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Jesus

He came to us in the night 
born in a stable, long ago, 
with only the stars for light 
a sign of heaven's glow; 
wrapped in a blanket 
and warmed by love 
he became a sign 
of God's descending dove. 

He came to teach 
of a new word of God, 
one of mercy and of love 
and with a promise from above, 
He healed the sick 
and cured the lame 
gave sight to the blind 
and raised the dead; 
He was the Son of God, 
the one true Lamb, 
sent to us all 
from that night in a stall. 

Jesus was his name, 
Immanuel - God with us, 
the Prince of Peace; 
but a jealous and frightened few 
incited the people into a stew 
and beat and tormented him 
and nailed him to a tree, 
so he died without any blame 
that we might be free of our shame; 
but, God raised him from the dead 
and overcame all strife 
that we in turn might have eternal life. 

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  1. Date: 5/29/2012 3:41:00 PM
    lovley poem

  1. Date: 2/27/2012 2:56:00 AM
    Ahh. an ode to the Prince of Peace.

  1. Date: 12/14/2011 6:03:00 PM
    very fitting for the season, even though it looks like this was posted a while back! It is a very nice one, keep being inspired!

  1. Date: 10/31/2011 7:58:00 PM
    Richard, Richard, Richard....oh my LORD...nothing more for me to say.

  1. Date: 9/27/2011 10:51:00 AM
    This is a beautiful poem of faith, Richard, I am also a person of great faith so I enjoyed it very much. I read on your blog about your upcoming publication of poetry, bravo, to you, that is a big step, I am sure it will be a big success too~~ Constance

  1. Date: 9/4/2011 8:50:00 AM
    Good always to have a reminder of what it's all about Richard. Have a great Lord's day,

  1. Date: 8/28/2011 10:54:00 PM
    Your love shines through with this tender verse Richard. I am touched by the message you give!

  1. Date: 8/21/2011 3:07:00 PM
    Great testimony of your faith..Sara

    Moriarty Avatar Richard Moriarty
    Date: 8/21/2011 4:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    It's not hard to write about someone whom you love, thank you.
  1. Date: 8/20/2011 5:38:00 PM
    A favorite of mine. Nice job! Caryl Ramsdale