Poems. Prayers & Promises

Thursday, 28 November 2013

Come Near

A painful despair
a lamentable disgrace
drawn to your mercy

Sunday, 17 November 2013

Last


I see the King, Alpha and Omega
Sweet consummation echoed in his voice
Living word, incarnation fulfillment.

I see the volleys of comets red fire
A rich crimson stream of love and mercy
Stains the shore of the crystal diamond lake.

I see the last rainbow through clouds burning
Loves consuming smoke dispersing evil
Shudders the ravaged cluster of the heart.

I see the mountains slide into the sea
Amethyst shreds strewn, bled and ripped apart
The last and the first his reigning beauty.

I see love captured in pure white linen
Purchased stars washed clean in sacrificed blood
Eternal praise radiates heavens light.

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Written for Poetry Jam

Monday, 11 November 2013

Calvary Road

We meet him on the Calvary road
Where he bids us to take up the cross
Where he calls us to come and die
And be immersed in the river of grace.

We meet him on the Calvary road
His words have a terrifying effect
His words are sobering, calling us to follow
And usher us towards the Kingdom of grace.

We meet him on the Calvary road
His hands bear the scars of love
His hands outstretched and open to all
And offer us forgiveness through his grace.

We meet him on the Calvary road
Where we reckon ourselves dead to sin
Where we enter through the crimson gate
And revel in all the glories of grace.


Saturday, 9 November 2013

Wine

Celestial breath
tenderst nature of love
Spirits divine wine.

Friday, 8 November 2013

Crimson Pattern

A patience endurance
In loveliness and meekness

For suffering reflected in love

For not returning evil for evil
In pardoning with an act

For servant hood and its substitute
The crimson pattern
In the divine once and for all death

He took my place

Infinite worth
Gave me salvation

Life to a condemned man.


Friday, 1 November 2013

Remembrance

The sprinkled altar
remembrance to get home
crimson assurance

(From Hebrews 9:24)