The Way To God

by Paul Mayes Jamar

I see Jesus lower than Angels
coming in the form of men
to die, and on a cross to dangle,
for our regrets, failures, and sin.

On the third day rose God’s Son
conquering death, pain, and sorrow,
forever putting Satan on the run,
granting men hope of a new tomorrow.

With justice, and righteousness to all
from a Savior in the flesh, and frail,
Jesus gave up Heaven, and to Earth did call,
to save souls from eternal death, and hell.

He tasted death's shadow, and smother
to redeem mankind forever more,
giving salvation to believers and brothers,
rising three days after the Temple curtain tore.

Now with all authority and power,
sitting at God’s right hand above,
hearing our prayers, this strong tower
makes demons cower with God’s love.

The way to God is open just for today,
some come through to Jesus, Heaven’s door,
and live forever with the Lord His way,
no pain, no sorrow, no death, no more.

Paul Mayes Jamar was born in Brownwood, Texas in March 1955. He spent most of his life in Texas, just within the last twenty years he moved to Missouri. He graduated from Angelo State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Mr. Jamar was a third generation radio broadcaster owning several stations in the Austin, Texas area. He has written four books of Christian poetry. He hopes to get published soon. He has been published in Highland Park Poetry’s website with his poem, “Bluebonnet Sonnet,” and “Sunrise,” and in their book on Shoes, with His poem, “Shoe Holes.” Also, soon to be in Central Texas Writers Society’s Anthology on Nature with his poem, “The Big Red Ant.” He has also published over twenty poems with Agape Review. Mr. Jamar lives with his wife Cynthia Jamar, and has three children living elsewhere.

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