Yielding To Christianity

Patricia Hofer

“Lockdown” by Brother Richard Hendrick



By Brother Richard Hendrick of Ireland


Yes there is fear.

Yes there is isolation.

Yes there is panic buying.

Yes there is sickness.

Yes there is even death.


They say that in Wuhan after so many years of noise

You can hear the birds again.

They say that after just a few weeks of quiet

The sky is no longer thick with fumes

But blue and grey and clear.

They say… Continue reading

I will not fear the battle–Christ is by my side.

“I shall not fear the battle If Thou art by my side,
Nor wander from the pathway If Thou wilt be my Guide.”
(John E. Bode, 1868)
Throughout its history, Christianity has often had us focusing on future fears. We are to worry about winning pardon for our sinfulness. We are to worry whether heaven is waiting, or some version of hell. We are also often told that Christian salvation is a journey or… Continue reading

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