Shifting Sands of Time
By Ken L Birks
Living in a
world with many turbulences and
disorders, we navigate.
the shifting sands of time, our cultures
are often in unrest and havoc.
unbelief, violence, wickedness and
corruption rage on, we’re tested.
Holding fast to our confession, we stand
in shifting sands, invested.
Without wavering, we press on to solid
ground, keeping us protected.
foundations in testing, lives built on
the Rock remain secure.
Standing in unbelief and disobedience,
lives built upon sand won't endure.
foolish build on the shifting sands of
time only to be led astray.
in the collective reasoning of time,
they stand without hope.
end, the shifting sands give way to the
fullness of Satan’s way.
way to the shifting sands of time,
hearts grow cold, deception takes over,
leading them to denounce.
in their desires, they march on,
foolishly to their own destruction.
Marching to what’s seemingly right in
their own eyes, they’re led astray.
Leaving paths of trouble to the
righteous ones, they march on.
torrent of unbelief at hand, they come
as brutal despisers of good.
the shifting sands of time,
righteousness is considered evil.
evil is considered as good, they
demonstrate their wanton desires.
depart from the faith as blasphemers and
slanderers have their way.
deceiving spirits and doctrines of
devils are released, many are prey.
sound doctrine, as the sands of time
shift, we’re secure in Him.
watchful in all things, we don’t give
heed to doctrines of demons.
diligent by rightly dividing the truth,
we stand in His righteousness.
Shunning profanity and vain babbling, we
stand as ungodliness increases.
righteousness, we depart from all
iniquity, standing on a solid
Jesus is preparing an eternal home,
gives hope to stand.
hope as an anchor for the soul, we’re at
peace with shifting sand.
the sands give way to a world falling
apart we have an anchor.
storm rages on, our hope in the eternal
is steadfast and sure.
hold fast to our confession of hope, He
who is faithful will deliver.
Scripture References: Hebrews
10:23, Matthew 7:24-27, Ephesians 2:12,
Matthew 24:12, Proverbs 14:12, 2 Timothy
3:12, John 1633, 2 Timothy 3:3, Isaiah
5:20, Ephesians 2:1-3, 2 Timothy
2:15-16, 19, 3:2, 1 Timothy 4:1, John
14:1-4, Hebrews 6:18-19.