Heaven and Earth Shaken
Heaven and earth are being shaken,
That much better things may be.
Souls are being stirred and awakened…
To things of eternity.
Temporal things sometimes are taken,
Only for a greater gain,
That those things which cannot be shaken…
May forevermore remain.
Professing Christians are being tried,
And their faith in Jesus proved.
As this world is shaking far and wide…
Genuine faith is unmoved.
Our God is loving, and very near,
Yet, He’s a consuming fire;
Let us serve with reverential fear…
And to greater heights aspire.
When storms are raging around us, friend,
We have the grace to endure.
The kingdom of our God is within…
Unmovable and secure.
His people shall not be forsaken,
With Christ, we shall ever reign…
As all Heaven and Earth are Shaken…
His great kingdom shall remain.
“Now he hath promised, saying, Yet once
more I shake not the earth only,
but also heaven. And this word, Yet once more, signifieth the removing
those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those
which cannot be shaken may remain. Wherefore we receiving a kingdom
which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God
acceptably with reverence and godly fear; For our God is a consuming