My Good friend, Jim Burgoon, has created an awesome way to teach scripture using limericks.
A limerick is a humorous poem consisting of five lines. The first, second, and fifth lines must have seven to ten syllables while rhyming and having the same verbal rhythm. The third and fourth lines only have to have five to seven syllables, and have to rhyme with each other and have the same rhythm.
He has given me permission to share with you. I will be posting some of his limericks from time to time.
Here is today's limerick.
2 Kings 8:29 – Bad Choice In Women The new King Jehoram made a bad choice when he married Athaliah the daughter of Ahab, the worst king ever*. Jehoram married her when he was thirty-two and then ruled Israel for eight years, giving him the typical forty year Bible period of testing, which he failed. As we see it, the only reason God didn't kill him on the spot was because of an unconditional promise He'd made to David that his throne would continue forever.
King Jehoram wed Miss Atha -liah, evil union predestined for fire, who the Lord delayed kill'n, 'cause He'd promised Dave's chillun some would never come under His ire.