Are you ready to discover your Wordless Place?
Man, I am so excited! I am releasing a NEW BOOK titled Wordless Place! It's been such an adventure writing this compilation of devotional poetry. I love writing, and I especially love writing in God's presence. And these devotional poems were all written in His arms.
Here's an excerpt from the introduction:
Devotional poetry is an invitation for all of us to enter further into life with God. Getting honest. Getting vulnerable. Leaning in. Asking, in a moment of prayer, who is God to me right now? What is He doing in the midst of my heart? Dialoging those thoughts onto the surface, the skin, the lips. Letting the Word of God interact with our honesty.
The Bible, too, is full of this sort of poetry. King David penned hundreds of poems in various seasons—each one a natural outflow of his relationship with God. The old testament prophets cried out in poetic-language, beautiful expressions of the human being worshipping its Creator. Jesus, the Son of God who we worship, memorized, discussed, and preached with Hebrew poetry. Because of Jesus, believers are called God’s poema.* He animated kingdom realities with piercing spiritual metaphors. His Life brought new life, true life, to those ancient words....
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Also, let me know your thoughts on this introduction. Have you ever noticed poetry in the Bible before? Have you ever written devotional words to God? What was that experience like for you?
*Ephesians 2.10 – “For we are God’s masterpiece.” In Ancient Greek, masterpiece is poiēma, or poem, a created work from the Author of life.