Her Touch of Simple Faith

INTRO: This poem is based on the story of The Woman with the Bleeding Issue which is found in the Bible in Mark Chapter 5 verses 21-33. Some stories of women in the Bible touch on sensitive women's health issues and this story is one of them. In these modern days, women in the developed... Continue Reading →

LORD, Hear Our Prayer

INTRO: As our lives gather momentum into a New Year, I have republished this Christian poem, which is based on The Lord's Prayer, found in the Bible in Matthew Chapter 6 verses 9 to 13. This is my favourite poem and I believe, an important poem to keep front of mind. When I first wrote... Continue Reading →

God Protects Us as a Mother Hen Protects Her Chicks – Psalm 91:1-4

INTRO: This comforting poem was one of the first of my Christian poems based on Psalm 91 verses 1-4. I wrote it after hearing a sermon on Psalm 91, at the church I was attending regularly at the time. I also wrote another poem, soon after, titled God Protects from Enemy Attacks based on Psalm... Continue Reading →

The Blame Game

INTRO: This Christian poem is part three of the story of Adam and Eve, Genesis 3 verses 8 to 13. While Adam and Eve hide from God, they wait anxiously for they know that when God comes walking into the garden, they will have to explain to God what they have done. Beverley Joy PODCAST... Continue Reading →

Wrong Game Move

INTRO: This Christian poem is based on Genesis 3 verse 7, being part two of the Bible story of Adam and Eve. Part one was my poem titled 'Sweet Temptation' based on Genesis 3 verses 1-6. Following the decision that Adam and Eve made to disobey God by eating the forbidden fruit, they scramble to... Continue Reading →

Marvel at God’s Mercy, Strength and Grace

God reminds and challenges us That He can use trials for our good Marvel at how God supplies Divine mercy, strength and grace. A verses from my poem 'My Weakness verses God's Strength' Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry BUY my poems and verses at beverleyjoy.redbubble.com

Dad, Your Love Does Not Sleep

Dad, your body is weak, but your spirit is strong, You body tires quickly, but your love does not sleep Your eyes have dimmed,  but your faith has not dimmed You struggle to hear,  but not when you hear 'I love you.' Adapted from my poem 'God Bless You Dad' Beverley Joy of Simply Story... Continue Reading →

God Bless You Dad

INTRO: My dad is now 91 years of age and has been in aged care for three years. I started writing this poem in 2018 when dad went to live in an aged care home and finished it for this Father's Day 2021. Over the past few years, I have watched him fight to hold... Continue Reading →

God’s River of Nourishment

God feeds and nourishes my heart and soul To cleanse my thoughts, to quench my thirst To grow my trust and love of Him To remind me of His power and strength. A verse from my poem 'The Valley's Secret' Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry You can BUY my poems and verses at beverleyjoy.redbubble.com... Continue Reading →

God Floods My Valley with Peace

God controls and directs His Living Water That flows and roars loud and strong Through the weir of my heart and soul To flood my 'valley' with his presence and peace. A verse from my poem 'The Valley's Secret' Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry BUY my poems and verses at beverleyjoy.redbubble.com

Mountain Top Praise

"How great is our God in all the earth" The words fall out in awesome praise His might and splendour I can see His presence felt in the early spring breeze. A verse from my poem "The Valley's Secret' Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry You can BUY my poems and verses at beverleyjoy.redbubble.com

Free from our Yoke of Regret

A yoke of obedience that Jesus Bore while He lived among us Heavy with pain even to death To free us from our yoke of regret. A verse from my poem 'Come To Me, My Burden is Light.' Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry Image by jplenio from Pixabay

We are Invited to Rest in Jesus

All who groan from the burden of sin The guilt and power it holds over them Bad memories that flash through our daydreams We are invited to rest in Him. A verse from my poem 'Come To Me, My Burden is Light.' Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay

Regretful Mistakes We have Made.

Jesus says "Come to Me all who are weary and heavy-burdened" Weighed down by guilt and shame Regretful mistakes we've made. A verse from my poem 'Come to Me, My Burden is Light.' Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry

God’s Pardon and Peace

Those that suffer from the consequences Those ashamed of their wrongdoing Those that are sickened by the world's sin Come, receive God's pardon and peace. A verse from my poem 'Come To Me, My Burden is Light.' Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry

Jesus says “Come, Rest and Learn”

Jesus says "Come to Me, Rest with Me, Learn of Me. I died in your place, I paid the price To restore your rest, joy and peace." A verse from my poem 'Come to Me, My Burden is Light. Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry

Come To Me, My Burden Is Light

INTRO: I wrote this poem, in 2016, while I was a Prison Chaplain to encourage the female prisoners to 'Learn about God's love and forgiveness for them and find rest and peace in Jesus.' It is based on Matthew 11:28-30 “Come to Me, all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take My... Continue Reading →

A Nomad Poet

My Poetry Story Part 3 In 2009 I set off with my then-husband to live in our motorhome full time and work when necessary as we travelled around Australia. We set off on a three-month journey which ended up lasting three years. I wrote most of my general poems during this period of my life;... Continue Reading →

Healed from Spiritual Attacks

We are healed from attacks by God's love and peace Renewed by God's Holy Spirit Shielded by our faith and trust Strengthened by God's mercy and grace. A verse from my poem 'God Protects from Attacks'. Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry Image by Prawny from Pixabay

Do Not Fear Spiritual Attacks

Do not fear attacks that feel like arrows, wild wolves, venomous snakes, disease, pestilence and disaster. No harm need even graze the heart, Not even leave the slightest mark, Of the faithful who stand strong in God They rise to trample their enemy's attack. A verse from my poem 'God Protects from Attack'. Beverley Joy... Continue Reading →

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