I grew up around Religion and lived without a true knowledge of God, Jesus Christ, or The Bible for the first 29 years of my life, although I believed I was a Christian. It wasn't until my wife (who was saved, but, never grew in the Word) started to witness to me, about 3 years after we were married, that I picked up a Bible for the first time in my life and was miraculously saved after ... more »
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Bob Gotti Poems
A Cord of Three Strands
I have one lovely woman in my life, but we have a marriage of three. The life long bond of our marriage is my wife, Jesus Christ, and me. This is not simply a well known cliché, a phrase, or a simple token,
Humility And Pride
Two emotions deep down inside, are those of humility and pride, They produce what men may see, in the life of both you and me. A haughty spirit can sure reside, in a heart that’s filled with pride. A humble spirit is in you and me, when you’re filled with humility.
A Battle Within
Being nibbled on by The Spirit, through God’s Word, as you hear it, Chipping away at the great divide, which has been built deep inside. Removing the veil upon the heart, which hinders Truth Christ departs, The only truth that sets men free, from the lies that bind you and me.
A Disciple of Christ
When you cleave onto God’s Word, the Truth of God that you heard, And choose to follow Jesus Christ, allowing God’s Word into your life, You then become a disciple of, The Lord and Savior and God above. Only in Christ, are men truly free, with a freedom that spans Eternity.
A Clay Vessel
The Lord has taken a vessel like me, and shaped it for an eternity. An empty, cracked vessel like this, He has filled with Eternal Bliss. All my sin, Christ has set apart, as God began a work in my heart. He cleansed me first of all my sin, then He started a change within.
Not Peace But A Sword
On the scene came Christ The Lord, not with peace but with a sword. The sword was The Word of Truth, and to many it became a reproof. To many hearts Truth would come, to acknowledge God’s Only Son. But many just wouldn’t believe, and The Truth they would not receive.
Love, Faith and Hope
Love is one identifying mark that sets Believers and others apart. Men will know us from others when we have love one for another. Love covers a multitude of sin, when you have Christ’s love within. It was Christ’s love on the cross that covered the sins of the lost.
A Calming Grace
Rushing by with one weary heart; this is how many have their start, Every day starts a hectic pace, in a life in need of a calming Grace. A Grace that sets your heart at rest, when the day is one long test. Grace with a peace that is assured, sent to all who know The Lord.
Someone You Can Trust
God is Faithful and God is Just, God is someone you can trust. When in a trial simply be still, as God works out His Perfect Will. He is God and from the start, He’s working to prepare your heart. When you are tried, you will see, God is molding you for Eternity.
Searching For a Church?
After your long and weary search, have you found the perfect church? A simple church ruled by men; the perfect church you can’t condemn. Or do they all appear the same, just another building with His Name? And once inside you’re not sure, if you feel the presence of The Lord.
A Larger Plan
You set your mind and your heart, on your goal right from the start. You then begin to plan a course, consulting every available source. As you plan for hopes and needs, you also plant a few extra seeds, Placing just a few irons in the fire, and this plan’s for a future desire.
Be Prepared With a Reason
Be prepared in and out of season, to give all men a heartfelt reason, For all the peace you have within, through the hope you have in Him. The Hope we have in Jesus Christ, the sure hope of an Eternal Life, An Eternal Life with Christ our Lord, in Heaven with Him forevermore.
A Need For Mercy
It was God’s Grace that I received, on that day when I believed. Today it’s God’s Mercy that I need, and on this very day indeed. I need God to intervene for me, so His hand of Grace I may see. To see His hand in my life today, while working in a special way.
Vanity, Vanity, all is vanity; words expressed to you and me, All our labors, here on earth, and what ultimately is its worth? All men are born to just die, a common destiny for you and I, And all this life is meaningless, words Solomon uttered to us.
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A Cord of Three Strands
I have one lovely woman in my life, but we have a marriage of three.
The life long bond of our marriage is my wife, Jesus Christ, and me.
This is not simply a well known cliché, a phrase, or a simple token,
For Solomon said that a cord of three strands is not easily broken.
And when I include in my life, my two sons, I have a family of five,
For in the center is Jesus Christ who helps my entire family thrive.
The church that we attend is not just men and women under a steeple,
For the power we derive from Jesus Christ makes us a special people.