Below is the poem entitled The Ordination a Tribute to My Father which was written by poet
Lucas McClure. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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My father was ordained of God to preach his word in
this troubled land, for Jesus he made his stand.
Many times I have heard him tell of a God that could not fail.
He taught each of us children to trust and obey for in this
world it was easy to go astray.
When my Father preached about the Savior’s love you
could feel the Holy Spirit descend from Heaven above.
Each night he would carry us all before the throne of grace
in his quiet secret place.
With tear filled eyes he seemed to make all Heaven
aware, and sometimes till dawn he would tarry there.
Humbly he walked before God and man to fulfill
God’s great command.