Tag Archives: the Kingdom of God

The King’s Palace… or The River of No Return

Salmon River aka The River of no return (Photo by Michael Clark)

Salmon River aka The River of No Return – (Photo by Michael Clark)

Once upon a time there was a King who had a Son
And His beloved Son withal was His only one
They erst lived far away in a realm of only day

Where Light is, Love and everything
Of which no human could have dreamed
Delight and bliss, no dark shade there

But one day they said, “We will share
Our divine life with man on earth
Through incarnation and new birth.”

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Like Little Children…

Crossing the Jordan... (Photo by Susanne Schuberth)

Crossing the Jordan… 😉
(Photo by Susanne Schuberth)

A child, so humble and so bold
To rise against unrighteous cold
Unkind and loveless heresy,
Is hard to find apparently

Instead you see them quarrelling
About what’s right or wrong, they cling
To doctrine, dogma ill-conceived
And leave their audience deeply grieved

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There is Hope of Redemption Ahead

There is hope of deliverance ;-)  (Photo by Susanne Schuberth)

There is always hope…
(Photo by Susanne Schuberth)

Like a light in the dark
That leaves merely a spark
So is hope not in vain
Although all goes insane

If God puts to the test
Those to who’ll manifest
His great love and goodwill
So you see time stands still

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Behold, the new has come…

After a long winter..... (Photo by Susanne Schuberth)
After a long winter…..
(Photo by Susanne Schuberth)

Like a blank sheet of paper
Perfected by His scraper
The new man knows not who he was
Before he has been freed for cause

It seems there never was a man
Who thought of sin and how he can
Escape from this life’s evil fates
And find on earth safe haven’s gates

That open up and help him run
From wickedness and all that’s done
By man who knows not what will be
As soon as God has set him free

Behold, His Kingdom’s Promised Land
Is reached by those who understand
That it has always been that close
As their own breath is to their nose


 Jesus answered them,

“Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who practices sin is a slave to sin. The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son remains forever. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.” (Jn 8:34-36 ESV)

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. (2 Cor 5:17 ESV)

What do we know?

Songs of Songs - THE Love Story (Picture taken from https://helpmeunderstandall.files.wordpress.com)

Songs of Songs – THE Love Story (Picture taken from https://helpmeunderstandall.files.wordpress.com)

As long as all that what we know
Comes from this earth, from down below
From seeing all as if a show
As it was always, long ago

The truth behind cannot be seen
Unless we fluctuate between
The unseen realm where king and queen
Already live redeemed and clean

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The Beloved of God

Churches in Salzburg (Photo by Paul Schuberth)

Churches in Salzburg (Photo by Paul Schuberth)

There is a church that is unseen
It has no building, pew or screen
To display things of churchly life
Instead, this church is called His wife

You join that church by entering
Into Christ through surrendering
All that you have and what you are
To Jesus who’s the Morning Star

He’ll strip your self off from the heart
And nakedness will be the start
Of fellowship you didn’t know
As long as you sat in a row

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Embracing the Fire

Fire Love (04 Galaxy Note - Wallpaper)

Fire Love (04 Galaxy Note – Wallpaper)

Be captured by sheer flames of Him
Who fills His vessels to the brim
With burning passion, love, and more
And wounds their hearts down to the core
Enabling them to embrace love
That flows in rivers from above
Flooding and sealing those who keep
These treasured pearls in their hearts deep
Eternal fire might consume
Grave, desert, and the barren womb
Till Heaven’s gates have opened up
And rivers flow to fill the cup
With all that makes our life worthwhile
With ecstasy beyond the aisle
Since there’s no marriage here on earth
That could display this union’s worth

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An Open Mind

Jesus of Nazareth (Film by Franco Zeffirelli)

Jesus of Nazareth (Film by Franco Zeffirelli)

The purpose of an open mind, like an open mouth, is to close on something solid.

(G.K. Chesterton)

It’s good to have an open mind
For prejudice‘s not hard to find
Though men need too an open heart
To love the others worlds apart

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