Category Archives: Poetry for Christians

Fear: False Evidence Appearing Real

False Evidence Appearing Real Sometimes, if God has called us to do something according to His will, we are afraid. We imagine all of these obstacles and hindrances that stand in our way. But a lot of times, it’s simply … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Joy

Jesus Others You Above is an acrostic that shows the priorities of a Christian—listed in order—to find true joy. The beauty of an acrostic is that they’re so easily remembered; I first heard this JesusOthersYou acrostic nearly ten years ago, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Life

Always Living In View of Eternity There a two kinds of life: there is physical life, which we share with plants and animals, and then there is the truest and most enduring kind of life: spiritual life. To be truly … Continue reading

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Christ arose on Easter Day!

Here’s a poem in celebration of Easter written by Phillips Brooks. It was originally written as a carol, but it doubles well simply as a poem without the music. Tomb, thou shalt not hold Him longer; Death is strong, but … Continue reading

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Ego and Arguments

Edging God Out This acrostic spells out exactly what man does in his pride: a man’s ego is just another name for his pride. Pride has a tendency to lift a man up higher than he ought to be lifted: … Continue reading

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Faith Acrostic

Forsaking All I Trust Him This saying is a very good and memorable acrostic. Moses did the very same thing in His own lifetime: By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as … Continue reading

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Life's Instruction Manual

Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth I once saw a little plaque with a picture of a Bible on it, and under it were the words: “When all else fails, read the instructions.” And I thought, “when all else fails!?” We … Continue reading

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