The Bible In Poems

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Poems by Ron Calugar

000 - True Love
001 - First Christmas Tree - Audio

002 - Amazing Grace

Five most recently written poems

305 - Jesus' Ambassadors
306 - Give Generously
307 - The Good Fight
308 - Sufficient Grace
309 - Salvation Faith

Old Testament

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001 - In The Beginning: Genesis 1:1 - 2:15 - Audio
002 - That Middle Tree: Genesis 2:16 - 3:24 - Audio
003 - Cain, Able and Seth: Genesis 4:1 - 4:26 - Audio
004 - Noah And The Flood: Genesis 5:1 - 8:14 - Audio
005 - Tower Of Babel: Genesis 8:15 - 11:9 - Audio
006 - Abram To Canaan: Genesis 11:10 - 13:18 - Audio
007 - Abram Rescues Lot: Genesis 14:1 - 14:24 - Audio
008 - Abraham The Promise: Genesis 15:1 - 17:27 - Audio
009 - Lot And Sodom: Genesis 18:1 - 20:18 - Audio
010 - Abraham And Ishmael: Genesis 21:1 - 21:34
011 - Abraham And Isaac: Genesis 22:1 - 23:20
012 - Isaac's Wife: Genesis 24:1 - 24:67
013 - Jacob And Esau's Birthright: Genesis 25:1 - 26:35
014 - Jacob And Esau's Blessing: Genesis 27:1 - 27:40
015 - Jacob Laban Rachel: Genesis 27:41 - 29:29
016 - Jacob Works For Laban: Genesis 29:30 - 31:35
017 - Jacob Faces Esau: Genesis 31:36 - 33:17
018 - The Boy Joseph: Genesis 33:18 - 37:35
019 - Joseph Potaphar To Pharoah: Genesis 37:36 - 41:40
020 - Joseph The Ruler: Genesis 41:41 - 42:38
021 - Joseph The Brother: Genesis 43:1 - 45:24
022 - Jacob To Egypt: Genesis 44:25 - 49:33
023 - Slaves In Egypt: Genesis 50:1-Exodus 2:9
024 - Moses Pharaoh's Grandson: Exodus 2:10 - 3:7
025 - God Calls Moses: Exodus 3:8 - 4:31
026 - Moses Before Pharaoh: Exodus 5:1 - 8:32
027 - Moses Six More Plagues: Exodus 9:1 - 12:32
028 - The Red Sea: Exodus 12:33 - 14:31
029 - Moses' Song: Exodus 15:1 - 15:22
030 - Murmuring Israelites: Exodus 15:23 - 16:36
031 - Water From A Rock: Exodus 17:1 - 17:7
032 - Joshua Fights Amalek: Exodus 17:8 - 17:16
033 - Moses Father-In-Law: Exodus 18:1 - 18:27
034 - The Ten Commandments: Exodus 19:1 - 31:18
035 - The Golden Calf: Exodus 32:1 - 32:35
036 - The Tabernacle: Exodus 33:1 - 40:38
037 - Five Offerings: Leviticus 1:1 - 10:20
038 - Clean, Unclean And The Sevens: Leviticus 11:1 - 27:34
039 - Numbers & Levites: Numbers 1:1 - 6:27
040 - Offerings and Complaints: Numbers 7:1 - 12:15
041 - 12 Spies: Numbers 13:1 - 15:41
042 - Korah Rebels: Numbers 16:1 - 16:50
043 - Aaron's Budding Rod: Numbers 17:1 - 19:22
044 - Water From A Rock, Again: Numbers 20:1 - 20:13
045 - The Wilderness Journey: Numbers 20:14 - 21:35
