Wednesday, November 26, 2014

MY BLOG EDITORIAL + 2 THANKSGIVING POEMS



MY BLOG EDITORIAL+ 2 POEMS FOR THANKSGIVING
 poemsbyjoel.blogspot.com

The first thing that I want to make clear is that this is a realistic, but unbiased editorial.

I am not a racist; ‘I have friends and associates of all colors and creeds & what I am about to write about can happen in any of these creeds. However for whatever reason it happens more often in the black community.

First, let me say that both my wife and my sister-in-law grew up very poor, but that didn’t stop them from bettering themselves. Yes, you may say, “But they are white.” It’s more about motivation than it is about the color of your skin. There are plenty of black people who grew up poor or middle class, yet they had the motivation to better themselves.

Since the Emancipation Proclamation and the Civil Rights Legislation in recent years, the black community as a whole, (with the exception of those who have tried to better their situation) has languished in their own world. Letting white America ( in particular, our federal state and local governments) give them what they believed that they were due, not trying to get off their backsides and bettering things to make their lives healthier and more productive. As an example of this, does wearing your pants down to your butt cheeks make you a better person? Many black men have chosen to follow the gangstsa style fashion (which originated in prison.) Another bad feature is the baby mama drama. Although it is not restricted to the black community alone, there are far too many very young single women getting pregnant and relying on the system to take care of them.

As for the rioting that has gone on over these many years, violencece begets violence (that’s not to say that the cause itself wasn’t justified) it could have taken placer as a peaceful protest and probably would have made a better impact on the community as a whole. Regardless of the color of their skin the fear of God’s Wrath needs to be put into all people who disobey God’s Laws.

My final thought in this matter is as follows: We are all LEGAL AMERICAN CITIZENS, regardless of the color of our skin, many of whom died to protect the freedom of this great nation. Although we live in the greatest country in the world, these days you would never know that. So lets all do our part, disregarding our ethnicity, to bring this nation back to the elite status that we once knew, working together, as brothers and sisters under God, united with liberty and justice for all people, regardless of the color of their skin or their ethnicity. I pray that my words are looked at as an encouragement for ALL people to try to better themselves and not as a demeaning editorial aimed strictly at one particular race of people.


Now that I’ve spewed my personal opinion, there’s something that needs to be said,” Happy Thanksgiving and Blessings in Yeshua’s. (Jesus) Holy Name,”
                                                                                                    
                                                                               Joel Steinhauer

THE TRUE DEFINITION OF THANKSGIVING



THE TRUE DEFINITION OF THANKSGIVING

Give thanks to the Lord God our creator
Whose power is Omnipotent and Grand
Yet so many people do not accept Him
Because of things they don’t understand

It’s quite a very simple concept which
Even some men of science can agree
Although they say theoretically that
They have proven that this cannot be

I am far from being a biblical scholar but
I do believe what the bible says and means
Because I have blind faith in God’s Divinity
Those theories aren’t worth a hill of beans

I wasn’t there to see the things that happened
But I believe what was written and will testify
That God gave it to His prophets to write down
We know that God can’t doesn’t and won’t lie

Those that finally do accept God’s written word
Come to faith when they feel that all else is lost
They can see that God is always there to turn to
Yet still don’t understand the price that it cost

Father God gave to the world His only begotten Son
Whose blood atonement frees us from all worldly sin
But only if you will profess Him as Lord and Messiah
At that moment your circumstances become a win/ win

At this point your life starts a new beginning and no end
For when you pass away God has granted you eternal life
To enter His kingdom with all of your heavenly treasures
Abiding with the Lord freed from sickness pain and strife

You must also understand that this gift does not come free
Daily you must ask forgiveness for sins that you may not see
Becoming a vessel for the Lord and spreading God’s Word
Is not only a blessing but a vital part of your responsibility

THANKSGIVING



THANKSGIVING


We’ll be spending our Thanksgiving
By driving over to Grandma’s house
Not a soul will go hungry
Not even a little mouse

She started preparing
On the night before
If there was anything missing
She sent Grandpa to the store

Everything must be perfect
On this day you see
For it isn’t very often
That we gather as a family

After a long trip we arrive there
The first thing we do is turn on the TV
To watch the Thanksgiving Day parade
There are marching bands and floats to see

Before we begin eating
We hold hands and pray
Thank you Lord for the blessings
That you have given us this day

And we also pray a special blessing for
The men and women who protect our liberty
Please God keep them safe from harm
They understand that freedom isn’t free

