Some things start small and grow over time. Maybe the best things.
This time 3 years ago I was working on 12 prayer poems for my series on the Holy Spirit which I entitled The Gift.
You might like to revisit the series as Pentecost 2020 approaches.
- The Gift #1 : The Holy Spirit
- The Gift #2 : For the asking
- The Gift #3 : Re-minder
- The Gift #4 : Defence
- The Gift #5 : Tell me
- The Gift #6 : Guidance
- The Gift #7 : Traces
- The Gift #8 : Adoption
- The Gift #9 : Joy
- The Gift #10 : In us
- The Gift #11 : Promised
- The Gift #12 : Recreator
There’s also a PDF booklet available containing all 12 prayer poems and the verses that inspired them.
After completing the series, I wrote the blog post, On Writing Prayer-Poems. This post continues to attract readers in increasing numbers: 18 views in 2017; 36 in 2018; 212 in 2019 and 129 and counting this year.
Prayer-poems are a great way to engage with Scripture. You could make it an online group activity, reflecting on Scripture together, writing and sharing and giving feedback in the group and later sharing your creations with others.
Thy Kingdom Come
Don’t forget, Thy Kingdom Come 2020 starts on Thursday.
During the 11 days of Thy Kingdom Come it is hoped that everyone who takes part will:
- Deepen their own relationship with Jesus Christ
- Pray for 5 friends or family to come to faith in Jesus
- Pray for the empowerment of the Spirit that we would be effective in our witness
This year’s theme is “The Father’s Love”.