A GREAT NATION? — a poem by Bill Kochman



A poem by Bill Kochman. Visit my poetry page at https://www.billkochman.com/Poetry/ to see all my poetry, along with related Bible study resources, all in one place, and organized by poem category. Thanks!

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https://www.billkochman.com/Poetry/index.html#America

“Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.”
Proverbs 14:34, KJV

“If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”
2 Chronicles 7:14, KJV

“But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.”
Acts 10:35, KJV

“For the Lord will not cast off for ever: But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies. FOR HE DOTH NOT AFFLICT WILLINGLY nor grieve the children of men.”
Lamentations 3:31-33, KJV

“Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die? saith the Lord GOD: and not that he should return from his ways, and live?”
Ezekiel 18:23, KJV

“Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I HAVE NO PLEASURE IN THE DEATH OF THE WICKED; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?”
Ezekiel 33:11, KJV

“The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, NOT WILLING THAT ANY SHOULD PERISH, but that all should come to repentance.”
2 Peter 3:9, KJV

“For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.”
Hebrews 4:12, KJV

“And he [Jesus] had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.”
Revelation 1:16, KJV

“Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.”
Revelation 2:16, KJV

“And out of his [Jesus’] mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God . . . And the remnant were slain with the sword of him that sat upon the horse, which sword proceeded out of his mouth: and all the fowls were filled with their flesh.
Revelation 19:15, 21, KJV

“Is not my word like as a fire? saith the LORD; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?”
Jeremiah 23:29, KJV

“Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion. I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee. Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession. Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel.”
Psalm 2:6-9, KJV

“And whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.”
Matthew 21:44, KJV

“Righteousness Exalts a Nation” KJV Bible Verse List:

https://www.billkochman.com/VerseLists/verse248.html

“Don’t Provoke God to Anger” KJV Bible Verse List:

https://www.billkochman.com/VerseLists/verse492.html

“Don’t Harden Your Heart” KJV Bible Verse List:

https://www.billkochman.com/VerseLists/verse167.html

“But They Refused to Listen” KJV Bible Verse List:

https://www.billkochman.com/VerseLists/verse389.html

“Foolish Rebellion of the Wicked” KJV Bible Verse List:

https://www.billkochman.com/VerseLists/verse198.html

“Our Sins Won’t Remain Hidden” KJV Bible Verse List:

https://www.billkochman.com/VerseLists/verse155.html

“God’s Desire for Healing and Repentance” KJV Bible Verse List:

https://www.billkochman.com/VerseLists/verse302.html

Article: “Don’t Ever Underestimate Our Spiritual Enemy”:

https://www.billkochman.com/Articles/DontUnderestimateOurEnemy1.html

Article: “What is Wrong With Modern America?”:

https://www.billkochman.com/Articles/whtwrng1.html

Article: “Do You Want Love and Light, or Rod and Wrath?”:

https://www.billkochman.com/Articles/lovelit1.html

Article: “Beholding the Evil and the Good”:

https://www.billkochman.com/Articles/evilgd-1.html

Article: “Abortion: The Slaughter of the Innocent”:

https://www.billkochman.com/Articles/abort-01.html

Article: “The Fruit of the Womb”:

https://www.billkochman.com/Articles/fruitwm1.html

Article: “The Gay and Lesbian Agenda: To the Point!”:

https://www.billkochman.com/Articles/homosex1.html

Article: “When Sin is No Longer a Sin”:

https://www.billkochman.com/Articles/whensin1.html

Article: “Queen James Bible: Blasphemous Abomination Exposed!”:

https://www.billkochman.com/Articles/queen-james-bible-1.html

“Homosexuality Lesbianism Bestiality Transvestitism” KJV Bible Verse List:

https://www.billkochman.com/VerseLists/verse138.html

About Bill Kochman

Bill Kochman is a Christian writer, poet, graphic artist, online evangelist and founder and webmaster of the Bill's Bible Basics website and blog, as well as the founder and administrator of the Christian Social Network. His interests include tropical fish, Macintosh computers, web design, writing poetry, God's natural creation and his cats, Obsidian, Mischief and their progeny, such as Polo and Eljio.
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