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Devotional Poetry, Biblical Poems
From Bible Teacher, Pastor Kenneth L. Birks

Clearing the Clutter

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Devotional Poetry, Biblical Poems

Biblical Poetry
Early in 2017, I felt prompted by the Lord to start writing Biblically oriented poetry that is intended to encourage, build faith and draw believers into more of a love for God's Word. This is something I've never attempted before, but felt very drawn to it by the Lord. In obedience to Him, I have sensed a whole new realm of God's grace as I have begun to write in this way. I hope you enjoy them.

Clearing the Clutter
By Ken L. Birks

With desire to move forward we often remain stuck in a mold.

What is it that prevents us from laying hold?

What is it from the past that clutters the path that must be removed?

Strongholds of envy, unforgiveness, shame, dishonest gain and more, clutter.

They all stand in the way cluttering our path, as we reach forward, unmoved.


Immobilized, we cry out for help, screaming for freedom and liberty.

In desperation, we look at the clutter and see it's damaging negativity.

A voice from within says, acknowledge and confess to another and grow.

The helper comes to show the way and point out the clutter that must go.

As thoughts are brought into alignment with His, new strength will overflow.

With honest recognition and repentance comes ability to forgive and let go.


With new found determination and resolve, thoughts are brought into captivity.

As new thoughts swirl around in the mind, we go forth with dignity.

Mighty weapons for tearing down strongholds are given from above.

The old strongholds now break free as freedom and liberty come to release.

With the taste of freedom, faith arises for that which must be laid hold of.

Destiny and purpose are now within reach as vision fills the mind with peace.


A new fire has been ignited with the old chaff used for kindling.

As the past is left behind and forgotten, new vision reaches ahead.

It presses forward toward the goal for the prize of the upward call.

To this end we now strive according to His power working in us mightily.

No longer stuck in a mold, the clutter removed, we move forward heartily.

For it is God who works in is to will and do for His good pleasure.



This poem expresess the importance of dealing with the strongholds in our lives that do nothing but clutter our spirit as we try to move forward in God's grace.

Scripture references: Philippians 2:13, 3:12, 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, Psalm 34:6, James 5:16, 2 Corinthians 2:-11, 10:4, Ephesians 1:17-19, Matthew 3:11-12, Philippians 3:14, Ephesians 3:20, Colossians 1:29, Philippians 2:13.

Current Poems

1.   Looking Out My Window - January 30, 2017

2.   On the Horizon - February 10, 2017

3.  The Goodness of God - February 23, 2017

4.   Authority From on High - March 4, 2017

5.   Grace that Leads - March 6, 2017

6.   The Peace of God - March 11, 2017

7.   The Voice - March 16, 2017

8.    You are Always There - March 21, 2017

9.    Caught in Pursuit of a Lost Soul - March 23, 2017

10.  Standing at the Crossroads - March 24, 2017

11.  In You Alone - March 27, 2017

12.  Clearing the Clutter - March 29, 2017

13.  Journey Into the Invisible Realm - March 31

14.  Knowing God - April 9, 2017


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The Journey by Ken BirksThe Journey:
Discovering the Invisible Path

By Kenneth L. Birks

The goal of this book is to give you, as a Christian, a glimpse into the path God has purposed for your life and to help you seize your destiny and purpose. In doing so, you will be able to live the role created for you. Whether you are just starting out on your journey, anywhere in the middle, or have become detoured and lost your way, this practical guidebook will help shine the light on the invisible path that not only leads to God’s goodness and experiencing His kingdom within, but also to the greatest adventure of your life.

Comment: The Journey is your GPS for the Bible. The problem is solved. The riddle is deciphered. Like a trusted guide, Ken makes complex concepts simple and masterfully unpacks the Bible’s greatest mysteries. He provides a sure foundation upon which to build a lifetime of insight.—Francis Anfuso

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