Then Grandpa says, “Let’s eat I’m starving.”
The first thing on the menu is soup in a cup
In the background we listen to Holiday music
This always helps us to keeps our spirits up

Uncle Charlie carves the turkey and
Asks if we want dark meat or white
And even with this many people
There will be plenty to take home tonight

Pass the gravy and the rolls please
The peas and sweet potatoes too
The cornbread stuffing is delicious
And may I have some apple cider too

When we finish with the main course
The women will help to put things away
While the men go and watch a football game
Actually there are several of them on TV today

Once everything else has been cleaned up
Grandma serves coffee and pumpkin pie
All of a sudden it feels like we’re stuffed
For same strange reason we wonder why

Before we head back to our homes
There are still two things to be done
First we help to set up the Christmas tree
Then we join hands and thank the Holy One

Thank you Lord for the blessings of this special day
We ask for traveling mercies and Your Grace again
May all of our hearts be filled with Your Goodness
And to this prayer all of Your Children say, “AMEN.”

Thursday, November 20, 2014

A CoMMENTARY ON POEM # 2-AVOID USING GOD'S NAME IN VAIN

Without any doubt in my mind, these are the finest verses that I've ever received from the Lord's Holy Spirit!



AVOID USING GOD’S NAME IN VEIN

This poem relates to a very touchy subject
Too many people use God’s Name in vain
It happens most often when they get upset
Proceeding to do it over and over again

What they don’t seem to understand is
That the words are provided by the devil
For he controls the airwaves on the earth
And everything that he does projects evil

Think about these words that you’re saying
Asking God’s Forgiveness for this thought
Remembering that Yeshua paid the price
Cleansing all of the sins that He Bought

Yes it’s perfectly o. k. to get upset with satan
Just keep the Lord’s Name out of the equation
Then as God Listens and He Hears your pain
It will lead to the solution of your frustration

When you’re getting these slanderous thoughts
Removed from the vast confines of your mind
Pray to the Lord and Praise His Holy Name
Leaving all the anguish and bitterness behind

COMMITTED



 COMMITTED

God is doing Spiritual works in me
His word breaks into my sinful way
Destroying barriers fueled by satan
In Messiah I am renewed each day

It is not the easy journey for me
Daily I sin and don't even see it
Yeshua died to cleans my sins and this evil is
Purged through the powers of the Holy Spirit

Not one of us can walk the walk that
Brought the Lord to His Father's side
Yet if we try by giving it our best effort
God's Grace and Mercy won't be denied

Because all life and death is pre-determined
I don't knowing when I'll breathe my last
By my faith and love I'll walk with my Savior
Repenting daily for sins both present and past

In all of my prayers I say to the Lord, "Hineni
Whatever you ask of me each day I will obey
I will serve for Your Honor and Your Glory
Until You Decree that it's my last earthly day"

As a part of the Body of Messiah
I have the promise of eternal life
Abiding somewhere in God's Heavenly Kingdom
In God’s Holy Place free from satan’s worldly strife

Saturday, November 15, 2014

IN LOVING MEMORY OF DR. CARL BREMER



IN LOVING MEMORY OF DR. CARL BREMER
                          
In the bible it says that the Lord
Gives and also that He takes away
What’s truly the more important aspect is that
It’s the Lord our God to whom we need to pray

I attended a memorial service today
For a man of immense Spiritual worth
His body has taken its final breath and
His Soul no longer resides on the earth

Dr. Carl Bremer had the Spirit of God
Embedded in his body mind and Soul
As a Chiropractor and a Man of God
His mission in life was to make you whole

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family
Those who Dr. Carl loved so very much
The day will come as he watches over them
When at long last they will be in touch

For now and until that day comes to pass they have
Fond memories of this man of God who healed
And just like him they’ll have a mansion in heaven
For through Yeshua’s Blood their fate has been sealed

Thursday, November 13, 2014

FREEDOM IS IN GOD'S HANDS



EDOM IS IN GOD’S HANDS

There’s a well known expression which
Says that our freedom isn’t really free
Here is just one very good reason why
We have this God Given liberty

The strength of our military branches
Which protect us from shore to shore
Even sometimes giving up their lives
To protect our freedom even more

The thing that we seem to forget is that
The Lord our God gave us this right
If we continue to make foolish decisions
He could very easily take it away overnight

God gave us the freedom to make choices
We must seek Him in prayer and praise
If we continue to do this fervently I believe
He’ll protect us for the rest of our days