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

274 - Jesus' Trial
275 - Crucifixion
276 - Burial
277 - Resurrection
278 - Revealed

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


Below are a couple of Bible In Poems random poem selections

The Golden Calf

Exodus 32:1-Exodus 32:35

We think of the ten commandments, when we think of Mount Sinai.
But it wasn't just ten, it was dozens of them, handed down from God on high.

To write it all down took a while. How long before Moses came back?
More then a month Moses was gone. Here are a couple more facts.

It did not take a few hours or even a week or two.
Moses was gone a full forty days. That was much more then a few.

The people began to wonder. Is he really coming back.
He didn't take any water, or even a lunch in a sack.

Aaron where's your bother? Meeting God? He's too long. You agree?
God isn't here. Will we wait for a year? We want a God we can see.

So Aaron said bring me your earrings. I'll melt the gold down and begin,
to fashion a god. A big golden calf, with an altar. Oh no! This is sin.

The people worshiped the idol. God said Moses, this crowd's a vexation.
These people rebel. Destroy them I shall, and from you I'll raise a new nation.

Then Moses begged the Lord. Egypt showed what God can do.
If the nations see your people destroyed, they'll stop believing in you.

So the Lord repented this evil and Moses returned to the camp.
With the tables of stone God wrote with his hand. What he heard would give most men a cramp.

Joshua thought this was the noise of war, but Moses knew the facts.
This noise was idol worship. Aaron joined their wicked acts.

Angry Moses threw the tablets. The stones that God had made.
He burned the calf, ground it to dust, said, Aaron, you have strayed.

Then Moses, in the gate of the camp, said come if you choose the Lord.
The rest who want that golden calf will die by the edge of the sword.

Many repented and turned from the idol and to the Lord instead.
But many rejected Moses and God. By nightfall three thousand were dead.


Philistines And The Ark

1 Samuel 4:1 - 1 Samuel 7:17

While Samuel kept serving God Eli was getting old.
Sons Hophni and Phineas were wicked and growing bold.

God warned that He would punish them, but punishment had not come.
Now Israel battled the Philistines and the Philistines had won.

Israel said let's get the Ark of God. Maybe then we won't die.
They did not say we trust in God, but let's give God a try.

So Eli's sons came with the ark against the Philistine host.
This made the Philistines fear and shake as if they'd seen a ghost.

This God delivered Israel from Egypt's mighty hand.
There is no God like Israel's God. This isn't what we planned.

But that was very long ago. We won last time we fought.
The Philistines said we'll win again. Don't fear this ark they brought.

The battle raged. Philistia won. They killed both Eli's boys.
They took the Ark. All Israel mourned. Eli asked, what is this noise?

Your sons are dead. The Ark is gone. The army is a wreck.
At 98 old Eli tipped his chair and broke his neck.

The Philistines took the Covenant Ark. They thought they'd conquered God.
In time instead of celebrate they each nurse their emerod.

For now they set the conquered Ark below their god Dagon.
Next day he'd fallen on his face before the morning dawn.

Some god this Dagon idol that can't stand any more.
They set him back but once again God knocked him to the floor.

But that's not all, God sent a plague. There was no place to hide.
Now the Philistines groaned in pain and many of them died.

For seven months Philistia groaned, now desperate in their grief.
We have to send this ark away. We must get some relief.

Don't send it empty. Send a gift. Pray God will heal our land.
Send gifts of gold so Israel's God will lighten up His hand.

Don't make the same mistake as Egypt did of old.
God drowned them all now make a cart. Return the Ark with gold.

The Philistines got two mother cows and took their calves away.
We'll see if Israel's mighty God won't let them go astray.

And sure enough those mother cows went lowing as they trod,
straight to the Levite's field, led by the hand of God.

The Philistines saw it and returned unto their homes again.
O're Israel they could battle. O're God, they could not win.

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