A Poem for Good Friday: George Herbert, “The Sacrifice”

"The Sacrifice," from The Temple, by the 17th Century Anglican poet and priest, George Herbert (1593-1633).  A beautifully moving poem for Good Friday.   Oh all ye, who passe by, whose eyes and minde To worldly things are sharp, but to me blinde; To me, who took eyes that I might you finde: Was ever grief like … Continue reading A Poem for Good Friday: George Herbert, “The Sacrifice”

A Black Country Nativity (Michael Prescott, 1968)

The following was originally published in the British Regional newspaper, The Express & Star, in 1968, by Michael Prescott, a Sunday School teacher who had moved to England's Black Country region, and was taken by the region's dialect.  He had his students tell Bible stories in their own words, and recorded them as follows: There was … Continue reading A Black Country Nativity (Michael Prescott, 1968)

Reblogged: “Short and Good Counsel to be Frequently Considered by Those Who are in Deep Straits and Grievous Temptation”

The linked below is an excerpt from Wilhelm Löhe's Seed-Grains of Prayer: A Manual for Evangelical Christians (trans. H. A. Weller, Benjamin T. Mayes; Orwigsburg (1916), Kansas City, Emmanuel Press (2006, 2010)) posted by my friend T. David on his blog at Pseudepigraphus last month (check it out--he finds a lot of great theological writing). From Short … Continue reading Reblogged: “Short and Good Counsel to be Frequently Considered by Those Who are in Deep Straits and Grievous Temptation”