by J. Randal Matheny © 2015
What cheerful word, what charm of love?
Who’ll ring the tones of the righteous God
And the deeds of saints? The daily food
To revive our hearts and fill our souls?
What truths of God can entrance the mind? Continue reading
by J. Randal Matheny © 2014
The Word creates a world, a people,
A place of peace, a pleasant meadow,
Where the Speaker resides, the space of life,
The wider joy, free wind of Spirit,
Where light appears, and labor ceases. Continue reading
by J. Randal Matheny © 2012
Get serpent savvy, and dove sincerity!
In public hiding the panting wolf
In ill-fitting wool imitates the lamb,
The shadowed shepherd stalks without shame.
The Bible as prop, his background the Cross,
His offer to help is opening to hinder.
He preys on the gullible, probes the guides,
Divides the church with veiled intentions.
An angel of light bearing arms of truth,
But serving the cause of Satan’s campaign;
We dared invade the kingdom of darkness,
So the father of lies is fighting back.
It seems such a small thing, but we still benefit greatly by …
by J. Randal Matheny
So small a flame, this smoky wisp,
How weak its light, to waver in the wind;
Far better, stronger, the beacon’s beam,
But walk we still by the waving wick.