Tag Archives: John

Gospel Clerihews

The apostle John dropped his nets at dawn followed Jesus with the ten all became fishers of men ********* Simon’s son Judas by his betrayal showed us it’s not enough to meet God if a different path we trod ********* … Continue reading

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Stop Throwing Stones

If you spend any time on social media and have conservative Christian friends or follow conservative Christian feeds, then no doubt you have seen numerous posts lately decrying the murder of innocent babies. Especially with the anniversary of Roe v. … Continue reading

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I Was a Seed

Brian Ens is running the show at dVerse Poets Pub today and is asking us to write a poem in any form. The catch? We have to explain why we chose the form that we did. I decided to write a … Continue reading

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Jeremiah Preached the Gospel

I’ve been reading through Jeremiah, alternating with Hebrews, as part of my Bible-in-a-year reading schedule. I’m up to chapter 23 of Jeremiah, but I kept thinking about chapter 17. So I went back and re-read chapter 17 the other night. As … Continue reading

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My Simple Life

The Day 26 prompt at NaPoWriMo today (where incidentally my post of yesterday was featured) is to write a persona poem, which is a poem in the voice of someone else. I chose to write in the voice of John, … Continue reading

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Why He Came – A Poem

He healed the sick, the lame, the leper But that’s not why He came He gave the blind sight and drove out demons But that’s not why He came He fed the 5,000 plus women and children But that’s not … Continue reading

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Choosing to Trust

I’ve been thinking about trust lately. It has been said that trust must be earned, and that once lost it is hard to regain. But it occurs to me that trust is a choice, and that sometimes we must choose … Continue reading

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