Choose To Be Wise

by Paul Mayes Jamar

As bright as the sun
On a clear summer’s day
Stands my Jesus, God’s Son,
Emperor of the Godly way.

So clean and pure of heart, 
And wise beyond man’s thoughts,
Jesus, the sheep and goats He parts, 
As righteous Judge, He is our boss.

He leads us to the green pastures, 
And water brooks in the desert,
Of this evil world, cries out our pastors,
Ask Jesus to save you from hurt.

Along with judgement to damnation,
In an even worse hell that’s on fire,
With continual torment, not a vacation,
Cry out to Jesus before you expire.

Then God’s glory we shall behold,
As eternity rolls along in Paradise.
I believe in faith, for the Bible has told
Me of such things, and I choose to be wise.

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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