Good law

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I read and reflected on the Bible book of Joshua a few years ago. In the book of Joshua there is a strong emphasis on obeying God’s law. This poem is based on a reading of a passage in that book of the Bible. So here is the poem:



God’s commands keep us safe

That’s why God helps us obey them


By grace we receive them

Then God helps us obey them


There’s a lure to do wrong

But the command is still good


With God’s help

We say yes to God


And no to wrong

Without God


We are weak to obey

The commands God designates


They are for our good;

Not to harm


But to make us stronger

Than we would