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The Word Of God


There on the table side by side;
Is the Holy Bible and the TV Guide.
One is well worn but cherished with pride,
Not the Bible, but the TV Guide.
One is used to help folks decide,
No! It isn’t the Bible; it’s the TV Guide.
As pages are turned, what shall I see’
Oh, what does it matter, turn on the TV!
So I open the book in which I confide,
No, It isn’t the Bible, it’s the TV Guide.

The Word of God is so seldom read;
Maybe a verse before falling into bed;
Exhausted and sleepy and tired as can be,
Not from reading the Bible, but watching TV.
So, then back to the table, side by side,
Is the Holy Bible and the TV Guide.
I’ve scanned all its pages for days yet to come;
There’s nothing worth watching! But I’ll find some.
To-morrow will dawn another new day,
O will it again slip useless away


It’s one thing to read the Bible through;
Another thing to read to learn and do.
Some read it as their duty once a week,
But no instruction from the Bible seek.
Some read to bring themselves into repute
By showing others how they can dispute.
While others read, because their neighbours do
To see how long ’twill take to read it through.
Some read it for the wonders that are there;
How David killed a lion and a bear.
While others read it with uncommon care,
Hoping to find some contradiction there.
But, read it prayerfully and you will see,
Although men contradict, God’s words agree.
For what the early Bible prophets wrote,
We find that Christ and His apostles quote.
So trust no creed that trembles to recall
What has been penned by one and verified by all.
Author unknown


Thy word’s a lamp unto my feet
And guides my path aright
It leads where God and man can meet
Turns darkness into light.

God’s Word will cleanse a young man’s ways
It to it he takes heed
Make it his guide throughout his days
He will be blessed indeed.

Settled forever is Thy Word
It cannot broken be
‘Tis sharper than a two edged sword
And brings man to his knees.

God’s word shall never pass away
Jesus our Lord has said
‘Twill be man’s judge on judgement day
When heaven and earth have fled.


This is God’s own Holy Book
Daily in it’s pages look
If you’d know the joys of heaven
You must have your sins forgiven