Pride by Gabriel Oluwatomiwa Eniola – Poetry – PAROUSIA Magazine

He was fibbed to like a house on fire, He was maligned and unjustly criticized, But, despite all that, he pocketed his pride. He didn’t hurl back because of the goal ahead, And that is why his enemy is always abased. Why did you pocket your pride? They asked. It is highly legitimate if you fight back, they said. It doesn’t matter what is right, What matters is what He likes, he answered. I paid the painful price, To set the sinful free, he added. He further explained, You need to hold your horses, If you want to be unique … Continue reading Pride by Gabriel Oluwatomiwa Eniola – Poetry – PAROUSIA Magazine

O, Lord of Lives by Ujjal Mandal

when all men treat me as impostor let my mind fill with serenity and go out the flame of anger let my heart shine with melody and beauty like the pearl of great worth when all men turn down my tongue let you take back the sighs you gave me once to breathe endless and let me put on new dress of flesh O, my god! Bio: Ujjal Mandal is an Indian poet who hails from Ganguria, West Bengal, India. He is the author of two books of poetry: “Ambrosia in Budding Flowers” & “Shobder Phul.” Continue reading O, Lord of Lives by Ujjal Mandal

A CRY FROM THE WATERS by JLF Maikaho – Poetry – PAROUSIA Magazine

A CRY FROM THE WATERS It was you who called me out To walk upon water Why let me sink? It was you who calmed the storm And the waves obeyed Why not now? This unknown is indeed great My feet is failing me Darkness surrounds me, where are you? The waters are deep and wide Ruthless waves raging violently How long can faith stand? Is there a place where trust has no borders Where mortals live forever And sinners walk on water? Is there a presence where The soul sinks deeper in truth And joy overcomes darkness? Please lead … Continue reading A CRY FROM THE WATERS by JLF Maikaho – Poetry – PAROUSIA Magazine

AT CHRISTMAS by Giti Tyagi – PAROUSIA Magazine

AT CHRISTMAS POET: DR. GITI TYAGI At Christmas the merriment spreads around The festivities, the joy when fills the air And spreads the message far and wide The message of love, cheer and bliss abound The message of the Lord, so Divine and pure This time of the year when the music fills The hearts with joy and the hopes that fly High up to the skies, higher they reach The faith in the goodness rekindles And the arms stretch out, welcoming all It’s more of a time we’d spend to cleanse Our souls and hearts and the inner selves … Continue reading AT CHRISTMAS by Giti Tyagi – PAROUSIA Magazine

Divine Inspiration of the Holy Bible by Psalmuel Benjamin – Article – PAROUSIA Magazine

DIVINE INSPIRATION OF THE HOLY BIBLE  The Bible is a documented book that shows how God relates with His people. This documented book is called the scripture. The scripture is not a text or story but a divinely inspired word from God to His people. The word “inspiration” is a translation of the Greek word “theopneustos” which literally means “God-breathed.”  The translation of “theopneustos” found in the King James Version was derived from the Latin Bible where the word “inspiro” is used in 2 Timothy 3:16 to translate the word “theopneustos.”  The Importance, however, is that scripture was breathed-out by … Continue reading Divine Inspiration of the Holy Bible by Psalmuel Benjamin – Article – PAROUSIA Magazine

God’s Covenant People: Enforcing Kingdom Mandate by Vincent Oshin – Parousia Reads

It is with joy we announce the release of “God’s Covenant People: Enforcing Kingdom Mandate” written by Vincent Oshin. “God’s Covenant People: Enforcing Kingdom Mandate” explores the biblical concept of blood covenantagainst the backdrop of blood covenant in African indigenous religion/traditional societies and itspervading influence on African Christian thoughts. In seeking to separate the traditional concept andpractice from its variant in the Bible, the author highlights the context in which God establishedcovenant relationship with individuals and the nation of Israel, locating the relationship within God’sinitiatives at restoring His preeminent position in creation before the fall of Lucifer and a third … Continue reading God’s Covenant People: Enforcing Kingdom Mandate by Vincent Oshin – Parousia Reads