046 - Balak and Balaam: Numbers 22:1 - 22:41
047 - Moabites and Midianites: Numbers 23:1 - 36:13
048 - Moses Deuteronomy Review: Deuteronomy 1:1 - 33:29
049 - Moses Dies: Deuteronomy 34:1 - 34:12
050 - Rahab And The Spies: Joshua 1:1 - 2:24
051 - Joshua Crossing Jordan: Joshua 3:1 - 5:15
052 - Joshua Jericho: Joshua 6:1 - 6:27
053 - Achan's Sin: Joshua 7:1 - 7:26
054 - Ai's Defeat: Joshua 8:1 - 8:35
055 - The Gibeonites Trick: Joshua 9:1 - 9:27
056 - Israel's Promised Land: Joshua 10:1 - 10:43
057 - East And West Tribes: Joshua 11:1 - 22:34
058 - Joshua Dies: Joshua 23:1 - 24:33
059 - Judges: Judges 1:1 - 2:23
060 - Othniel, Ehud, & Shamgar: Judges 3:1 - 3:31
061 - Deborah is Judge: Judges 4:1 - 5:31
062 - God Calls Gideon: Judges 6:1 - 6:35
063 - Gideon's Fleece: Judges 6:36 - 7:7
064 - Gods Sword and Gideon: Judges 7:8 - 7:25
065 - Abimelech: Judges 8:1 - 10:18
066 - Jephthah: Judges 11:1 - 11:40
067 - Jephthah To Samson: Judges 12:1 - 13:25
068 - Samson at Timnath: Judges 14:1 - 14:20
069 - Samson's Foxes And Jawbone: Judges 15:1 - 15:20
070 - Samson And Delilah: Judges 16:1 - 16:14
071 - Samson Looses His Strength: Judges 16:15 - 16:31
072 - Benjamin's Tribe: Judges 17:1 - 21:25
073 - Ruth and Naomi: Ruth 1:1 - 1:22
074 - Ruth Works In The Field: Ruth 2:1 - 3:3
075 - Ruth and Boaz: Ruth 3:3 - 4:22
076 - Hannah Has Samuel: 1 Samuel 1:1 - 2:11
077 - Samuel In The Temple: 1 Samuel 2:12 - 3:21
078 - Philistines And The Ark: 1 Samuel 4:1 - 7:17
079 - Saul Is Made King: 1 Samuel 8:1 - 9:27
080 - Saul Begins To Lead: 1 Samuel 10:1 - 14:1
081 - Jonathan and Armor Bearer: 1 Samuel 14:2 - 14:20
082 - Will Jonathan Die?: 1 Samuel 14:21 - 14:52
083 - Saul and Amalekites: 1 Samuel 15:1 - 16:12
084 - Samuel Anoints David: 1 Samuel 16:13 - 16:23
085 - Goliath Challenges Israel: 1 Samuel 17:1 - 17:39
086 - David and Goliath: 1 Samuel 17:40 - 18:8
087 - Saul is Jealous of David: 1 Samuel 17:40 - 19:24
088 - David Runs From Saul: 1 Samuel 20:1 - 20:42
089 - David Flees To Adullam: 1 Samuel 21:1 - 22:23
090 - David Spares Saul: 1 Samuel 23:1 - 24:22
091 - David and Nabal: 1 Samuel 25:1 - 25:13
092 - David and Abigail: 1 Samuel 25:14 - 25:44
093 - David Spares Saul Again: 1 Samuel 26:1 - 26:25
094 - Saul and The Witch: 1 Samuel 27:1 - 28:25
095 - Amalekites Burn Ziklag: 1 Samuel 29:1 - 30:31
096 - Saul and His Sons Die: 1 Samuel 31:1 - 1:27
097 - David Becomes King: 2 Samuel 2:1 - 5:25
098 - The Covenant Ark: 2 Samuel 6:1 - 6:23
099 - Will David Build God's House?: 2 Samuel 7:1 - 7:29
100 - David The Warrior: 2 Samuel 8:1 - 11:27
