Tag Archives: Christ

First Principles: We Should Better Follow the Commandments Than the Holidays

“How many observe Christ’s birth-day! How few, his precepts! O! ’tis easier to keep Holidays than Commandments.” – Benjamin Franklin (1743)    

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Jars of Clay Transformed

Based in part on 2 Cor  4:7-10: Jars of Clay Transformed by Michael Romani Filled in our earthen jars of clay Is the power that carries our day Momentary points of affliction Cannot outweigh the prediction That all works towards … Continue reading

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Lasting Changes

Based in part on Hebrews 12:1: Lasting Changes by Michael Romani Lasting change can be elusive Burdens are felt so intrusive It seems that in our gut We get stuck in a rut It’s a fatalistic mentality That feeds our mortality … Continue reading

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Authenticity In Being

1 Peter 2:21 Authenticity In Being by Michael Romani To this then you have been called Because Christ as is recalled Suffered that we might be free And now we are to follow as He Being the real deal and … Continue reading

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Comfort In His Love

Philippians 2:5-11 Comfort In His Love by Michael Romani In all of life’s storms, you bring peace From all of life’s troubles you bring release More beautiful than diamonds, you shine As I, with each of us, walk your fine … Continue reading

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Path of Opportunity

John 12:12-16 Path of Opportunity by Michael Romani Meandering on down the narrow road Doing things now as I’ve been told All of this, my path of opportunity Taken as it is revealed to me Riding in on a triumphant … Continue reading

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Choices of Roads Best Traveled

Choices of Roads Best Traveled by Michael Romani Choices in the roads we travel Are choices that do quite ravel The ways we take up and live Choices of the road may forgive But there are fundamentals to know And … Continue reading

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Message From the Cross 2018

Message From the Cross by Michael Romani Without the suffering on the cross There is only our death and final loss There is no other Holy name We would have only our own blame There is no other stake to … Continue reading

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No Substitutions Acceptable

No Substitutions Acceptable by Michael Romani Substituted something instead of Christ Faithless cults to say that to be precise Never quiet knowing or ever really getting That Christ is our indwelling never regretting His is the truth and His is … Continue reading

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Splintering Healed

Splintering Healed by Michael Romani From Peter to Paul We take in it all celebrating an Octave Of sacred Christian unity That we might have The linked arms of you and me Leading to Holy Pentecost A holy procession for … Continue reading

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