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Previous Challenge Entry (Level 3 – Advanced)
Topic: It's a Colorful World (12/03/09)

TITLE: Something Lives in Every Hue
By Colin Swann
12/07/09


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Heaven above is softer blue, earth around is sweeter green; something lives in every hue, Christless eyes have never seen: birds with gladder songs o'erflow, flowers with deeper beauties shine, since I know, as now I know, I am His, and He is mine. (2nd hymn verse: George Wade Robinson, 1838-77).

Jesus' love is lush like the dampened green of nature that sings with joy as its life-force peeps through grey clouds and offers hope of a brightness to come.

His kindness is like the doe nestling close its young fawn so that the heartbeat of its soft breast breathes its sweetness among the verdant meadow.

His holiness is like the snow tipped mountains towering loftily above the sea of wispy white clouds of ethereal loveliness.

The beauty of Jesus is like a lone bird on flight at sunset silhouetted on the canvas of a lazy firmament slumbering on the couch of a crimson ocean.

His righteousness is like the bow of many colours which is arched like a glory crown that affirms forgiveness and hope.

His mercy is like a calm sea sparkling and shimmering with the silver radiant brilliance of a full moon's light.

His truth is like a mountain stream that follows its ordered path over a channelled course to eventually be merged with the deep blue sea.

A warning to be heeded about what is to come.

The wrath of the Lamb will be like a black storm cloud which flashes forth lightning tongues of fire and thunders forth his burning anger across the whole earth.


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Patricia Turner12/10/09
Great title. I enjoyed the imagery in this very much.
Barbara Lynn Culler12/14/09
Love the imagery...such sweetnes.
Beth LaBuff 12/14/09
You have beautiful images in your stanzas until the warning. Reminds me of God's love AND His holiness (can't have one without the other). Very nice!
Aaron Morrow12/14/09
Excellent devotional with both lush and stark imagery punctuating the message. Great job!
Sarah Elisabeth 12/14/09
very nicely done...I used to attempt devotionals like this when I was young. Makes me want to try it again!
Virgil Youngblood 12/14/09
The majesty of God, revealed. Nicely written.
Ruth Brown 12/15/09
Wow Colin. So well done.
Have a wonderful blessed Christmas.
Scarlett Farr 12/16/09
loved it all -- even the darkly colored warning at the end.
Verna Cole Mitchell 12/16/09
Just beautiful thoughts and words.
Jim McWhinnie 12/16/09
Thoughtful metaphors from the realm of color ... wonderfully conceived ... each one could give birth to a work of its own.
larry troxell 12/16/09
Great devotional brother. very thought provoking.
Edmond Ng 12/16/09
Glorious declaration of God's majesty with a cautionary note! A thought provoking message nicely conveyed. Well done!
Catrina Bradley 12/16/09
Your words paint a beautiful, emotion-tugging picture of our Lord. Just lovely.
Noel Mitaxa 12/17/09
Beautiful imagery that draws readers in, when we are suddenly challenged with the need to take God in his totality - not just to stroll through the comfortable aisles of this supermarket that we call existence.
God bless you heaps.