henry Gariepy
read 4/29/2010

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