Shifting Shadows of Time
By Ken L Birks
Living in a
world with many turbulences and
disorders, we navigate.
shadows of time, our cultures are often
in unrest and havoc.
violence, wickedness and corruption rage
on, we’re tested.
to our confession, we stand in shifting
wavering, we press on to solid ground,
keeping us protected.
foundations in testing, lives built on
the Rock remain secure.
unbelief and disobedience, lives built
on shadows won't endure.
build on the shifting shadows of time
only to be led astray.
Caught in the
collective reasoning of time, they stand
In the end,
the shifting shadows give way to the
fullness of Satan’s way.
way to the shifting shadows of time,
grow cold, deception takes over, leading
them to denounce.
their desires, they march on, foolishly
to their own destruction.
what’s seemingly right in their own
eyes, they’re led astray.
of trouble for the righteous ones, they
A torrent of
unbelief at hand, they come as brutal
despisers of good.
shifting shadows of time, righteousness
is considered evil.
While evil is
considered as good, they demonstrate
their wanton desires.
from the faith as blasphemers and
slanderers have their way.
spirits and doctrines of devils are
released, many are prey.
sound doctrine, as shadows 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.
profanity and vain babbling, we stand as
righteousness, we depart from all
iniquity, standing on a solid
Jesus is preparing an eternal home,
gives hope to stand.
With hope as
an anchor for the soul, we’re at peace
with shifting sand.
sands give way to a world falling apart
we have an anchor.
As the storm
rages on, our hope in the eternal is
steadfast and sure.
As we 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.