The Epistle of Joy
The Epistle of Joy|
Copyright © March 19, 2016 by Douglas W. Jerving.
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Paul and Silas sit in prison.
Silas shifts a little, shakes his chain.
Paul shifts and shakes in response.
Shake, rattle, and roll.
"Hmmm! says Silas, eye-a-twinkle.
"Hymn?" says Paul, and then the two
chain out a beat, singing a psalm of old.
Next day Paul puts pen to papyrus,
To write the Philippians’ church
“Count all your sufferings joy.”
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