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The Good Steward

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A speaker stood before the crowd,

Shouting loudly so all was heard.

In the audience sat a young man,

So straining to hear every word.


Was this day a young lad decided,

Then was a time to serve the Lord.

Felt that his life was steady enough,

Everything was now to be in accord.


He was determined, a strong devotion,

Had at that time decided to volunteer.

Giving service preaching for the Lord,

And in this choice was most sincere.


As time moved on, this Man of God,

His life grew much stronger, indeed.

Certain in that this so chosen task,

Was to win more souls, to succeed.



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He traveled all over the whole world,

The great evangelist, winning many.

Setting a great example all to live by,

For everyone, never denied by any.


A messenger who felt heaven sent,

A representative for all that as good.

Giving all people the keenest vision,

In sharing and caring, as they should.


Over the years this preacher's precepts,

Every cause and advice to be admired.

As a teacher of Christ's ways, himself,

The many followers he had so inspired.


Fine leaders, aristocrats of the globe,

Then all did call on him for his advice.

They all knew he had the best answers,

His to give and were always precise.


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His own children so believed in him,

Following his footsteps to the Lord.

Both decided to be as like-servants,

For their own father, they so adored.


Was just one year less than a century,

The time this good man's light to shine.

His Father in Heaven wanted him near,

For he was also His son, so very fine.

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© 2018 whonunuwho

Comments

whonunuwho (author) from United States on June 24, 2020:

A day to share. Blessings. whonu

whonunuwho (author) from United States on March 03, 2018:

I would like to thank God for sending such a good steward to us and for all he has done. whonu

whonunuwho (author) from United States on February 23, 2018:

Thank you my friend and many blessings. whonu

Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on February 23, 2018:

Truly inspirational. Bill Graham had a long and blessed life and now can reap the rewards.

whonunuwho (author) from United States on February 23, 2018:

Thank you for your nice comments, my friend. Many blessings. whonu

Michael-Milec on February 22, 2018:

Indeed, Dr.Billy Graham has served as a Good Steward telling the whole world of love of Jesus, inviting sinners to repent and be saved... Glory be to God.