Secret Strength is what we get from You
in a way You have designed just for us.
We are not to share that secret strength,
so as not to arm the enemy who’s unjust.
Those secrets are special to You,
sacred to the relationship we have.
You want to be first and only to trust.
You don’t want what’s good to become bad.
Those secret faults are weapons too
for the enemy who seeks to destroy.
While we are to search them and know them,
the enemy uses them to steal our joy.
Bottom line… what’s just between us
is secret, sacred, and precious to You.
Keeping that discretion is a safeguard
against any who hate my being true.
Please forgive me for times when I have
betrayed, revealed, and unveiled.
Please help me to always remember
to guard, discern, and hide
what You, my Jealous God, do not want me to tell.
2-19-15 Written by Gail Brookshire