Parousia Magazine Indwelling Issue 13

I welcome you to the long-awaited Parousia Magazine Indwelling Issue 13. Thank you for staying true to us, cheering us on, and giving us all the positive vibe we need. I have personally received your gracious embrace in calls, messages, and in-person greetings and this kind act of yours doesn’t just give me joy but motivates me. This is why Issue 13 came to life. Parousia Magazine is a name to reckon with when it comes to publishing Christian literary works to a global audience; this we have been doing for 6 years and we shall keep doing. I am … Continue reading Parousia Magazine Indwelling Issue 13

PAROUSIA CHRISTMAS SHORT STORY CONTEST 2021

PAROUSIA CHRISTMAS SHORT STORY CONTEST 2021 we are pleased to announce that Parousia Magazine is open for its annual Christmas short story contest with a ₦25,000 prize. The theme for this year contest is “A Christmas Miracle.” Deadline is December 22nd, 2021. This contest is open to Christian writers from Nigeria only. The winning entry claims the prize. Send your story, maximum of 3000 words to parousiareads@gmail.com All contestants should follow us on all our social media platforms Facebook Page: Parousia Reads and Magazine Facebook Group: Parousia Collective Instagram: @parousiamag Twitter: @Parousiamag Continue reading PAROUSIA CHRISTMAS SHORT STORY CONTEST 2021

Pinnng! by Marcel Graves – PAROUSIA Magazine

Pinnng! nosce te ipsum (Latin meaning: know Thyself) By: Marcel Graves (Genesis 1:26) Truly glorious gifts come in small packages: Consider your size relative to our planet, Nay, our solar system, Nay, our galaxy, Nay, our universe! We are truly miniscule. But inside! Whoa! What an infinite greatness is working from within! Created in the image and likeness… Small words to behold, but powerful when their true meaning is disclosed. Who would have guessed where the Creator has hidden His secret sacred manna in such plain sight? The Trinity is within each of us! How do you like them apples? … Continue reading Pinnng! by Marcel Graves – PAROUSIA Magazine

GOD SEEMS DISTANT by Abasiama Udom

GOD SEEMS DISTANT Humans are close But cannot understand and this place of a leader I want no more. The price is too steep, the depths too wide God seems distant, my pain is all I hear. BIO: Abasiama Udom is a polymathic writer and poet, she writes from Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. Her works have been published in Kalahari Review, Imspired, The Sandy River Review, Rigorous Magazine and elsewhere. She is constantly chasing new adventures but appreciates the constancy of food, music, books, family, sleep, and football in her life. She is on instagram abasiama.udom Continue reading GOD SEEMS DISTANT by Abasiama Udom

I WILL by Abasiama Udom

I WILL I will stand by your door I will knock till you open I will call out your name even in eternity’s yawn my legs hurt, my fingers bloody my voice hoarse Yet I will stay, Arms wide open Proclaiming a love you desire I will stand by your door, I will knock, I will wait BIO: Abasiama Udom is a polymathic writer and poet, she writes from Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. Her works have been published in Kalahari Review, Imspired, The Sandy River Review, Rigorous Magazine and elsewhere. She is constantly chasing new adventures but appreciates the constancy of food, … Continue reading I WILL by Abasiama Udom

MAD OR IN LOVE by Abasiama Udom

MAD OR IN LOVE I still pray amidst my pain To a God I am not sure hears either I am mad or in love yet I choose the later loving, trusting desperately this God in whose word I find redemption yet I am either mad or in love BIO: Abasiama Udom is a polymathic writer and poet, she writes from Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. Her works have been published in Kalahari Review, Imspired, The Sandy River Review, Rigorous Magazine and elsewhere. She is constantly chasing new adventures but appreciates the constancy of food, music, books, family, sleep, and football in her … Continue reading MAD OR IN LOVE by Abasiama Udom

​Call for Submissions | Heal the World Issue 12 | Parousia Magazine

  PAROUSIA Magazine is calling for submissions for it 12th Issue to be published by September 2020 The theme of this forthcoming Issue is HEAL THE WORLD Psalm 147:3 KJV He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds. Heal the world is a theme inspired by the present pandemic that has plaqued our world today. The Covid 19 pandemic has brought life changing experiences to many, lives have been lost, means of livelihood have been forgone with people clamouring to remain alive and healthy. PAROUSIA Magazine looks forward to reminding people that there is one who can … Continue reading ​Call for Submissions | Heal the World Issue 12 | Parousia Magazine

