Old Testament Advent Poem No. 2

The Blessing Genesis 12:1-3

“Blessing” and “blessed” are abused words. They can often be used in quite trite ways. But …

Abram was promised

that he would be blessed

to be a blessing.

Blindly and faithfully

he obeyed

and went.

His family would bring forth

THE Blessing –

through, one, two, twelve

and multitudes – a nation.

His family line led

to a feed trough

in Bethlehem.

The Blessing:

a Kingdom, forgiveness

and life everlasting,

had come.

The promise fulfilled.

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Categories: Advent, christian, Christianity, Devotional, Faith, Poem, poetry | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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2 thoughts on “Old Testament Advent Poem No. 2

  1. So much summed up in a few short lines, beautifully expressed. Thank you.

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