Blessed

Blessed is he whose faith is not offended,
When all around his way
The power of God is working out deliverance
For others day by day;

Though in some prison drear his own soul languish,
Till life itself be spent,
Yet still can trust his Father’s love and purpose,
And rest therein content.

Blessed is he, who through long years of suffering,
But off from active toil,
Still shares by prayer and praise the work of others,
And thus “divides the spoil.”

Blessed are thou, O child of God, who sufferest,
And canst not understand
The reason for thy pain, yet gladly leavest
Thy life in His blest hand.

Yea, blessed art thou whose faith is “not offended”
By trials unexplained,
By mysteries unsolved, past understanding,
Until the goal is gained.

~Freda Hanbury Allen~

Blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in Me.
~Luke 7:23~

2 Replies to “Blessed”

  1. “Blessed are thou, O child of God, who sufferest,
    And canst not understand
    The reason for thy pain, yet gladly leavest
    Thy life in His blest hand.”

    This is beautiful! What an encouragement.

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