I wrote this a few months ago, while studying the book of Philippians. The first stanza corresponds broadly to 1v15-26, the second stanza to 2v6-11, the third to 3v7-11, and the fourth to 3v12-14. May Christ be served in all my ways,may I rejoice with every breath.If I receive no earthly praise,cast down in life,Continue reading “A Philippian Prayer”
When I see you at your bestI often see me at my worst,it feels as though I’ve not progressed,I feel more evil than at first. ‘Speak!’ they say, ‘Pour out your soul!’But that’s the thought that makes me sick,my opened heart’s a spill of oil,my prayers are seagulls in the slick.(wings thick with oil, noContinue reading “When I See You”
Jesus resembled his earthly father as well as his heavenly.
The LORD exalts the temple mountainand sets his house on highest peak.In the latter days this will come to passall the nations from some strange fountainwill flow uphill to hear God speakto hear his ways, walk in his paths. From Zion shall go forth the law,and kings be judged in Yahweh’s courts.All soldiers will directContinue reading “Isaiah 2v1-5”
Covid-19 can ruin your plans, but not your hopes.