Tuesday, July 12, 2011
The Devil Is a Tiger and a Snake
Oh, the devil is a tiger and a snake. (Yes, sir!)
A tiger and a snake is he. (Oh, no!)
He'd eat you and you'd end up in the lake (Of fire!)
Yes, the lake of fire is where he'll be. (Don't go!)
So, you don't be paying him no fees. (Not one!)
You don't owe him a single thing. (You're free!)
He'd rob you, stealing everything he sees.(Bar none!)
Resist him and your soul will sing. (Glory!)
Be sober-minded; be watchful.
Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion,
seeking someone to devour.
--1 Peter 5:8 ESV
And the great dragon was thrown down,
that ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan,
the deceiver of the whole world—
he was thrown down to the earth,
and his angels were thrown down with him.
--Revelation 12:9 ESV
So, how can your soul be free? How can you resist the devil? Only through Jesus and the power of his Holy Spirit. This little sing-song poem speaks of the most serious matter there is: Your eternal destiny. Will you turn from your sin now? Will you turn from the devil and his ways? Will you rush to Jesus? You won't be free until you do. You won't be safe until you do.
Photos ©2011 James L. Swindle.
Poem by JLS is public domain.
I wrote of a tiger instead of a lion, since a tiger is what I'd seen recently.