Poems from Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi from “Light of Day”


(Haggai 1:9)
Build My House
What you brought home,
I blew away,
Because my house
Is so decayed.


(Zechariah 4:10)
Small Steps
Do not despise
The small steps, Soul,
That lead you on
To God’s great goals.

(Zechariah 10:4)
From Judah
From Judah comes
The cornerstone
And the tent peg
And battle bow.

(Zech. 14:6-7)
That Day
On that day there
Will be no light,
No cold or frost,
No day or night.


(Malachi 2:15; Zeph. 2:3,
Psalm 34:14, 1 Cor. 14:1)
Do Not Forsake
Do not forsake
Your wife of youth;
Seek righteousness,
Peace, love and truth.

(Malachi 3:10-11)

When You Give Tithes
Pests won’t devour
Your crops, and vines
Won’t cast their fruit
When you give tithes.

(Malachi 3:10-12)
A man who tithes
Will never lack;
Give ten percent
And don’t look back.

(Malachi 3)
Tithing Works
Some starve although
They break their backs,
But men who tithe
Will never lack.