THE YEAR OF THE LORD

Adam and Eve in the Garden, yes, they did surely die!

True, they lived on for centuries, that in the Eternal eye,

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Was a mere drop in a bucket; it was not even a day. (*)

The Bible says that a thousand years, in God’s sight, is but a day!

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Man would have lived on forever!  One grain of sand by the sea

Could never begin to measure up or fit the analogy!

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Infinity is the measure of space, space that has no end.

Just as eternity goes on and on and is hard to comprehend!

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The angels are not eternal for they were created, too.

The angels are everlasting just the same as me and you!

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Yes, man will live forever and where?  That depends on his aim!

If he cares not about heaven his future?  Oh, what a shame!

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The Godhead, blessed Trinity, the matchless Three in One

Cooperated together and the universe was begun!

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Yes, begun, for creation continues a world that has no end!

Can man confine the Eternal?  No, he will neither break or bend.

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Who cannot confine the Eternal?  Do not you know He died long ago?

When God dies, we die too.  Who keeps us going?  Surely you know!

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Our Eternal God, in infinity, impossible to trace!

So what really does keep us spinning?  Only His love and grace!

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Consider the brain, so intricate, only God’s love could inspire!

Our brain is a miniscule fraction yet we presume to conspire!

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Give up?  Nothing like this could evolve or start from whatever they say.

The suns, worlds in perfect control through time, like, night and day!

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Now a glance at division of time, was God involved in this too?

Before Christ and after, Anno Domini, infinite and true! (**)

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(*)  2 Peter 3:8

(**) The Year of The Lord

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Sam Cox 03.15.04

WHO, HOW, WHERE

Do you ever wonder, your thought expand in awe,

That the tiniest creation that centipede you saw,

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That blasting sound of thunder that jolts you up in fright!

The steady sound of crickets that lull you in the night.

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The living, lively voices that never seem to sleep,

That bull frog in the swampland with voice so rough and deep.

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Ever stop consider the intricate design

The nerves, the blood bone structure so obviously divine!

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Continuing this process, the tiniest of cells

The enzymes they produce; to tell us all is well.

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What you cannot see that established well being

A confluence of streams in action without seeing.

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The simple act of breathing; simple?  No!  Complex!

We cannot comprehend it!  Eliminate pretext!

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Understanding, comprehending, only the Creator

Whose breath entered the clay.  Can anything be greater?

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Could Darwin explain it?  He gave up near his death

Denouncing natural causes with his waning breath.

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Many the dead planets that still keep spinning around

God’s perpetual motion so basic and so sound!

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We too, will keep on spinning, eternity so fair! (*)

From mortal to immortal.  We will see the cause up there!

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(*) Only God is eternal.  All man can boast is everlasting.

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Sam Cox 03.04.04

IS THERE HOPE

Adam and Eve in the Garden, yes, they did surely die.

True, they lived on for centuries but in the eternal eye

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Was a mere drop in a bucket it was not even a day. (1)

For while, “As a day is as a thousand years,” (2) a thousand years but a day!

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Man would have lived on eternally!  One grain of sand by the sea

Could never begin to measure up or fit the analogy.

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For infinity is the measure of space that has no bounds or end!

Just as eternity continues on!  It is hard to comprehend!

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The angels are not eternal for they were created, too!

The angels are everlasting just the same as me and you!

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Yes, man will live forever and where depends on his aim!

If he cares not about Heaven, his future?  Oh, what a shame!

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The Godhead, the blessed Trinity, the matchless three in One,

Cooperated, conspired, and the universe was begun!

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Yes, begun for creation continues!  It is a world without end!

Can man confine the eternal?  He will neither break nor bend!

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Why cannot we confine the eternal?  When we claim He died long ago,

If God dies we die, too.  Who keeps us spinning?  Do not you know?

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I am sorry you gave in so easily.  I would love to argue His case!

So what really does keep us spinning?  Only His love and grace!

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Consider the brain, so intricate, only God’s love could conspire.

And what or who keeps the heart pumping blood?  The wind?  The fire?

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Give up!  Nothing like this could evolve or start from whatever they say

The sun, the worlds in perfect control through time, like, night and day!

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Another thing, division of time was not God involved in this?

Before Christ and after (3) so why not cease and desist!

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(1) 2 Peter 3:8

(2) In God’s eyes

(3) Before Christ and A.D. (Anno Domini) the Year of The Lord

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Sam Cox 03.25.04

I AM SCUM?

Someday I shall be like Him for I will see Him as He is.

This is not inconceivable the desire is not amiss.

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To be more like The Master in thought, in word, and in deed

Is desirable and natural not signifying greed.

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For geed is not included in the spirit-fruits we see

Gentleness and kindness these will last eternally.

