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Away With the Manger ~ Re-posted ~

 Away with the manger,
no need for a bed
the birth of our Savor
is best left unsaid.

The unbeliever’s of the world,
look down from their nose
when the name of our Lord Jesus
on them we impose.

The masses are in agreement,
saying CHRISTmas is a mistake
but covetousness for the season
they will never forsake.

We love thee materialism,
we love thee so much
and to their credit card idols
they bow down and clutch.

Be clear to say happy holidays,
season greetings to you
but don’t mention the babes name
or you they may sue.

They bless all of their goodies,
their toys and their playthings
but want nothing to do with the gift
that the sweet baby Jesus – brings!

~~~~~~~~~~

Luke 2:12
King James Version

“And this shall be a sign unto you;
Ye shall find the babe wrapped
in swaddling clothes,

lying in a manger.

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


Temple Sale ~

create-in-me-a-clean-heart CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I’m cleaning my spiritual house,
its become quite a mess . . .
in it there is so much junk
I must be honest and confess.

It’s so crammed and packed,
the Holy Spirit cannot dwell
so I’m going to be having me
a temple clearing sale.

Over time it’s gotten crowded,
with worthless things I ensue
Lord, I promise when I’m done
there’ll be only room for You.

So, I’m sifting through my stuff,
all my material possessions
getting rid of anything . .
that has become an obsession.

I’m cleaning my spiritual house,
so I can have some extra space
where God can come and fill it . . .
with more, of His daily grace!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

 1 Peter 2:5

“Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house,
 an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices,
acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.”

King James Version
by Public Domain


Things, Things, Things ~

Things, things, things . . .
they are everywhere
their causing me grief
misery and despair.

Things, taking up my time,
running my life too
things that are keeping me
from the “thing” I should do.

Things, cluttering up my mind,
taking over my thoughts
things people give me
things that I have bought.

Things, taking me from God,
wasting instead time with them
things ruining my relationship
idols God would condemn.

Things, things, things,
who needs them anymore
getting rid of all my  things
and then God I’ll not ignore!

~~~~~~~

Colossians 3:2
King James Version

“Set your affection on things above,
not on things on the earth.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


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