Rom 4: 13-25 Lenten Day 12

Father of us all
Was the promise given him
By Abraham’s faith

One hundred years old
Sarah ninety barren
Gave glory to God

© 2012 Michael Yost 3/4

I hope this inspires you to check
the scripture for yourself.

This is not supposed to replace
the Word of God; it’s only my
interpretation.

Check out cloakedmonk.com for other
Interpretations.

http://cloakedmonk.com/lenten-haiku-journey

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15 responses to “Rom 4: 13-25 Lenten Day 12

  1. i will read this scripture.. I haven’t read the bible in a long time.. but I feel like i should

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  2. and i just think I should add that this scripture correlates exactly with something that has been bothering my faith lately.. thank you Michael

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  3. Looks like your journey is having a positive and reflective effect on your readers ~~ awesome, awesome!!!

    I enjoyed reading your perspective, and thank you for sharing!

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    • It’s given me an opportunity do get back into the word on a daily basis. I find it harder to be as poetic as you and some of the others. It’s difficult for me to change or augment the 1611 version’s translation. Having said that, I enjoy yours and the others poetification of the word very much.

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  4. A wonderful set of haiku Booguloo. I feel almost the same. I haven’t read the Bible for a long time, but now … during this Lent Haiku Journey … I have to. Reading the biblical phrases Terrie has given us make me happy and even restores my faith.

    Blessed Be

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  5. Very Nice, Michael! Seems we were all picking up the same thread in this one 🙂

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  6. As a child, this was always one of my favorite stories.

    Nicely done, Michael.

    Jamie

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    • I just found out my ex wife is 5 months pregnant. Normally that would be accepted as really good news, but she’s 55 years old. Looks like it’s been decided that she’s going full term.

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  7. When I read the scripture, all I could think of was Sarah’s laughter! I am left wondering where laughter and faith cross!

    “Father of us all” carries a wonderful surplus of meaning. Well done!

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