from repeated thunder invokes purifying fear
a reverence and awe of the Creator.
from the depths of the earth...
manifest by God, gives fear birth.
Word comes... Joy! ...It shocks them all!
sacrifice, and cup, are not let fall.
thunder roll and terror spread.
face any threat or danger undaunted.
we learn to use fear as motivation
can justify reason for joy and celebration.
countenance, from which fear is deflected,
the spirit that carries the anointed.
we remain composed, and reverent,
a spirit that is not hesitant.