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The Power Of God

Prologue: Why a daily scripture series? I believe sudying a chapter or section of scripture each day increases my spirituality. I also believe writing a poem each day, helps keep my mind active. I combine the two. Today, it is ch. 12 of Helaman from "The Book of Mormon; Another Testament of Jesus Christ." After this book, I hope to do "The Holy Bible", "The Doctrine And Covenants", and "The Pearl of Great Price", in that order. The original are usually in pros, so converion to verse is my task. Compare submissions with the originals, found free at www.mormon.org

Humans are unstabe, and foolish, and quick to do many evil things.
The Lord chastenes those He loves, with the consequences He brings.
 Man is as almost nothing when compared to God's power.
We should be ready to repent; every day and hour by hour!

A day of judgement shall come, when all shall gain inmortallity;
but whether in a kingdom of glory or one of damnation, shall it be?
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Born 01 June 1940 at Roswell, New Mexico. Baptized 15 April 1972 in Spring Creek north of Cookeville, Tennessee, at Bend of the River. Ordained a high priest of The Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints on 04 July 1976 by the late Robert N. Brady.I believe that the standard works, or scriptures, of the church are written by prophets, by revelation and are holy and sacrd. I feel an obligation to share them all, one daily. The only contribution of mine is to turn the prose into poetry so it can be submitted as poetry. I do not claim credit for the basic ideas, but I accept blame for all my mistakes. Please respect the sources, and please be brutally honest, with details, to help the message bearer's improvement!Some may think that using the scriptures for inspiration means that originality is missing. In my poem archive you can also find non-scriptural works, on a variety of topics. Some have been selected, by editors, for publication in The United Kingdom and United States. more…

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