the first of the Epistles to the Colossians

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written by BeLinda Magee
(The “OLD TESTAMENT FACTS” poem can be found in the July archives)

As we enter the New Testament
These twenty-seven books are quite relevant,
That GOD’S HOLY WORD is excellent,
Are quite prevalent!!!

Relate the spiritual battle of good versus evil –
already won.
These four gospels testify of JESUS’ good news,
With this information, none of us should lose.

The work of the HOLY SPIRIT appears in the book of ACTS
Read how the men of GOD deliver the facts.
Have you received the HOLY GHOST, since you believed?
If you have not, you can freely receive.

Then follows the book of ROMANS
About Paul’s spiritual letter to them – he’s not a showman.
He described powerfully the HOLY SPIRIT vs. the flesh,
They had no excuse to be involved in carnal mess.

When Paul wrote books, 1st  & 2nd CORINTHIANS,
Surely, his letters were to saints and not barbarians.
We learn about JESUS’ teaching and GOD’S AMAZING GRACE
Which is more than enough to stay in this Christian race.

Next, Paul appeals in the book of GALATIANS,
The people there required an exorbitant amount of patience.
Instead of the HOLY SPIRIT, they dealt with the flesh,
Paul’s letter to them corrected that mess.

With the book of EPHESIANS
There are many reasons
That Paul’s letter to them
Was for all seasons.
Blessed is GOD who gives us spiritual blessings in heavenly places,
We still have, although, idiotic cases.

When Paul wrote to the PHILIPPIANS at Philippi,
He wanted them to rejoice thereby,
Knowing the ALMIGHTY GOD is nearby.
And to think on those things that are good and pleasant,
To be joyful, and not be depressant.

In the book of COLOSSIANS, Paul wrote to them as well,
He always had spiritual information to tell.
He wrote about seeking CHRIST and those things from above,
That JESUS CHRIST died for us and rose again -this is GREAT LOVE!

1st & 2nd TIMOTHY,

These books mention inspiration, and not sympathy.
This always fits in the Christian society,
About the coming of the LORD,
To pray and give thankfulness,
And to always preach GOD’S HOLY WORD.

What a great assignment for one to afford
Paul encourages TITUS as a companion in the LORD
The book’s emphasis was to express Christian duties,
So that there would be no calamities.

The letter of Paul in the book of PHILEMON
About a slave and master relationship – not a heathen.
This proposes a very good reason,
To be received by the church there with grace during any season.

Next comes HEBREWS where we learn more about CHRIST,
We are reminded that JESUS was the perfect sacrifice.
Examples of faith and to follow peace with all men,
This book contains powerful chapters – more than ten.

Then there is the poignant book of JAMES
Which reminds us that faith without works is dead.
Effective and intense prayer from the righteous,
Avails much to be witnessed and spread.

1st & 2nd PETER, a Leader,
1st & 2nd & 3rd JOHN, dearly Beloved,
These books were written by men of GOD.
Exhortations to holiness,
To be followers of CHRIST,
To keep GOD’S WORD,
And to love one another, not strife.

In that tiny book of JUDE,
The ungodly are crude,
The ungodly are lewd,
The ungodly are rude.

Last, but not least, is the book of REVELATION,
Where GOD gave John an elevation,
To reveal to the nations
CHRIST JESUS is coming again is his affirmation.
Whether you’re at home, in an auto, a building, a church, or bus station,

Copyright © BeLinda Magee. All Rights Reserved.



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Deuteronomy 8:3 says:

“…that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the LORD doth man live.”

Isaiah 40:8 says:

The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.”

Isaiah 55:11 says:

So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.

Psalm 119:11 says:

Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.”

Proverbs 30:5 says:
Every word of God is pure:he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.”

Luke 8:11 says:

“…:The seed is the word of God.”

John 1:1 says:
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 17:17 says:

Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.”

Ephesians 6:17 says:

“…, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:”

2 Timothy 2: 9 says:

“…; but the word of God is not bound.”

2 Timothy 3:16 says:

All scripture is given by inspiration of GOD, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:…”

Hebrews 4:12 says:

For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.”

James 1:22 says:
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.”

1 Peter 1:23 says:

Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.”

1 Peter 1:24-25 says:

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away:
But the word of the LORD endureth for ever.”

Happy Father’s Day

by BeLinda Magee

The gospel of John 3:16 exemplifies the greatest and superb unconditional LOVE that OUR HEAVENLY FATHER manifested for all mankind that can ever be.

Truly, GOD’S LOVE displays:

H oliness
A uthority
P reeminence
P ower
Y ou (in Christ JESUS)

F aithfulness
A cceptance
T ruth
H ealing
E ternity
R iches
S incerity

D epth
A liveness
Y es (to HIS WILL)

Copyright 2011 BeLinda Magee. All rights reserved.