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

The Fragrance of the Lord

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Biblical Poems, Devotional Poetry

Biblical Poetry
Biblically oriented poetry that is intended to encourage, build faith and draw believers into more of a love for God's Word. This poem expresses how God intially draws us unto Himself and plants our feet on the path of righteousness and what it means to unlock the keys to going further in our walk with Him.

 The Fragrance of the Lord
By Ken L. Birks

In the Garden before sin, the fragrance of the Lord was everywhere.
Fruits, flowers, trees, and plants filled the air with His sweet fragrance.
Mankind basked in the aroma of God’s presence until sin’s acquaintance.
With a distortion of senses gone wrong, sin is now found in every corner.
We now live in a world filled with the stench of sin’s pervasion in flagrance.

What the world needs is the fragrance of the Lord to fill all in all.
Stench arises out of the ashes of corrupt minds that have learned to hate.
They're caught up in the ploys of Satan as he spews foulness overall.
Christians caught up in the devil’s schemes spew out hostility to alienate.
With senses distorted, they no longer recognize true fragrance at all.

Where are those who intercede and cry out for the stench to be removed?
Where are the teachers and preachers who call for repentance, proved?
Where are the saints of God who are fed up with swimming in sewers?
Uncleanness fills the airwaves with the stench of Satan everywhere.
Isn't it time to call on the Lord to cleanse us from all that is impure?

It's up to us as God’s people to diffuse His fragrance to fill all in all.
Putting on Christ making no provision for the flesh, His fragrance releases.
With minds renewed according to His Word, we take on His nature.
Like the smell of fresh fruit filling the senses, the fruit of the Spirit refreshes.
Love, peace, joy, long-suffering, self control are a sweet smelling odor.

We are His hands and feet going forth filling the world with His fragrance.
As we walk as He walked, we are a sweet aroma purifying the airwaves
Leaving hate and politics, we crush the ploys of the enemy and his slaves.
As we purpose to fill all in all with His presence, His fragrance is detected.
Joining together with one purpose and mind, His fragrance is injected.


2 Corinthians 2:14 Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place.

Other Scripture references: Ephesians 1:22-23, Romans 12:1-2, Acts 3:19, Galatians 5:22-25, Romans 13:14, 2 Corinthians 10:6, Ephesians 4:1-4.

 

This poem expresses how the world has become poluted by the enemy and how Christians have fallen into the trap of the enemy and are just as poluted.

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 - Mar 23

10.  Standing at the Crossroads - March 24,

11.  In You Alone - March 27, 2017

12.  Clearing the Clutter - March 29, 2017

13.  Journey Into the Invisible Realm - Mar 31

14.  Knowing God - April 10, 2017

15.  The Suffering Messiah - April 14, 2017

16.  The Path of the Righteous - April 22, 2017

17.  As Years Go By - April 28, 2017

18.  The Snares of the Devil - May 4, 2017

19.  The Fragrance of the Lord - May 7, 2017

20.  Changing our Perspective - May  11, 2017

 

Click on the titles above to view each poem

 


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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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