In Genesis God created the Heavens and the Earth.
In Exodus the Hebrews marched to gain the promised land.
Leviticus contains the Law, holy and just and good,
Numbers records the tribes enrolled all sons of Abraham’s blood.
Moses in Deuteronomy recounts God’s mighty deeds.
Brave Joshua unto Canaan’s land the host of Israel leads;
In Judges their rebellion often provokes the Lord to smite,
But Ruth records the faith of one well pleasing in His sight.
In first and second Samuel of Jesse’s son we read.
Ten tribes in first and second Kings revolted from his seed.
The first and second Chronicles see Judah captive led,
But Ezra leads a remnant back by princely Cyrus’ aid.
The city walls of Zion Nehemiah builds again.
Whilst Esther saves her people from plots of wicked men.
In Job we read how faith will live beneath affliction’s rod,
And all the Psalms…
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