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I am but a Vessel

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Below is the poem entitled I am but a Vessel which was written by poet Shelly Watson. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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I am but a Vessel

I wish I were empty, 
I could easily be filled with that which is from God. 
Yet I have been filled with the things of this world.

Pour out my Self, 
fill me with the Spirit, 
the good gifts from God.

I am but a vessel,
that which enter me is that of which I am full.
I must fill myself with that which is from God,
I must surround myself with Him,
so He is that of which I am full.
Fill me up Lord.
For when I am full of You,
....of Your Love,
....of Your Word,
that is who I will be
....Your Love.

Fill me with Your Love Lord.
I will travel through this world,
I will not be swayed by worldly temptations. 

The more of You that lives in me
the more of You there is to fill this world.

Use my body as Your Vessel
to bring the world to You
....to Your Glory
....to Your Grace
....to Your Mercy
....and Your Love. 
Fill me, Lord, with Your Great Love.

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  1. Date: 11/10/2013 7:03:00 AM
    amen to be a living sacrifice

  1. Date: 10/16/2013 6:40:00 AM
    Truly enjoyed it. We definitely need more vessels in this world.

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 8:50:00 PM
    wow, Shelly such a wonderful poem and feeling. Your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers!! Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* SKAT

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 5:49:00 PM
    Well penned,love your style . Welcome to poetrysoup,hope you find this place a safe haven for your talents. Hugs and love.

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 1:22:00 PM
    SHELLY, I like your first poetic piece on the site ,, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 1:20:00 PM
    Hello Shelly, Welcome to Poetry Soup. I enjoyed reading your poem. I hope to read more from you

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 12:47:00 PM
    - Welcome to P-Soup, Shelly! - Nice to read your first poem here.- A lovely poem. - Hope you will have much pleasure to be with us. - Wishing you good luck - have a nice day! - Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours. - My first greeting to you from Norway / / / Anne-Lise :)