Exiles in Babylon – Revised April 17, 2017 ShareThree exiled Jews refused to obey the King of Babylon and bow down to his golden image. This poem is an interpretation of part of the book of Daniel, in the Bible.
In the land of Judah, Jehoiakim reigned.
But, in his ...
The Choice December 13, 2016 ShareThis poem was initially titled “A Few Cans Of Food And Some Bottles Of Water.” I have revised and improved it.
Some cans of food and some jugs of water
You’ve got a gun and a garden out back
A way to save ...
Be Not Misled – Revised December 12, 2016 ShareThis poem is based on Matthew (chapter 24) from the Bible. It tells about the end of the age and Christ’s return.
As Jesus was leaving the temple that day
His disciples came to show without delay
The grandeur of the temple and ...
Can These Pages Live? December 4, 2016 ShareThis poem was inspired by some verses from the Bible.
He said to me, “Son of man, can these bones live?”
(Ezekiel 37:3 NASB)
Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our adequacy is ...
Your Life Is Based On Shifting Sand December 2, 2016 ShareThis poem is for people who think they can hide their evil and who think that evil makes them strong.
Attacking, mocking, killing foes
Your pride does swell as power grows
Though watching over all the land
Your life is based on shifting sand
The Beast April 24, 2016 ShareThis poem is about the beast of guilt and fear.
The repressed beast sleeps
In the heart that keeps
Its guilt hid away
And does not allay
The resulting fear
That judgment is near
People have a mask
With the simple task
Of hiding the beast
But guilt is a ...
Atonement Without Sacrifice January 3, 2016 ShareThis poem was inspired by the section called “Atonement without Sacrifice” in the book A Course in Miracles.
Concerning the atonement
We must practice discernment
The atonement is a concept
Into which some errors have crept
In order to have consistent perception
We must eradicate all ...
The Last Days December 15, 2015 ShareBut, “Ah, Lord GOD!” I said, “Look, the prophets are telling them, ‘You will not see the sword nor will you have famine, but I will give you lasting peace in this place.'” Then the LORD said to me, “The ...
When The Veil Is Removed From Our Eyes December 15, 2015 ShareAnd on this mountain He will swallow up the covering which is over all peoples, Even the veil which is stretched over all nations. (Isaiah 25:7 NASB)
When the veil is removed from our eyes
What could we experience but surprise?
All these ...
If Loss Were Real June 25, 2015 ShareIf loss were real anywhere
Then life would be unfair
If loss were really the truth
Then despair would end our youth
Death cannot take what is eternal
If we put our hope in rotting skin
Then no one can ever hope to win
For death ...