God Poem

When searching for God, there's no need to look far. God is beside you wherever you are.

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Searching For God

John P. Read © more by John P. Read

Published by Family Friend Poems May 2019

When searching for God,
There's no need to look far.
He's not in the clouds
Or some far away star.

He doesn't hide in the shadows,
Even though he's hard to see.
God resides in the minds
Of those who believe.

Our bodies are a temple,
So be good; never stray.
Be truthful and honest.
Praise God every day.

For God is your spirit.
God is your soul.
God's in your heart.
God is love; this I know.

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ABOUT THE POET:

John Peter Read was born in the East End of London in 1948. He was brought up by his Nan and mother, as his father left home when he was 5 years old. At the age of 15, John left school with just a basic education. While in school, he wrote little rhymes just for fun. A couple of his religious poems were published by the Christian church in...

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  • Yannik Putsch by Yannik Putsch
  • 3 years ago

Dear John,
Thank you so much for this short poem. I love the description "God is love, this I know" as it's closely connected to the Bible verse in John 4:7-21. (A verse I really connect to.)

Dear Yannik,
I'm so pleased you liked my poem. Thank you for your time and heart-warming comment.

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