Sonnet: “Beneath, Amongst, Within Decaying Breaths”

Beneath, amongst, within decaying breaths Of numbered lanterns dimming as they burn And though they shineth not they fuel their deaths Exposing all to what they failed to learn And ‘neath such bushel… Continue reading

Poem: “The Passionate Shepherd Reborn To His Love”

Written in response to Christopher Marlowe’s poem “The Passionate Shepherd To His Love.” Come live with me and be my love And taste this world consisting of Such sweets to dull our fervent… Continue reading

Sonnet: “We Humbly Thank Thee LORD For Breath Sustained”

We humbly thank Thee LORD for breath sustained Though looming clouds be gray and thunder bring While prostrate to the earth Thy Scion reigned Atop our throats and hearts His praise we sing… Continue reading

Sonnet: “Oh Needest I, Dear LORD, Thy Spirit Now”

Oh needest I, dear LORD, Thy Spirit now For though I sweat I fear high-noon hath passed And though at such an hour I man Thy plow O’erhead Thy rainbowed hues man’s dye… Continue reading

Sonnet: “If Oft Thee Place Thy Efforts On The Block”

If oft thee place thy efforts on the block And stretch thy limbs so as to offer more Thy strain’ed sweat shall sweeten soured stock Though gained investitures now drip and pour If… Continue reading

Sonnet: “The Brightest Glowing Apples Easily Bruise”

  The brightest glowing apples eas’ly bruise So too shall nectars sweetest swiftly sour As well those champi’ns crowned in layers lose And Heaven’s roses wither by the hour If left exposed to… Continue reading

Sonnet: “Who Is The One Towards Whom Desire Flows?”

Who is the One towards Whom desire flows? For much I’ve drunk and still my thirst exists; The more I eat the more my hunger grows, Though who I am of what I… Continue reading

Can We Trust The Bible?…

  What are some reasons for trusting that the Bible is true, that it is in fact the Word of God? Best selling book of all time for nearly 600 years. Actually claims… Continue reading

God’s Resume…

God’s Resume, God’s Credentials “‘Naked I came from my mother’s womb, And naked I will depart. The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away; May the name of the LORD be praised.’… Continue reading

Meeting Jesus Again For The First Time…

Introduction  You know, it is a bit surreal to be here this morning. A little over eleven years ago, in this very room and on this very spot where I am standing now,… Continue reading