God Is Still On The Throne

Virginia Brandt

How sweet the memory as a child
when disappointments came
My mother’s faith and courage sweet,
that put my own to shame.
For in the time of trouble deep
my faith would weaken sore,
While hers just seemed to thrive on trials
and only grow the more.
And then it was I’d hear her say
as my doubts took to wings.
“Why, God is Still upon the Throne

But , after years, I wandered from
the shrine at mother’s knee:
For seeming wise and learned men
had clearly shown to me
That such a simple, childlike faith
was now quite obsolete,
Belonging just to ages past,
today – for fools ‘twas meet.
“All this”, they said, “is only myth
and from gross ignorance springs,
That God is Still upon the Throne,

Their way seemed well in weather fail
but Oh! When troubles came
It didn’t meet the need at all –
‘twas such a futile game.
“Now just hold on”, the scoffer said,
“there’s nothing else to do.”
But that was just the trouble when
there was naught to hold on to.
For I had lost the simple faith,
that such assurance brings,
That God is Still upon the Throne,

So I turned back with eager heart
to the old-fashioned way:
And now I KNOW that God is real,
no matter what they say,
For better proof could not be had
than truly answered prayer,
And answered too in such a way
as to know – God is there.
And where is greater happiness
than the peace that this truth brings
That God is Still upon the Throne,


About Simple Truth

We are sorry to have to suggest that we have a whole generation these days that has been, in a sense, spiritually castrated from birth. If you feel you are in a wilderness and that something is seriously missing from your life, then this could be the place for you. Our hope here is to offer some simple explanations as well as some simple realities, addressing the spiritual need in all.
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