Listening to: Sufjan talk about Jesus

 

Reading: The first two posts full of Bible Haikus
Old Testament One
Old Testament Two

Writing About: New Testament books summarized as Haikus

 

Here we go.  Part 3 of 3

Matthew

Jesus = King of Jews
Read the Old books?  You should know!
genealogy!
Mark

Immediately!
Jesus = always doing stuff.
(don't tell anyone!)

Luke

Thorough Dr. Luke
Takes two books to tell it all
Like this one?  try Acts!

John

The Gospel from outer space
breaks all of the rules
Start with Christmas?  Nah.
Acts

"It's your turn to shine,
things are gonna get crazy!
go get em!" -Jesus

Romans

Paul picks up the Mic
Lays it all out masterfully:
Sin - Grace - Redemption
I Corinthians

Paul here: Still going...
brings it, for the church's sake
"Get it together!"

II Corinthians

...aaand another thing:
Spirit of the Lord, Freedom!
Two Corinthians

two-corinthians

Galatians

Moses' Law, Psshhhh!
Grace, Grace, GRACE! Also, behave.
(by Grace, of course) -Paul
Ephesians
There is one Body;
One Lord, Faith, and Baptism.
Live well, together!
Philippians
Paul smiles, quote this stuff:
Don't be anxious, do all things,
think about what's good.
Colossians
The nature of Christ:
Image of Invisible 
the fulness of God
I Thessalonians 
Keep up the Good Work,
Because the end is coming!
Soon and Very Soon.....
II Thessalonians
There's been a mix up
Date foggy,end still coming...
It's really me guys!
-  P   A   U   L 
I Timothy
Okay Tim, sit down.
You wanna be a pastor?
listen up, young blood.
II Timothy
Tim, I'm gonna die,
You better do this thing right.
Good fight: Fought.  Paul, out.
Titus
books, not in order.
Paul is back, guiding Titus.
" Teach em sound doctrine! "
Philemon
Phil, I found your slave.
Only now, he's your brother.
you best treat him right!
Hebrews
Perhaps, time for jokes:
How does Moses make his tea?
Hebrews it. Get it?
James
If I can't observe
Your beliefs in daily life,
You're doing it wrong.
I Peter
It's bound to get rough
Cast your burden on Jesus
New Testament's Job
II Peter
Jesus, still not back?
I told you it would be rough!
Stick together, Church!
I, II, III John
Letters on Light, Love!
Each one shorter than the last
Dear friends, let us love!
Jude
Jude, don't let me down...
Like our history's screw-ups
Get the doctrine right!
Revelation
Oh man, buckle up!
Visions, crazy stuff, dragons
A bonkers closer.

dragon

 

 

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