I have spent the last few days thinking and thinking on the theme of God breaking through darkness with light. We see this thought woven throughout Scripture and finding ultimate expression in the gospel. Here is a poem that attempts to capture the gospel angle on light conquering darkness.
Martin Luther loved the book of Psalms. His thinking and theology were greatly influenced by his meditation on this book. When he became a professor, the Psalms were his first topic for lecture. From 1513-1515, Luther lectured on the Psalms. Below is his introduction to his lectures. It is evident that he was tremendously grateful […]
Let’s do an exercise on this post. Below, I have chosen a few short passages of Scripture for you to read. Observe your reactions as you read and think about how you tend to interpret texts like this. Take note of what you normally do when you come across passages like these in the Bible. […]
This poem was inspired by many of the things I wrote in the previous post. I have been thinking a lot about how the flood relates to the gospel. This is my attempt to capture these thoughts in a more artistic way. If your curious about the biblical background of the poem, you can check […]
This is a poem by Dietrich Bonhoeffer written while he was imprisoned in Germany. I find it challenging and refreshing. Who am I? They often tell me I would step from my cell’s confinement calmly, cheerfully, firmly, like a squire from his country-house. Who am I? They often tell me I would talk to my […]
I recently revised this poem and polished this video. The poem hits on the theme of the gospel and redemption. It speaks to God’s kindness in liberating us from the bondage of sin.
I just completed another gospel poem. This one is on the theme of reconciliation. It attempts to capture God’s fierce and relentless pursuit of his sin ravaged world. In the next few posts I will touch on some of the helpful things I have been learning on this theme.
I recently revised this poem and changed the music. Check it out. I hope your encouraged and strengthened by the gospel.
I have been thinking recently about the description of Jesus in Revelation 5. The image of a Lion and Lamb coalescing in the person of Jesus is an amazing window into the heart and nature of God. It shows us that the core of God’s self disclosure is a paradox. I wrote this poem to […]
This poem is about the grace of justification that we encounter at the cross. It attempts to capture what Luther called the “wonderful exchange” of our sin for Christ’s righteousness.