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

The Voice

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The Voice, Devotional Poetry, Biblical Poems

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 describes how God's voice leads and guides us into great adventures of faith.


The Voice

By Ken L. Birks


We come into this world naked and innocent as babes in hunger.
We see and perceive all that is around us with great wonder.
Perceptions of reality formed by others bring assumptions with confusion.
Caught in a web of meaningless existence, we cry out in desperation.
Lost in confusion we grope about in blindness hoping for a ray of light.
For the blindness that grips the soul, there’s hope in the dark of the night.

Amid all that clutters, a still small voice speaks with such difference.
Where did it come from? What was it that spoke with such significance?
Speaking with such warmth, it came amid turmoil and unease.
With hearts of expectation, we wait until It comes again, so divine.
When it comes, it must be embraced fully in the stillness of time.
Oh, that it could be captured – that brief moment with such peace!

Coming as a beam of light, the voice points to a new path to explore.
It becomes stronger giving direction to the path forward, so near.
With eyes riveted, the light rests on something blocking the pathway ahead.
With eyes focused, a cross stands in the path that must be followed.
The voice speaks with such clarity, explaining the meaning of the cross.
With understanding, we embrace it fully before making further progress.

Tasting the sweetness coming from obeying the voice, we now trust.
With peace from obedience that floods, other voices are hushed.
How do we embrace something representing humiliation and suffering?
Embracing it, we carry it everywhere we go, His voice, now we trust.
Oh, the thrill of adventures as He leads us onward, wondering.
With confidence, unafraid of what's ahead, forward we thrust.

Surprisingly, all burdens and the cares that weighed down are lifted.
With our sins added to the weight, the One it represents has now assisted.
Weightless, it now seems, though the weight of our sin and shame are added.
He who gives voice, walks alongside bearing the brunt, now acquitted.
He continues to whisper, “Follow Me and cast all of your cares upon Me.”
The peace and joy that floods are worth the cost of becoming His friend.

No longer lost in confusion, His cross daily, we willingly embrace so freely.
Knowing His voice leads to adventures of faith and love, we breathe deeply.
Committing to Him daily, our thoughts are His as He leads so completely.
His plans and purposes are now ours as our thoughts plan our ways to blend.
No longer lost in a web of meaningless existence, there's no need to pretend.
Giving thanksgiving, we breathe in deeply, His presence, so sweetly.


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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

10.  Standing at the Crossroads - March 24

11.  You Alone - March 27, 2017

12.  Clearing the Clutter - March 29, 2017

13.  Journey Into the Invisible Realm - Mar 31

14.  Knowing God - April 9, 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

21.  Truth and Error - May 20, 2017

22.   Kingdom Living - May 29, 2017

23.  The Mighty Wind - June 15, 2017

24.  Treasures From Above - June 25, 2017

25.  The Father's Way - June 27, 2017

26.  Sensory Overload - June 29, 2017

27.  Shifting Paradigms - July 5, 2017

28.  The Shifting Shadows of Time - July 9

29.  Come and Drink - July 31, 2017

30   Come Holy Spirit - August 2, 2017

31.  Faith Erupts - August 11, 2017

32.  A Voice Cries in the Wind - Aug 19

33.  The Wonders of His Grace - August 22

34.  Lost in Thought - August 27, 2017

35.  Wings of Wind & Flames of Fire  - Aug 31

36.  The Bride of Christ - October 9, 2017

37.  Standing Firm - .October 15, 2017

38.  Destiny in Mind - November 8, 2017

39.  Second Coming of Christ - December 7, 2017

40.  Staring into the Future - December 29, 2017





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