“The Void”

We all need Jesus,
To fill that space.
He transcends creed,
He transcends race.

He fills the void
– That broken place.
That nothing heals
Till Him we face.

There is nothing
That can replace
The void He fills
With mercy’s grace.

He is a tender
And courting Lord,
Who uses Word
As His own Sword.

He longs to be
In the heart of you;
Be in every thought,
And every move.

He will empty
You of pain,
Forgive your sins,
And heal your shames.

He will fill
That void in you
With a new hope,
And joy anew.

Only ask
Him in your heart,
And He will give
You a new start.

You’ll find rest,
And you’ll find peace.
You’ll find a love
That doesn’t cease.

No more void
Will need be filled.
You’ll find your heart
He will rebuild.

Space with stars and a void in the center

He will walk with you,
He’ll be your mate.
You’ll no longer leave
It up to fate.

He’s with you now,
And He wants in.
His smile’s gentle,
(He wears a grin.)

So come forth now,
Place hand in His.
He’ll bring you life,
New ways to live.

He will not forsake,
Nor let you down.
He plans you good,
He plans you crowned.

He is the King,
And Lord of Lords.
Come lose the empty,
– He’ll fill the void.

© Kari L. Greenaway

This poem can be found in the book, “There is a God: A Collection of Christian Poetry”

Scripture references:
Matthew 11:28 Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Hebrews 13:5 Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
1Corinthians 2:9 But as it is written, eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.

(Evangelistic Christian Poetry)

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