These are some of the attempts at verse that I have made over the years. I trust that they are to the glory of the Lord Jesus - and that putting them here is to His glory too.
I have now posted most that I have written at least once but continue in case a new audience finds new blessing. Occasionally I throw in some other verse.
Comment are welcome.
Sunday, 27 October 2013
illumination constrained To the sparks they had kindled Men lay
in sorrow: when Christ came they preferred The flickering of
their caves Yet we can know in its brightness The pure
illumination Of the true Light.
A faithful Creator
provided Food for the journey: They ate, and lived, and
died. But now the Father gives, As a spiritual reality For
lasting life, lasting substance And lasting satisfaction The
One on a fruitful hill, Dug and relieved of
stones, Was planted that unsatisfactory vine, Israel, bearer of
wild grapes; Now He stands, to God's satisfaction, Without
earthly moisture, Clusters ripening into grapes, Christ, the
Blind, and unaware Of poverty and nakedness, How
could Laodicea give Testimony? The source of eye-salve, Of
gold and garments speaks: What words the Amen asserts! What can
He not introduce The faithful and true Witness?
dignity He has The reality of every type, The One who
supersedes every Shadow. Who has the right To the key of David
- who Maintains everything for God But the One who can call
Himself The holy, the true?