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Patience, love, joy, and peace continue evermore

They litter the fair streets of that everlasting shore!

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The brightest smile imaginable will greet you over there

Whether angel or first arrival the greeting will not be rare!

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Listen up!  We are bought with the blood of the Savior.

We are justified and cleansed from all debased behavior.

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Just as if I had died but God did it for me.

I am cleansed, I am made perfect, I am now forever free!

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Was not righteousness imputed to Abraham by faith?

Reconciled and credited, giving then a perfect slate? (*)

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The witnesses of Hebrews 12, great cloud of scummy folk,

All anticipated heavens joys imputed, not revoked! (**)

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I am scum but I am a child of God!  Please elucidate!

For if I should remain scum I may miss my date!

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(*)  Romans 4:4, 8, 9

(**) Hebrews 11 and 12: 1-3

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Sam Cox 01.20.04

EVERY DAY ETERNITY

Every day through eternity.

Visit to planets you and me.

Way far apart but no problem there

As spirits we fly!  For just half-fare.

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For 95 years as spirits we know

With angels we get where we must go!

Like now not to keep angels awaiting!

In a flash there no hesitating!

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Now brighten that corner where you are!

Traversing a continent not very far.

Light years it would take, like, running down here

Just think it, nothing to fear!

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Spirit clothing nothing to fear

Immortality even down here!

Garments to last ever and a day

It is what I hear the angels say!

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We folk can hear things as age 95,

Young folk cannot though they may strive.

Angel keeps whispering in my ear

Death just a transition!  You have nothing to fear!

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Not that I am fearing death at all

Gasping for breath, not the call.

Resting, life, off more like truth!

Enter eternity, heavens booth!

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Booth is wide everlasting the space

No ending eternal it is in God’s Grace!

Way before Adam then forevermore

All space to investigate that is Heaven’s Shore!

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Impossible to fathom just who then

Can understand inevitable or contend

The transition to everlasting

At His command!

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Did God make beauty we see

Everywhere?

So imagine what God’s Heaven is like

Once we all get there!

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See the Sam there!

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Coda conflict; tragedy gone for evermore

Once safe on the Heavenly Shore!

BIGGEST HYPOCRITE OF ALL

Love is the Christians signature,

Does not project itself!

It is not hypocritical, like,

I, me, and myself!

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Love is living for others

Without appearing to be.

Love makes living for others

Like, what comes naturally!

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Hypocrisy makes preening look

Like the natural thing to do.

Self-love carried to the extreme,

Like, there is no one else but you.

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Come off your high horse hypocrite!

You are not the only one

Contained within this hemisphere

Beneath that blessed sun!

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But look at me this hypocrite!

Is calling others names,

Like, angry children yelling out

In their childish games!

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Love is without hypocrisy,

We do not dissimulate. (*)

Living without dissimulation

This is the Christians fate!

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A beautiful fate it is for sure

Bound for that forever shore!

Place of everlasting truth

Will not be pretensive no more!

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(*) Romans 12:9

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Sam Cox pretensive poet 11.15.05

TIGER HILL

Above Darjeeling but highest spot on this earth of ours,

Himalayan mountains covering Tibet and that hill, of course,

Mount Everest!  Then 200 feet lower appearing, higher Kanchenjunga!

Appearing higher as it was nearer to that church overlooking the Jungah!

From that church high on that hill we could admire the two of them,

Snow covered decidedly; challenge to climb, to win acclaim.

I tempted not, many died trying, temptation the fame!

Acclaim of other men amounts to what?

To the winners, some large and some not,

Many the large!  What in the now conspires!

Devastating defeat could wish I had not tried!

Those tears of remorse, could wish I could hide!

A trouper, I recalled, would, like, practice every day

And then when he lost, just had nothing to say

But tearful at night in the bed, secrecy.

This I observed!  No, it was not the me,

I was the winner in the racing each time!

Training, paratroops, first to cross the line!

Determinations helps and speed!  Oh yes, that too!

Certain sergeant liked to show off, just what he could do,

I beat, was not proud when I looked at him there.

That is when I determined to try out way up there,

Paratroops, of course, with a few others share

Twice the pay!  Sure, that was some incentive!

But slapping the dirt!  Just no preventative!

Then unprecedented activity in heaven we will see!

Visiting all those planets, will take eternity!

Everlasting life for sure, this son will have

Not eternal but everlasting!  Only God has no past!

No past, no beginning.  Do not you know our God always was!

Building our forever, that is not all that He does!

Only God is eternal!  The man beginning had!

Did sin begin with Eve?  Sure, Adam was just as bad,

Condemned to die (the body) no more flesh left to sin!

Just the spirit (soul) will live on and on forever!

We are saved by grace by Christ only through faith, enter in!

the Sam 6.1.14