Took A Miracle
an Air Force pilot with the nickname of Deacon is quite unusual, but
that was the case with John W. Peterson. This nickname was given to him
because, every morning while in the military service, he read his New
devotional periods stood Peterson in good stead when he flew the China
Hump. He later said, During those long, lonely flights I had wonderful
opportunity for meditation and prayer. It always seemed that the Lord
was very near. Perhaps there is no greater display of Godís power and
handiwork than the Himalayan Mountains.
often as I flew, while observing the rugged terrain below and the
glories of the heavens above, I was overwhelmed by the power of our
Creator and the glory of his creation in general.
the thought gripped me that the same God who created this universe with
its never-ending wonders was the God who loved me and sent his only
begotten Son to take my place on the cross.
Peterson said: ďI was quite overwhelmed as I began to think of these
two aspects of Godís power and love; and suddenly, the words of a new
song began to form in my heart. Within a very short time, I was
sketching the words and melody of a new song.Ē
(1) My Father is omnipotent,
And that you can't deny;
A God of might and miracles-
'Tis written in the sky.
a miracle to put the stars in place,
It took a miracle to hang the world in space;
But when He saved my soul,
Cleansed and made me whole,
It took a miracle of love and grace!
(2) Though here His glory has been shown,
We still can't fully see
The wonders of His might, His throne-
'Twill take eternity.
(3) The Bible tells us of His power
And wisdom all way through,
And every little bird and flower
Are testimonies too.