Within the pages of the Holy Bible, our Lord and Savior instructed his followers on how to live a proper life devoted to God Himself. Through simple parables, Jesus sought to impart lessons upon the faithful so that they would meet their reward in the Kingdom of Heaven. But for many modern-day Christians, Christ’s parables can seem inscrutable and difficult to comprehend. In Parable Poems: The Parables of Jesus Retold as Poems, author Nick Weatherhogg simplifies these timeless teachings by retelling Christ’s parables through poetry. After reading these illuminating poems, the words of Christ will reside within you. His wisdom will sparkle with clarity as you absorb the true meaning of his words.
Publisher: Firebaptized Publishing
Publication date: October 3rd 2017
This book is a lovely short book which uses rhyming poetry (my favourite type) to re-tell many of the parables from Scripture. It was very well written and really allowed the reader to reconnect with these parables. I loved the rhythm of the poetry and imagery of each of the poems. I loved this book but when my husband said that it was brilliant (he’s not a big reader generally) I felt that that was even more confirmation of just how good this book is!
Some of the parables that Weatherhogg covers are: “Wise and Foolish Builders”, “The Wise and Foolish Virgins”, “Mustard Seed”, “The Parable of the Talents”. I felt that these poems had the ability to talk to you in a time of need if that was what was needed at the time. Weatherhogg is a masterful writer.
Recommend for: Everyone