Tag Archives: Cross

The Beauty of the Cross

The Beauty of the Cross Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Did you see the beauty of His wounds? The mockers could not see the love Shed in blood and tears I was not there but in my … Continue reading

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Nails of Love

Jesus came to give from above His love On the cross mercy wins My sins that are told in sordid tales were nails no longer tip the justice scales He surely paid the price as soldiers rolled the dice His … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Sacrifice

Over at dVerse Poets Pub, Mary challenges to write about beauty. With Good Friday and Easter on the horizon, I decided to write about the most beautiful sacrifice in all of history. A Beautiful Sacrifice It is an ugly scene … Continue reading

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Ash and Sackcloth

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. It is somber holiday when we are called to consider our sinful nature and our need for a savior. As a result, it tends not to be the most popular of holidays, … Continue reading

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Comprehending His Power Is My Power

We are just about to finish up my first full year of Bible Study Fellowship, and as a group leader, in the study of Matthew. The experience has been richer than I could have ever imagined. I am so blessed … Continue reading

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The Cross – A Cinquain

I’ve been struggling to post very often lately, and starting this week I’m taking on another responsibility as a Bible study small group leader. It occurred to me that I could embrace my love of short-form poetry and thereby continue … Continue reading

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It Is Finished – An Elfje

Black the sky when He died redeemed my lost soul. Atonement.

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Irony – An Elfje

Rugged the cross instrument of death brought me eternal life irony

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Which Thief? – A Poem

Two thieves were crucified beside Jesus one dark day One thief mocked One thief believed Which one would I be? If I was crucified right by His side would I mock and jeer? Which thief would I be? If my … Continue reading

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Upon the Cross – A Ghazal in Two Versions

Last Thursday at dVerse Poets Pub‘s Form For All Samuel Peralta taught us about the ghazal form of poetry. I wrote one for linking up there on Thursday and I liked the form so much I decided to write another. … Continue reading

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