Bible Verse, Christian Mom, faith, music, rhyme

Up a Tree

 

Sit and listen

he does speak

powerful words

nothing weak

common man?

Who is he?

something about Him

But he can’t see

stands up tall

hears His voice

sees a tree

makes a choice

doesn’t care

what they say

His reputation

doesn’t pay

Everyone scoffs

anyway

 

Sits on the edge

The branch, it sways

Looks over the heads

Immediately prays

Eyes connect

Sees His face

all his doubts

Have been erased

He feels his soul

For the very first time

His life is changing

feels sublime.

 

When He looked

into my eyes

my senses ignited

I Couldn’t hide

but then He said

(to everyone’s surprise)

HIs words are steady

breaking lines

smashing molds

set in place

forging a bridge

to heaven’s gates

Zacchaeus

you come down!

Tonight, with you I dine

and I accept, yet,

The crowd’s not fine

they holler and mock

the Lord’s great word

they scoff and jeer

as if they heard

him say, tonight,

with pigs I dine!

 

Let me tell you

who they see

I’m the lowest

I’m the beast

I rob from those

same as me

keep the riches

but wait, believe!

 

I’ll make it right

cause I found love

I found purpose

from the Lord above

I am the story

told so long

I am the one

in that song

The Wee Little Man

became God’s Tool

a legacy for others

actin’ a fool

proof that when

you make the choice

and listen to

God’s Great Voice

and change your life

follow the Lord

leave the sin

reap spiritual reward

that riches are greater

than silver n’ gold

eternally saved

By a story told

that shows the sinner

I too, can change!

In spite of what

The past deranged

 

A mind that’s set

on greater things

like what the joy

in heaven brings

Instead of chasing

a second here

Chase Eternal

Forever there.

 

Will you try

to see your way?

When you hear him

Calling to say

Follow me

leave the prior

Will you

Climb up higher?

 


Jesus and Zacchaeus
(Numbers 5:5-10)

1Then Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. 2And there was a man named Zacchaeus, a chief tax collector, who was very wealthy. 3He was trying to see who Jesus was, but could not see over the crowd, because he was small in stature. 4So he ran on ahead and climbed a sycamore tree to see Him, since Jesus was about to pass that way.

5When Jesus came to that place, He looked up and said, “Zacchaeus, hurry down, for I must stay at your house today.”

6So Zacchaeus hurried down and welcomed Him joyfully. 7And all who saw this began to grumble, saying, “He has gone to be the guest of a sinful man!”

8But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, “Look, Lord, half of my possessions I give to the poor, and if I have cheated anyone, I will repay it fourfold.”

9Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house, because this man too is a son of Abraham. 10For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”

 

silhouette photo of man leaning on heart shaped tree
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