101 - Nathan Visits David: 2 Samuel 12:1 - 12:9
102 - David's Punishment: 2 Samuel 12:10 - 12:31
103 - Absalom and Amnon: 2 Samuel 13:1 - 18:33
104 - David Is King Again: 2 Samuel 19:1 - 20:26
105 - More Giants: 2 Samuel 21:1 - 21:22
106 - David's Song: 2 Samuel 22:1 - 23:39
107 - David Counts Israel: 2 Samuel 24:1 - 24:25
108 - Solomon is King: I Kings 1:1-1:53
109 - Solomon's Wisdom: 1 Kings 2:1-4:34
110 - Solomon's Temple: 1 Kings 5:1-7:51
111 - The Temple Dedication: 1 Kings 8:1-9:28
112 - Queen of Sheba: 1 Kings 10:1-11:43
113 - Rehoboam and Jeroboam: 1 Kings 12:1-12:33
114 - Kings to Ahab: 1 Kings 13:1-16:34
115 - Elijah and the Widow: 1 Kings 17:1-17:24
116 - Elijah and Ahab: 1 Kings 18:1-18:46
117 - Fire From Heaven: 1 Kings 19:1-19:21
118 - Jezebel Murders Naboth: 1 Kings 20:1-21:26
119 - Mercy For Ahab: 1 Kings 21:27-21:29
120 - Ahab Dies: 1 Kings 22:1-22:53
121 - King Ahaziah: 2 Kings 1:1-1:18
122 - Elijah To Heaven: 2 Kings 2:1-2:25
123 - Elisha More Miracles: 2 Kings 3:1-4:37
124 - Elisha and Naaman: 2 Kings 4:38-5:27
125 - Elisha, Syria Defeated: 2 Kings 6:1-7:20
126 - The Famine in Israel: 2 Kings 8:1-8:14
127 - Ahab's Line Destroyed: 2 Kings 8:15-10:36
128 - Good Kings and Bad: 2 Kings 11:1 - 25:30
129 - Chronicles, Adam to Jacob: 1 Chronicles 1:1-54
130 - Chronicles, Jacob to David: 1 Chronicles 2:1 - 9:44
131 - David's Mighty Men: 1 Chronicles 10:1 - 12:40
132 - The Ark Of The Covenant: 1 Chronicles 13:1 - 14:17
133 - Tabernacle or Temple: 1 Chronicles 15:1 - 20:8
134 - Don't Count Your Troops: 1 Chronicles 21:1 - 21:30
135 - Temple Supplies: 1 Chronicles 22:26 - 29:30
136 - Solomon's Temple Built: 2 Chronicles 1:1 - 4:22
137 - Solomon's Temple Dedicated: 2 Chronicles 5:1 - 7:22
138 - Queen of Sheba: 2 Chronicles 8:1-9:31
139 - Good and Bad Kings - 1: 2 Chronicles 10:1-20:37
140 - Good and Bad Kings - 2: 2 Chronicles 21:1-26:23
141 - Good and Bad Kings - 3: 2 Chronicles 27:1-32:33
142 - Good and Bad Kings - 4: 2 Chronicles 33:1-36:23
143 - Return From Babylon: Ezra 1:1-4:24
144 - Temple And Wall Resumed: Ezra 5:1-10:44
145 - Nehemiah Returns To Jerusalem: Nehemiah 1:1-2:20
146 - Building The Wall: Nehemiah 3:1-13:31
147 - Esther Becomes Queen: Esther1:1-2:20
148 - Mordecai: Esther 2:21-4:17
149 - Esther Risks All: Esther 5:1-6:9
150 - Israel Is Saved: Esther 6:20-10:3
151 - Job of Uz: Job 1:1-2:10
152 - Three Friends Come: Job 2:11-14:22
153 - Eliphaz Condemns Job: Job 15:1-19:29
154 - Job Justified Himself: Job 20:1-31:40
155 - Elihu Instructs: Job 32:1-37:24
156 - God Answers Job: Job 38:1-42:17
