A fresh way to experience the Bible! 290 down-to-earth poems, based on Bible passages, range from traditional rhyme to free verse, and speak in a personal voice to the reader. The applicable Bible verses are listed with each poem. Blank pages and wide margins provide space to creatively respond with thoughts, prayers, poems, sketches, and doodles.
Looking for a new approach to Bible reading? For readers of the Bible as well as those who shy away from reading the Bible. Bible Poems for Reflection and Response offers a personal and interactive way to experience the enduring truths of God's Word. Not sure if you’re a poetry person? These poems are accessible—no obscure poetic language, no hidden meanings. They range from traditional rhyme to haiku to free verse. There is something for everyone, and yet you will find that the poems seem to speak personally to you. You don’t have to read in sequence. Jump around if you like. Read a poem every day, or twice a day, or once a week. This is your book to read and to interpret as you like. You can read the Bible verses suggested (and beyond) or simply the poems—or both. Personalize your reading experience. Space is provided with interspersed blank pages and with wide margins—to respond to what you’re reading and feeling. By adding your thoughts, prayers, reflections, poems, drawings, and doodles, this book will truly become a conversation between you and God.