The following are the lyrics to a song by Steven Kapp Perry. The imagery throughout highlights several of Christ’s roles. The key to its meaning Continue reading
Called to raise a sword,
To serve with all his might
To defend his home, and family;
To protect their lands and rights
Defending freedoms to work and play,
To worship as they choose
He, and countless others,
Went forth – their lives to lose Continue reading
Many years ago some friends gave me the book “Christ’s Ideals for Living” by Obert C Tanner. It has a number of gems in it, and this poem by George Blair is one of them which has stayed with me. Jeffrey R Holland quoted it in his April 2006 Conference talk “Broken Things to Mend”.
It reminds me that no matter what part of our life is broken, we can be made whole by Jesus Christ, the Great Healer.
The Carpenter of Nazareth