Tag Archives: Sin

Second Sight of the Garden of Earthly Delight

Day 6 of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020!  The prompt is to write an ekphrastic poem based on Hieronymous Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delight.  I elected to take the point of view of the artist or perhaps someone who is familiar with the … Continue reading

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Right Standing

Based in part on 1 Peter 12: Right Standing by Michael Doyle Father, God in Jesus’ name I have been made without blame Though your crucifixion Rising above my afflictions Thanks to your grace I am held in your loving … Continue reading

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Love Suffers Long

Based in part on 1 Corinthians 13:4-5: Love Suffers Long by Michael Doyle The greatest thing is the truest love Not superficial love but the real love That love which God gives to us all The kind of love needed … Continue reading

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Jesus Wept (Ephphatha)

God took the form of man and lived experiencing all that we do.  In so doing, He experienced all of our feelings.  Based in part on John 11:38: Jesus Wept (Ephphatha) by Michael Doyle One of the best secrets never … Continue reading

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Dead Men and Their Tales

Even Al Capone thought of himself as a public servant… Dead Men and Their Tales by Michael Doyle It is strange so it seems Clinging to faraway dreams Thoughts stuffed inside my head Dedicated to a father long since dead … Continue reading

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As Sinners Saved By Grace

Based in part on the Book of Matthew: As Sinners Saved By Grace by Michael Romani Let there be no kind of mistake We must move beyond heartbreak For the good of God’s and our sake To give as much … Continue reading

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Kindness Over Sin

Force never brings love into this world.  Eloquence can be stunning and yet is no proof of conviction.   So, what’s the answer?  Maybe… Kindness Over Sin by Michael Romani Not so much serendipity As it is mere Christianity To … Continue reading

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Blessings of the Future Kingdom

Having missed most of church today, it was time to do a study on my own. Based in part on Mark 1:15: Blessings of the Future Kingdom by Michael Romani Living in a world that is broken Standing on the … Continue reading

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Covenant (Hesed)

Of all love, there is one love that stands above all else.  In this world in which love has become a very conditional thing given the give way at any moment of discontent or raised temporal passion, covenant love (hesed) … Continue reading

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Looking Forward With Clarity

Based in part on a 02022020 Sunday sermon.: Looking Forward With Clarity by Michael Romani If your eye is the light of darkness Not too speak too much in harshness But you won’t see so much with clarity That sometimes … Continue reading

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