POETRY

Good News — God Will Swallow up Death Forever

A poem on human dignity

Janis Cox
Janis Cox
Dec 10, 2019 · 2 min read
Watercolour Art by Janis Cox

Fairest Lord Jesus
Oh Thou of God
And Man the Son

This is the Incarnation
Speaking to us in song

Jesus

Born into this world
Interacted
Taught
Suffered
Died

Resurrected
Out of our world

God sent
The Holy Spirit
Into our world

Guiding
Teaching
Comforting

God here and now

God will swallow up death

Now we
Have life eternal

Thanks be to God

Jesus
Born in me

Do I welcome Him?
Can He stay?

“Yes,” I say

Is the old me crucified?
Have I yielded?

“Yes,” I say

Do I identify with Jesus?
Am I acting as His?

pause, think …

©Janis Cox 2019

Scriptures studied

Revelation 21:4 — All pain gone forever
Isaiah 25:8 — God will swallow up death forever
1 Corinthians 15:26 — The last enemy to be destroyed is death
Revelation 20:14 — Death and Hades thrown into lake of fire

This is Day 4 in studying scriptures on Human Dignity in Growing Through God’s Word. Join us.

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Creativity Spiritual Catalyst. Author/Illustrator. Christ Follower. FB group for artists and writers. Free Bible Art Course. https://www.janiscox.com

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