157 - Psalms 1-23: Psalms 1:1-23:6
158 - Psalms 24-50: Psalms 24:1-50:23
159 - Repentance And Messiah: Psalms 51:1-72:20
160 - Psalms 73-100: Psalm 73:1-100:5
161 - Psalms 101-121: Psalm 101:1-121:8
162 - Psalms 122-139: Psalm 122:1-139:24
163 - Psalms 140-150: Psalm 140:1-150:6
164 - Proverbs 1-5: Proverbs 1:1-5:23
165 - Proverbs 6-13: Proverbs 6:1-13:25
166 - Proverbs 14-20: Proverbs 14:1-20:30
167 - Proverbs 21-31: Proverbs 21:1-31:31
168 - Ecclesiastes 1-3: Ecclesiastes 1:1-3:10
169 - Ecclesiastes 3-6: Ecclesiastes 3:11-6:12
170 - Ecclesiastes 7-12: Ecclesiastes 7:1-12:14
171 - Song of Solomon: Song of Solomon 1:1-8:14
172 - Isaiah's Call: Isaiah 1:1-7:14
173 - Immanuel: Isaiah 7:14-14:32
174 - Restoring Zion: Isaiah 15:1-35:10
175 - Assyria's Defeat: Isaiah 36:1-39:8
176 - Deliverance Promised: Isaiah 40:1-49:26
177 - Jesus In Isaiah: Isaiah 50:1-53:12
178 - Invitation To Salvation: Isaiah 54:1-60:22
179 - Promised Future: Isaiah 61:1-66:24
180 - Jeremiah's Call: Jeremiah 1:1-10:25
181 - Jeremiah's Warning: Jeremiah 11:1-20:18
182 - The King Is Warned: Jeremiah 21:1-28:17
183 - The New Covenant: Jeremiah 29:1-33:26
184 - A Talk With The King: Jeremiah 34:1-38:28
185 - Jeremiah Respected: Jeremiah 39:1-42:22
186 - Deliverance Promised: Jeremiah 43:1-52:34
187 - Lamentations: Lamentations 1:1-5:22
188 - Ezekiel Is Called: Ezekiel 1:1-7:27
189 - The Second Message: Ezekiel 8:1-19:14
190 - The Third Message: Ezekiel 20:1-24:27
191 - The Heathen Nations: Ezekiel 25:1-28:11
192 - Tyrus Like Satan: Ezekiel 28:12-32:32
193 - Restoration Of Israel: Ezekiel 33:1-48:35
194 - Daniel, Shad, Mesh, Abed...: Daniel 1:1-21
195 - Nebuchadnezzar's Image Dream: Daniel 2:1-2:49
196 - The Firey Furnace: Daniel 3:1-3:30
197 - Nebuchadnezzar's Faith Lesson: Daniel 4:1-4:37
198 - Handwriting On The Wall: Daniel 5:1-31
199 - Daniel - The Lion's Den: Daniel 6:1-28
200 - Daniel's First Prophetic Revelation: Daniel 7:1-28
201 - Daniel's Second Prophetic Revelation: Daniel 8:1-27
202 - Daniel's Third Prophetic Revelation: Daniel 9:1-27
203 - The Revelation Explained: Daniel 10:1-11:4
204 - The End Of Days: Daniel 11:5-12:13
205 - Hosea: Hosea 1:1-14:9
206 - Joel: Joel 1:1-3:21
207 - Amos: Amos 1:1-9:15
208 - Obadiah: Obadiah 1:1-1:21
209 - Jonah Runs: Jonah 1:1-1:9
210 - Jonah Preaches: Jonah 1:10-4:11
211 - Micah: Micah 1:1-7:20
212 - Nahum: Nahum 1:1-3:19
213 - Habakkuk: Habakkuk 1:1-3:19
214 - Zephaniah: Zephaniah 1:1-3:20
215 - Haggai: Haggai 1:1-2:23
216 - Zechariah: Zechariah 1:1-14:21
217 - Malachi: Malachi 1:1-14:21

