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GENTLE DAWN OF RESURRECTION DAY Love is the gentle anointing of his hands. Pierced palms - like Elijah pressed upon a youth with the balm of Gilead, except the curtain’s torn - we’ve direct access to the King of kings. A glorious morning! 2/27/2020 Then he stretched himself out on the boy three times and cried to the Lord, “O Lord my God, let this boy’s life return to him!” The Lord heard Elijah’s cry. 1 Kings 17:21-22a NIV Is there no balm of Gilead? Is there no physician there! Why then is there no healing for the wound of my people? Jeremiah 8:22 NIV There is a balm in Gilead to make the wounded whole, there is a balm in Gilead to heal the sin-sick soul. (traditional African-American spiritual) From wikipedia: The “balm in Gilead” is a reference from the Old Testament, but the lyrics of this spiritual refer to the New Testament concept of salvation through Jesus Christ. The Balm of Gilead is interpreted as a spiritual medicine that is able to heal Israel (and sinners in general)

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Date: 2/29/2020 1:00:00 AM
Inspirationally done; well done, aptly done, spiritually done.
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Date: 2/27/2020 1:35:00 PM
- A glorious poem, Kim :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 2/27/2020 6:48:00 PM
Thanks, Anne-Lise!