Category Archives: Scriptures I have paraphrased as poetry

RAHAB’S DAY

A poetic narrative Once again her imagination was drawn to the legendary beauty of the fair land of Canaan that stretched beyond the confines of this Jordan Valley. How often had her visitors described the spacious regions of rolling hills … Continue reading

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King David’s Song of Ultimate Victory

King David’s Song of Ultimate Victory (2 Samuel 22; Psalm 18) A.I love you, YHWH, my shield and deliverer (Psalm 18:1-6) 1. YHWH I love you, you are my Strength. YHWH’s my Rock of Defence … and Deliverer; 2. my … Continue reading

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OH! VISIT US AGAIN (Habakkuk 3)

I. Its Setting (2:20 – 3:1) YHWH sits enthroned within his home beyond; let earth’s inhabitants pause – hold their breath – in silent, awesome wonder before His Majesty. Your spokesman Habakkuk responds in such a way in this reflective … Continue reading

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ENTHRONEMENT PROCESSIONAL (Psalm 68)

I. Assembling – Victory Shout (v 1-3) Let God . . . rise . . . up! May his foes be scattered! Yes! may all who hate him flee his awesome presence. May your gusts of breath clear the smoke … Continue reading

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HEAVEN’S HISTORY-MAKING WORSHIP

HEAVEN’S HISTORY-MAKING WORSHIP (Experienced in Four Dramatic Apocalyptic Visions) ACT I: The Drama of the Seven-Sealed Scroll Scene 1: Worship of the Creator – Who ‘was’ (4:1-11) As I looked in my vision I presently saw the portal to heaven, … Continue reading

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RECORDED DELIVERY TO THE ALGARVE

RECORDED DELIVERY TO THE ALGARVE Inspired by James chapter 1, New Living Translation To all my scattered relatives in Christ, your brother James sends greetings heartily. Troubles are sure to visit you – that is a fact of life – … Continue reading

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DEBORAH’S SONG OF TRIUMPH

When the princes of Israel take the lead, when the people willingly offer themselves, Yahweh, the Lord, be praised! Listen, you rulers! Hear this, you kings! I will sing to the Lord, I will sing; music will make to Israel’s … Continue reading

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APPOINTMENT WITH DESTINY

Come, meet my uninvited guest: though who he is I did not know, this first-time visitor portrayed with swift brush strokes the full array of my repeated blundering. I traced too long life’s high-hedged maze, burst through its several hopeful … Continue reading

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