Bible

Jesus saith, “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away” (Matthew 24.35) and “I have food to eat about which you know nothing” (John 4.32)

The pages, leather-bound –
once new, gilt-edged fresh,
crisp (like sheets swathing, caressing an awaiting lover’s body)
with longing to be touched,
turned,
read,
revered –
o’er time, dog-eared worn,
carelessly, callously torn;
the cover closed
by halfhearted hands impatiently given to other cares,
lesser duties
than cherishment of the Word.

Bible3

Yet that Word,
as its Speaker
(yea, that Speaker Who is the Word),
is eternal,
thus,
calling, crying incessantly,
confronting, confounding wisdom worldly,
converting famished hearts weary of feeding on food that sustaineth not.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close