THE PATH OF THE JUST (POEM AND BIBLE VERSES)
Hurray! My lovely niece celebrates her birthday today! As is my custom, I want to bless her with a poem. I pray the blessing reaches you the reader too in Jesus’ name.
(Related: Happy Birthday, Dearest! – Poem)
The Path of the Just
The path of the just keeps shining brighter
The path appointed by their Maker
That path though ever straight and narrow
Will often lead to a great tomorrow
May your feet abide the course
May you win the tempter’s wars
May you find the treasure trove
Positioned by the Father’s love
I pray your life fulfils your purpose
To tell each person what he owes
A debt of love to the One who died
To bring him o’er to the Father’s side
Ⓒ Edith Ugochi Ohaja 2018
A very happy birthday to you, my darling! Here’s to better years ahead!
(Related: You Will Always Be Blessed! – Poem)
“… the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day” – Proverbs 4:18.
“… strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it” – Matthew 7:14.
“Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men!” – Psalm 31:19
“Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world” – 1 John 4:4.
“And I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the Lord, which call thee by thy name, am the God of Israel” – Isaiah 45:3.
“Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations” – Jeremiah 1:5.
“… he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again.
“And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation;
“Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God” – 2 Corinthians 5:15, 18, 20.
The scriptures in this post are from the King James Version of the Holy Bible.
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