New Testament

Gospel abbreviations: Matthew=M Mark=Mk Luke=L John=J

218 - Births Foretold: M1:1-17 L1:1-80
219 - Christmas: M1:18-25 L2:1-2:20
220 - Jesus' Boyhood: M2:1-23 L2:21-52
221 - Jesus' Baptism: M3:1-17 Mk1:1-11 L3:1-38 J1:1-34
222 - Jesus' Temptation: M4:1-11 Mk1:12-13 L4:1-13
223 - Ministry Begins: J1:35-2:12
224 - First Passover - Nichodemus: J2:13-3:36
225 - Samaritan Woman: M4:12 Mk1:14 J4:1-42
226 - Four Disciples: M4:13-22 Mk1:15-20 L4:14-5:10 J4:43-54
227 - Galilee Healing: M4:23-25 Mk1:21-3:19 L5:11-39
228 - Beatitudes: M5:1-6:4 L6:1-36
229 - Lord's Prayer: M6:5-7:29 L6:37-49
230 - Healing & Preaching: M8:1-9:38 Mk3:20-6:6 L7:1-8:56
231 - Twelve Sent: M10:1-11:1 Mk6:7-13 L9:1-6
232 - Jesus Honors John: M11:2-30
233 - Bethesda: J5:1-47
234 - Lord Of The Sabbath: M12:1-50
235 - Parables: M13:1-23
236 - Wheat And Tares: M13:24-58
237 - Multitude Fed: M14:1-33 Mk6:14-54 L9:7-17 J6:1-21
238 - Living Bread: J6:22-7:1
239 - Unwashed Hands: M14:34-15:20 Mk6:55-7:23
240 - Trying To Rest: M15:21-16:12 Mk7:24-8:26
241 - Who Am I: M16:13-28 Mk8:27-9:1 L9:18-27
242 - Transfiguration: M17:1-13 Mk9:2-13 L9:28-36
243 - Faith: M17:14-27 Mk9:14-32 L9:37-45
244 - The Greatest: M18:1-14 Mk9:33-50 L9:46-50
245 - Forgiveness: M18:15-35
246 - At The Feast: J7:1-53
247 - Taken In Adultry: J8:1-32
248 - Greater Than Abraham: J8:33-59
249 - The Blind Man: J9:1-41
250 - The Good Shepherd: J10:1-21
251 - Seventy Sent: L9:51-10:24
252 - The Good Samaritan: L10:25-37
253 - Mary, Marth And Disciples: L10:38-11:54
254 - Solomon's Porch: J10:22-42
255 - Treasure In Heaven: L12:1-59
256 - Repent, Be Saved: L13:1-30
257 - A Pharisee's House: L13:31-14:35
258 - The Prodigal Son: L15:1-32
259 - Rich Man And Lazarus: L16:1-31
260 - Thankful Servants: L17:1-37
261 - The Pharisee And Publican: L18:1-14
262 - Divorce, Children, Rich: M19:1-30 Mk10:1-31 L18:15-30
263 - Vineyard Laborers: M20:1-16
264 - Lazarus Resurrected: J11:1-54
265 - Greatest Serve Others: M20:17-34 Mk10:32-52 L18:31-43
266 - Zacchaeus And The Servants: L19:1-28
267 - Jesus Honored: M26:6-13 Mk14:3-9 J11:55-12:50
268 - The Plot: M26:14-16 Mk14:10-11 L22:1-6
269 - Last Supper: M26:17-29 Mk14:12-25 L22:7-30 J13:1-35
270 - The Last Lesson: J13:36-16:33
271 - Prayer: M26:30-56 Mk14:26-50 L22:31-53 J17:1-18:11
272 - Peter Denies: M26:57-75 Mk14:51-72 L22:54-65 J18:12-27
273 - Judas Repents: M27:1-10
274 - Jesus' Trial: M27:11-31 MK15:1-20 L23:1-25 J18:28-19:16
275 - Crucifixion: M27:32-54 Mk15:21-41 L23:26-49 J19:17-30
276 - Burial: M27:55-28:4 Mk15:42-16:3 L23:50-56 J19:31-42
277 - Resurrection: M28:5-7 Mk16:4-8 L24:1-12 J20:1-17
278 - Revealed: M28:8-20 Mk16:9-20 L24:13-53 J20:18-21:25
279 - Pentecost: Acts 1:1-2:47
280 - Lame Healed: Acts 3:1-4:22
281 - Twice Jailed & Free: Acts 4:23-5:42
282 - Stephen: Acts 6:1-7:60
283 - Philip: Acts 8:1-40
284 - Saul: Acts 9:1-31
285 - Peter Ministering: Acts 9:32-10:48
286 - Peter Freed: Acts 11:1-12:25
287 - Paul Preaches: Acts 13:1-52
288 - Paul's Journey: Acts 14:1-15:34
289 - Paul & Silas: Acts 15:35-16:40
290 - Paul - Greece, Syria: Acts 17:1-18:23
291 - Paul to Jerusalem: Acts 18:24-21:40
292 - Paul to Cesarea: Acts 22:1-25:12
293 - Paul Before Agrippa: Acts 25:13-26:32
294 - Paul Goes To Rome: Acts 27:1-28:31
295 - By Faith: Romans 1:1-6:23
296 - Dead To The Law: Romans 7:1-8:39
297 - Paul's Kinsmen: Romans 9:1-11:36
298 - Christian Living: Romans 12:1-14:23
299 - Gentiles and Rome: Romans 15:1-16:27
300 - Follow Jesus Only: 1 Corinthians 1:1-4:21
301 - Temple Of God: 1 Corinthians 5:1-8:13
302 - Follow The Apostle: 1 Corinthians 9:1-11:34
303 - We Are Jesus' Body: 1 Corinthians 12:1-14:40
304 - Gospel Resurrection: 1 Corinthians 15:1-16:24
305 - Jesus' Ambassadors: 2 Corinthians 1:1-5:21
306 - Give Generously: 2 Corinthians 6:1-9:15
307 - The Good Fight: 2 Corinthians 10:1-11:33
308 - Sufficient Grace: 2 Corinthians 12:1-13:14
309 - Salvation Faith: Galatians 1:1-6:18


