Quick, Save The Saviour

INTRO: This poem is about the events that followed the visit of the Wise Men, or Magi, to Joseph, Mary and the child King, Jesus. You can read the story in Matthew chapter 2 verses 13 to 23. The ruler of that region, King Herod, who was known to murder anyone he thought was a... Continue Reading →

Gifts Fit For A King

INTRO: Would Jesus the future Jewish king rise to challenge Herod's rule? I have kept this episode of the Christmas Story until now as it is uncertain exactly when the Wise Men, or Magi, visited Jesus, but it certainly wasn't at the same time as when the shepherds visited him, at his birth in the... Continue Reading →

Together For Christmas

INTRO: I wrote this poem in 2018, the last time my family enjoyed Christmas lunch all together in one place. I added the final verse this week. Even when the best plans are put in place, Christmas Day can present challenges getting the family together or getting along with everyone who has been invited. We... Continue Reading →

The Saviour is Born – The Christmas Story Part 7

INTRO: After waiting many one thousand years and as prophesied in Genesis 3 verse 15 finally, the Saviour of the world is born, the King of all kings is born without any human royal celebration. Yet, far off in the fields outside of the town of Bethlehem, an army of angels appear to a small... Continue Reading →

Joseph – The Christmas Story Part 6

INTRO: Mary has told Joseph that she is pregnant. What would Joseph do now? Was Mary telling him the truth? While Joseph was trying to decide how to handle this serious challenge that had arisen between himself and Mary, God sent His angel to explain the situation to Joseph in a dream. You can read... Continue Reading →

Mary and Elizabeth – The Christmas Story Part 5

INTRO: What would Joseph think of her? What would her family and community say? This is the story of Mary's visit to stay with her cousin Elizabeth and telling Joseph what the angel had told her. This poem looks at Mary's reaction to receiving this wonderful yet life-changing news from God's angel. How could Mary,... Continue Reading →

Mary – The Christmas Story Part 4

INTRO: This poem, which I wrote in 2019, zooms in on the momentous, yet private moment in history when Mary was visited by God's angel and told of her imminent pregnancy of Jesus, the son of God. Her story is found in Luke Chapter 1 verses 26-38. Finally, the prophecy was to be fulfilled many... Continue Reading →

700 Years BC – The Christmas Story Part 3

INTRO: This poem is based on the prophecy found in Isaiah chapter 9 verses 1-7 which is dated about 700 years before the birth of Jesus Christ. This prophecy was made by the eighth century BC Israelite prophet, Isaiah. In this passage, Isaiah prophesied the future birth of the Saviour of the world. The name... Continue Reading →

Four Unusual Women – The Christmas Story Part 2

INTRO: It seems unusual for God to have chosen these women to be included in the ancestry of the future Saviour of the world. This poem is based on Matthew Chapter 1 verses 3-6 in which four women are mentioned in the genealogy of Jesus. It is a brief overview of these women who had... Continue Reading →

The Christmas Story in the Garden of Eden

INTRO: This poem is Part 1 of 8 parts to the poetic script that follows the Christmas Story from the very beginning to end. I wrote this Christmas script for a Christmas Service that we held at the local church, that I was attending at the time, in 2019. In between each poem, being recited... Continue Reading →

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