On your knees…

Certain thoughts are prayers.
There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body,
the soul is on its knees.

Victor Hugo

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“On your knees…”

A command that conjures many an image in one’s mind…depending on your age or experiences….

“On your knees…”

A command often dictated by one who is about to behead or otherwise kill another.

“On your knees…”

A common urban phrase used predominantly by a hip hop culture for the demeaning demand that another,
most often a woman, perform a lewed act.

“On your knees…”

A command given once by kings as they prepared to knight their subjects.

“On you knees…”

Children were once known to learn at their mother’s knee.

“On your knees…”

A sign of submission.
As in someone commanding another to…beg…
Begging for mercy,
or for one’s own life…

Yet for me,
upon my knees…
is the only place I long to be…

Therefore God exalted him to the highest place
and gave him the name that is above every name,
that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow,
in heaven and on earth and under the earth,
and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord,
to the glory of God the Father.

2 Philippians 2:9-11

15 comments on “On your knees…

  1. Lynda says:

    “Yet for me,
    upon my knees…
    is the only place I long to be…”
    Amen!!!

  2. I ditto what Lynda said! I only get on my knees for two reasonsl One is for the Lord and the other is to work in my flowerbeds. Love and hugs, N πŸ™‚ ❀

  3. SLIMJIM says:

    Wow so much different performance is done on one’s knees. But the one we want or want most is the last one before the Lord!

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