Salvation Stanzas, Reasons and Rhymes

allHis – because it is!

at the foot of the cross

Category: Creation (Page 2 of 2)

Hidden – Colors


God hides for a season
The beauty of leaves
Beneath the chlorophyll,
So that He can delight
Our eyes in the fall
And give us a colorful thrill!


God paints the clouds
A bright golden hue
The earth lush and green
The sky softer blue
But His most precious color
Is the deep crimson red
That flowed from Christ’s side
His feet, hands and head.

Mark Tinjum   –   2015


The brilliant, all knowing, universe Maker,
Condescended to make lowly me,
Then showed how much He loves and cares,
By dying for me on a tree.

Mark Tinjum   –   2016


Over and Under

God spoke and creation took shape and began,
He commanded and all things stood fast,
All things over and under the sun,
All things present and future and past.

Mark Tinjum   –   2016

Small Beginnings

The Maker looked lovingly at the seeds in His hand
Each barely an eighth an inch long,
And smiled and nodded approvingly
As the other trees broke out in song,
The little seeds little knew at that time
The great lesson that God was showing,
Or the noble cause for which they were made
And the honor that He was bestowing,

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Thunder and Roses

You hold all of creation
In the palm of Your hand
From the most majestic mountain
To the tiniest grain of sand
The diversity of all Your creation
So intriguing and filled with wonder
The fragrance of roses in springtime
The power of lightning and thunder.

Mark Tinjum   –   2016


There is beauty all around us,
If we open our eyes to see,
God turns a worm into a butterfly,
And gives flight to the honey bee.

There is beauty in the mind of Jesus,
It’s made manifest by His creation,
For on that glorious dawn of this age,
The Morning Star sang with elation.

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Dust and Destiny

God formed the first man
From the dust,
As an earthen vessel of clay,
Then blew in his nostrils
The breath of life,
His image to set on display.

As a Master Artist
Shows his passion for life,
On canvas, gold, silver or stone,
So the Lord demonstrated
His wisdom and love,
By not leaving His vessel alone.

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