Below are a couple of Bible In Poems random poem selections

Solomon's Wisdom

1 Kings 2:1-4:34

King David died and was buried, but before he passed away,
He called his son, King Solomon, and said listen to me today.

I have conquered the foes, the enemies without, but some still remain within.
Some have double crossed me. They will double cross you. And some choose to live in sin.

God has made you wise. Use that wisdom, to purge those traitors I say.
Let them be judged. Do what is right, and God will give you the day.

So Solomon replaced Joab with Benaiah. And Abiathar with Zadok the priest.
He sacrificed to God. An example to all, from greatest unto the least.

God was pleased with the king. Said Solomon, ask anything, that will I give.
You have made me the king. What more can I ask? In you presence I always shall live.

But I'm but a child, who can't open a door, who can not come in or go out.
I want not for things, but for wisdom. To rule rightly without a doubt.

God smiled. You've not asked for long life, or riches, or the enemy's defeat.
I shall make you wise, and wealthy. You will rule on King David's seat.

Solomon ruled with eleven princes, and twelve officers bringing provision.
He was king of the land from the north to the south. One nation with no division.

God made him strong. No enemy would dare. 40,000 stalls for his horses.
12,000 horsemen with chariots for all. No foe could threaten his forces.

He was wise beyond measure. His fame spread abroad, from Egypt to the kings of the east.
He spoke 3,000 proverbs, and taught wisdom to all, from the greatest unto the least.


Lord's Prayer

Matthew 6:5-7:29, Luke 6:37-49

When you give and you pray, do them not to be seen.
That's not the right reason. You know what I mean.

When you pray, pray to God, between you and Him.
Prayer isn't a thing between you and men.

Pray, our Father in Heaven. Holy is your name.
Your will's done in heaven. Let on earth be the same.

Please provide us our food and forgive us our sin.
He says He'll do so, as we forgive men.

Sounds like my favorite, "as we forgive men."
God keeps stressing this precept. He's done so again.

Lead us not to temptation, but keep us from harm.
For you have all power. We are safe in your arm.

And then as he closes His prayer with Amen,
Jesus repeats it. My favorite again.

He says, for if men you fail to forgive,
what you dish out to others, is the way you will live.

Be honest with God, motivated by Him.
Don't do good to show off, for the praises of men.

Put your treasures in heaven, and not on this earth.
Live to please God. Nothing else has more worth.

You can't serve two masters. But you have to choose.
If you seek to serve riches, in the end you will loose.

Don't fear tomorrow. Trust God and His love.
Sufficient to the day is the evil thereof.

Jesus says it again, in case that you've missed.
His wonderful promise. It's first on my list.

The way you judge others is how God will judge you.
Now think about that. What would you have God do?

Should He treat you with mercy, or bring you disgrace.
I don't know about you, but I wish for His grace.

First judge yourself before you judge another.
Get that beam from your eye, then the speck from your brother.

Seek and you'll find. Knock to come in.
We do good to our children. We'll get good things from Him.

All the law and the prophets is simple and true.
Do to others as you, would have them do to you.

Beware of false prophets, but how will we know?
Just look at their fruits. You reap what you sow.

Hear my words and obey them. Build your house on the rock.
Godliness is inside. It isn't just talk.

And when Jesus finished, the people could see.
He spoke not as the scribes, but with authority.

BibleInPoems, Ron Calugar, 2015-2023