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Build Jerus'lem's Wall [Build Jerus’lem’s Wall]

When God stirs us to do a job,
We should not let dismay
Nor allow words of vain men rob
Our zeal along the way.

Our quailing hearts must not forget
How great Jehovah is;
He’ll keep us from the Devil‘s net
And snares greater than this.

Nehemiah‘s an example –
Doubted he not God’s call,
But ventured out with his people
To build Jerus’lem’s wall.

When Sanballat against him plann’d,
Confusion to create;
He charged his crew in faith to stand,
“Remember the Lord, great…”

Yea, great and awesome things God did
To help this dauntless man.
Sanballat’s men could not succeed-
Theirs was a fruitless plan.

At last the task was done so well,
The rebuilders were awed;
Their foes, nations, could also tell
That this was done by God.

Christians! Children of the Most High,
Pluck courage from this tale:
Bear in your minds that God can’t lie,
He will not let you fail!

Written by: Kingsley U. Ayistar
Edited by: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

Author: Kingsley U. Ayistar

Ukpanyang Kingsley Ayi alias “Ayistar” is a 500 Level medical student of the prestigious University of Calabar Teaching Hospital. Born in the early 90s, he hails from Odukpani Local Government area of Cross River State. He is a Christian, a lover of words and writes for edification and motivation. He believes that “Talents and Gifts are tools for building our God-given dreams into reality.” Though without an award yet, his works has been published in several poetry anthologies like Via Grapevine II, Epistle of Lies etc, and other poetry sites online.

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