Getting Me a Trim!

Branches by Terry Lane free photo #18423

I’m being pruned to be,
a whole lot more like Him
God is cutting away
each fruitless, useless limb.

He’s sniping at my pride,
my smugness and my ego
so His life in mine . . .
will finally start to show.

He’s trimming each branch,
until their shaped and formed
He isn’t going to stop until
in Him I am transformed.

He’s cutting out the dead wood,
striping back what is loathed
until each new branch
in Him is fully clothed.

Although at first it hurts,
all this cutting and trimming
I know that one day to Him
I’m going to look amazing.

I’m being cut and snipped,
God’s pruning me limb by limb
until I resemble someone . . .
who looks a whole lot like Him!

~~~~~~~~~

John 15:2
King James Version

“Every branch in me that beareth
not fruit he taketh away:

and every branch that
beareth fruit, he purgeth it

that it may bring
forth more fruit.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka

About Deborah Ann

I love the Lord with all my heart and soul. My Holy Spirit inspired poetry tells of my trust in God, my faith in Christ Jesus my Savior and my journey into finding peace that truly passes all understanding. I pray it will be a blessing to all who read it ~ To God Be The Glory! ~ View all posts by Deborah Ann

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