As humans, we’re creatures of habit, aren’t we? We have our special spots in the car and at the dinner table. We have our certain pew at church. But when a loved one dies, those spots become empty. Your friend’s chair is unused. Mom’s house stays undecorated. Grandma’s signature dish is missing. The arms that … More Death and Christmas
Pumpkin spice Tastes so nice In treats and lattes, Even pies! Coffee grounds And what drips down Magic brew; Life rebounds! Library books Home we took Can’t put them down Help! We’re hooked. My guitar We’ve traveled far When we sing Feel like a star Movies, games I’d like to blame For hours of fun … More I’m Thankful For . . .
1 Timothy 2:1-2 urges that we make “supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings . . . for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.” (ESV) So I know that I should be praying for the government, the … More A prayer for my government from Psalm 72
from Matthew 6:19-34 Verse 1: If I’ve got needs, my God meets them If I’ve got wants, my God unseats them If I’ve got sins, I repent If I’ve got God, I am content Chorus: Storing up my treasures in heaven Forgiving ’cause I’ve been forgiven Loving ’cause I am so loved My greatest treasure … More Treasure in Heaven
( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( O ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Pleasure’s Dragon ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( O … More Pleasure’s Dragon excerpt
Title: God’s Good in Joseph’s Journey Cast size: 30 (But could be done with as few as 10 if your actors are willing to double and triple up on roles) Performance time: 45 minutes Contains: 5 Acts and 3 original songs Synopsis Act I: Parents break the news to their children of an impending move … More Free Christian Play Script
from Zechariah 9:9-13 Verse 1 Prisoner down in sin’s dry pit Let Jesus set you free from it His shed blood: God’s covenant Restores your life when you repent Chorus Here comes our King, humble on a donkey If you think that sounds kind of funky That’s OK ’cause what you think don’t change Him … More Humble on a Donkey
My opinions matter to me But if I make them Of my own muck They are mud pies Only fit for flinging At the other children If, however, I form them From the berries of God’s truth Sweetened with God’s love Wrapped in the crust of Christ’s redemptive work Baked in the furnace of God’s … More In my opinion . . .
from Colossians 3:1-2 Verse 1 You are a gem in God’s collection He crafted you with deep affection Though you were flawed made His selection Chose you to wear His Son’s perfection Chorus Set your mind, set your mind on things above Fill your heart, fill your heart with God’s great love His righteousness fits … More Set Your Mind
Jesus Christ: God’s exact copy Existed before for all eternity It was through Him that God made everything Of heaven and earth He is the supreme King He made all things that we see with our eyes And invisible things of every shape and size Thrones, kingdoms, rulers and authorities Were made through Him and … More A poetical paraphrase of Colossians 1:15-21
from Hebrews 10: 35-39 & 12:2 Verse 1 Our faith does not shrink back When enemies come to attack Our faith grows and grows God will arise; defeat all foes Chorus Looking up to Jesus Faithful faith founder Looking up to Jesus Our faith’s perfector Verse 2 Are you sure God’s got your back? You’re … More Our Faith Does Not Shrink Back
Luke 10:9 Heal the sick in it and say to them, ‘The kingdom of God has come near to you.’ (ESV) Sickness sinks my spirit Sucks away my vim Feasts on me. Can’t forget This world was cursed by sin Healing like a portal Brings God’s kingdom down Bathes this basking mortal In the light of heaven’s Sun … More Ode to Flu Season