My Poems

To Tell the Truth

To Tell The Truth Ralph “Yankee” Arnold “Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” John 14:6 To tell the Truth, I cannot lie “But what is truth?” was Pilate’s reply Was Truth placed on a cross that day? For Truth […]

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The Time of My Life

HAPPY VALENTINE To the “TIME OF MY LIFE” by Ralph ‘Yankee” Arnold February 4th 2005 You were the prettiest thing I had ever seen I’d be your prince and you my queen We ran away at the midnight hour Your prince without armour, castle, or tower Anderson, Anderson, here we come Athens, Athens, where we

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Pearl of Great Price

Every pastor should be so blessed as to have in his church, a woman like Nancy Louise Smith. She was a Godly woman whose vibrant zeal touched many lives. Although her suffering was not a joy, she taught you how to joy through suffering. PEARL OF GREAT PRICE A tribute to Nancy Louise Smith By

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A Friend to the End

A Friend to the End By Ralph “Yankee” Arnold February 1, 2005 A friend in need is a friend indeed For we are born with an empty cup For if one falls down, the friend’s around To encourage and lift you up A friend is there thru thick and thin When you’re right or when

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A Flame in the Wind

What went ye out to see, A reed shaken by the wind? Not this man from Tennessee, To the Spirit only would he bend. O’ my friend, what went ye out to hear? The Gospel of Grace made crystal clear? Salvation by grace, tis the gift of God. Rewards are earned, but rebellion the rod.

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Golf is Gorilla Warfare

“Golf is Gorilla Warfare” Ralph Arnold (week-day warrior) Written after another excruciating day of golf. October 22, 2001 What possesses a man, to take a club in his hand, just to hit a little white ball? He plans as before, To better his score, And plays spring, summer, and fall. Sometimes I miss it, Or

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Dying Grace

DYING GRACE by Dr. Ralph “Yankee” Arnold Written January 9th , 1999, when I learned that my mother had cancer. She graduated 2004 Rest assured, that the God of all Grace will, grant to you and I, at the precise moment it is needed, the grace to face death, the last great enemy of man.

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