Poem: Jesus the Mediator (May – June 1996)

By Matt Dabbs

by Ken Cameron
May – June, 1996

23Sometimes, somehow,
My guilt and sin—
My own Eden-forged wall—
Creates a bridge to God.

A paradox, perhaps,
And yet, in truth,
Christ’s greatest gift.

For as I die
on a self-chosen cross;
As darkness falls
across the godless void;

As guilt and loneliness
engulf death’s precipice,
Christ is there.

And when I cry
“My God, Why
have you forsaken me?”
I cry with HIM.

And in our question
there is submission.
And in our protest
there is prayer. Wineskins Magazine

Ken Cameron

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Matt is the preaching minister at the Auburn Church of Christ in Auburn, Alabama. He and Missy have been married 12 years and are raising two wonderful boys, Jonah and Elijah. Matt is passionate about reaching and discipling young adults, small groups, and teaching. Matt is currently the editor and co-owner of Wineskins.org.


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