Category Archives: Christian poetry

Religious self-protection is a rejection of true freedom in Christ.

E. Stanley Jones said: “Jesus was crucified because He wouldn’t conform to a system.” (Jones was an American Methodist missionary to India in the mid-twentieth century.) True freedom in Christ is much more than a system, form, or formula. A … Continue reading

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You can live by the Spirit everywhere

To “live by the Spirit”And “not quench the Spirit”Is to fully yield yourselfTo be carried by the currentAs the Spirit flowsLike inner riversAlive with the powerAnd presence of GodAnd blowsLike a mighty rushing windFrom deep withinYour surrendered heart. The more … Continue reading

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The more I lower myself the more God’s power flows

The more I discernThe glory of the LordThe less my self-concernAnd the more I learnTo trust Him. The more I denyMyselfTo followJesusThe more ILearn to relyOn Him daily. The moreI lowerMyself,The moreGod’s powerCan flow. The more I hungerTo know God … Continue reading

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Refreshing inner rivers

When you ask Jesus To enter your heart And lay down your life To His full control Refreshing rivers Start to freely flow From deep within you Streaming awareness And revelations, Inner reality Beyond your belief. I move my mouth … Continue reading

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God is non-fiction — worship Him & see

Worship isn’tThe posture we takeOr the noise we makeIt’s when we forsakeOur focus on selfAnd allow God to rakeOur heart with His presenceAnd make us wide awakeTo His reality. AnyplaceYou open your heartIn honest and humbleAdoration of GodBecomes a placeOf … Continue reading

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So-so Christianity?

Jesus doesn’t sow so-so Christianity If we want to really growIn Christ the LordIt’s not enough to studyUntil we knowA lot of Bible information.We need to allow Jesus,The living WordTo plant and sow,Fertilize and hoe,And cause His seedsTo take deep … Continue reading

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Snake! Watch your step!

Snaky thinking says:“If it looks tasty, try it,”And asks us the question,“Did God really say not to eat it?”But choice without conscience(God’s truth in our heart),And self-steps without obedience(Based solely on ownDesires, feelings, and knowledge)Open our free willTo the deceptive … Continue reading

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Living on eagle time

–Be an inner eagle–There are uplifting currentsHidden in your mindAnd undetected in your heart,Thoughts of hopeAnd rising streamsOf inner warmth,That can lift your spiritAnd keep it highLike an eagleSailing on the invisibleUpdrafts of the sky.Extend your inner wings wideAnd begin … Continue reading

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Praying below the ceiling

Even when you feelLike your prayers don’t goAs high as the ceilingThat’s okay becauseThe Spirit of Christ isLower than the ceiling,Working inside His followersAnd actively revealingHis presence and powerOn our level.In the name ofJesus Christ of NazarethRise up and walk … Continue reading

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Church-swap Sunday idea

Let all the Christians(Including the preachers)On a certain SundayIn a particular townAsk God to send themTo a church other thanThe one they normally attendAnd when they gatherSay and doWhatever the risen JesusTells them to.Would that be chaos or glory?I believe … Continue reading

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