Open up your ears as I teach,
Turn your ears to words from my lips;
Allow them in your heart to reach,
Let in your mind that each one grips.
Incline your ear unto the Law,
As my mouth illustrates points;
So that you no longer will flaw,
For lubricating all your joints.
In a parable long ago,
I explain dark sayings of old;
So that you understand and know,
As to how your life will unfold.
I utter sayings from the dark,
And have been hidden many years;
So you know where not to embark,
To understand and calm your fears.
Things we have heard and know about,
Things that our parents have said;
Things that we have shed so much doubt,
Things that desire us as dead.
We no longer be hiding them,
From the offspring of our loins;
Ensuring God will not condemn,
Unto the mate that one conjoins.
For the power and the great deeds,
Sounds as though of being perplex;
Merely it is something that needs,
Passed from one person to the next.
God gave written testimony,
So there would not be a mistake;
As not thought to be a phony,
His Word as not being a fake.
Then each generation will know,
As children will learn as the same;
And as they continue to grow,
They will be able to proclaim.
So remember what He has done,
While obeying His commands;
Having hearts loyal to the Son,
And following what He demands.
Copyright © 2017 Richard Newton Sherrer