This is a poem and a short biography of my great-great grandfather Joseph Addision Scarboro, American Baptist preacher and missionary during the second half of the 19th century and first half of the 20th century.
As you enjoy your Memorial Day, take some time to honor the fallen soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the freedoms we enjoy. This is my poem, "Memorial," in memory of one such soldier.
The world says to follow your heart, but what does the Bible say? In my poem "Following Your Heart," I explore what the Bible says about desire and following your inner voice.
Three thousand five hundred years ago, Moses asked God to show him His glory. God answered, “you cannot see my face, for man shall not see me and live.” In my poem and post "How Can Man See God and Live," I explain how people already have seen God, and how we get to see His glory.
This is a repost of one of my poems about the resurrection of Jesus, but the story following is new. Some people consider Christianity an artifact, but I explain how the God of the Bible is as alive and active now as He ever was.
When Jesus said "This is my body broken for you," He broke the middle matzo of the Seder, the afikomen. Read "Afikomen of the Passover" where I show you how Jesus is connected to the afikomen.
Jesus is the Passover lamb. Check out my poem "Seder Lamb" and my explanation of how He connects to a tradition that began thousands of years before His life on earth.