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The four anchors during the storms of life

by Royston

Sometimes sad things happen during our life
they flare up suddenly causing us strife.
No stars or sun shine during night or day
so four anchors we drop to hold our stay.

The first anchor is the Teaching of the Lord
for we all believe and trust in His Word
knowing that He is aware of our plight
and that we are never out of His sight.

In Fellowship we link our shields of faith
braving the storm together we feel safe.
Love for each other is an anchor sweet
and united we seek the storms' defeat.

Then Prayer's anchor we lower away
for we know that Jesus likes us to pray
and feel that He is with us in the boat
and that He's able to keep us afloat.

After Breaking Bread we then share the Cup
remembering that Jesus never gave up.
Anchored in the One who rose from the grave
knowing He is mighty and strong to save.

Then the storm subsides and the sorrows cease
as He gives to us His heavenly peace
and the healing balm that Jesus can bring
reaches the depths of our inmost being.

We feel Him lift us out of our despair
and rest in the calm of His presence there.
Then gazing into His wonderful face
deep soothing within our spirit takes place.

As His arms enfold us in love we sense
the preciousness of His wondrous presence,
and while resting in His loving embrace,
once more the world's challenges we can face.

Acts 27:29 - Then, fearing lest we should run aground on the rocks, they dropped four anchors from the stern, and prayed for day to come.Acts 2:42 - And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in the breaking of brea

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