Review of Sincerely Speaking Spiritual by Joseph S. Spence, Sr | Book Review | PAROUSIA Magazine

Ratings: 4.5/5 Author Name: Joseph S. Spence, Sr. Book Title: Sincerely Speaking Spiritually Publisher: WestBow Press (February 21, 2020) Reviewed by: TLOP Reviewers Team Print Length: 138 pages Language: English ASIN: B08591VHK7 Book link:  Amazon Joseph S. Spence Sr. Book now available on Amazon The introduction is written by Dr. Joseph Spence Sr., while the foreward is written by Reverend B. E. Coleman, Master of Divinity, Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary. Reverend B. E. Coleman is the enlightened Pastor of Siloah Lutheran Church and School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has held a variety of significant offices in his ministry with livened congregations, taught … Continue reading Review of Sincerely Speaking Spiritual by Joseph S. Spence, Sr | Book Review | PAROUSIA Magazine

THE BLUEPRINT OF NOVA 2029 by Alex R. Encomienda | Book | PAROUSIA Magazine

    Parousia releases the long awaited fiction “THE BLUEPRINT OF NOVA 2029” by Alex R. Encomienda. Get ready to enjoy an exciting read of this amazing fiction. Download The Blueprint of Nova 2029 by Alex R Encomienda Biography of the Author Alex R. Encomienda is an American author and editor of literary fiction, genre fiction and poetry. He began writing at age nine while in elementary school and since then attended Glendale Community College where he participated in several writing workshop classes, lecture classes and book readings. Alex has been published in Adelaide’s Spring and Summer 2017 issues, The … Continue reading THE BLUEPRINT OF NOVA 2029 by Alex R. Encomienda | Book | PAROUSIA Magazine

PAROUSIA Magazine Christmas Life Issue 10

  Dear Readers, Compliments of the season to you from Parousia Magazine. I am wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year. This Christmas, Parousia makes history by publishing it 10th Issue. It is the Christmas Life Issue. Below are all our previous issues so far   Issue 1 – Easter Issue Issue 2 – Purity Issue Issue 3 – The Poetry Issue Issue 4 – Christmas Issue Issue 5 – The Gospel Issue 6 – Redemption Issue Issue 7 – Incarnation Issue Issue 8 – The Glorification Issue Issue 9 – Christmas Cascade Issue 10 – Christmas Life … Continue reading PAROUSIA Magazine Christmas Life Issue 10

Joy to the World by Princess Joy | Poetry | Christmas Life Issue #10 | PAROUSIA Magazine

  Joy to the World Joy to the world, the Lord is born. His birth, not strange; yet mysterious. Formed like every other, But in the womb of a virgin. Leaving His glory, becoming poor for me. Joy to the world; a saviour is born. A prove of the wonders of His love. The law became grace, that many be saved. A tie of reconciliation to the father, That none be cast away. Joy to the world; a king is born. His excellency foretold ; His supremacy, angels worshipped. His glory, the stars revealed. His royal power, the heavens declare … Continue reading Joy to the World by Princess Joy | Poetry | Christmas Life Issue #10 | PAROUSIA Magazine

The lease of God in skin by Tope Ashaolu| Poetry | Christmas Life Issue #10 | PAROUSIA Magazine

The lease of God in skin On an axe and fiddling tone was words made The words poured by several servant in several decades Even when centuries make it a phony talk A minute still make it a root that stems need In a hut was God descended Even when earth was His stool And firmament, His resting bar But still, He was lease from oven into a weed boutique Sometimes skin is a sin on it own But God was puke in this skin & in skin was corrections built by Him Bringing all death into past And swelling … Continue reading The lease of God in skin by Tope Ashaolu| Poetry | Christmas Life Issue #10 | PAROUSIA Magazine

Born Again By Olatubosun David | Poetry | Christmas Life Issue #10 | PAROUSIA Magazine

  Born Again At the time the earth’s sweetness turned sour And every fountain gave bitter drink At the time the land was drained and desolate And all things in total jumble fell At that time, He came The stable was a royal palace Where dignitaries paid homage God’s glory surpassed stable stench The bliss suppressed circumstance blues For the earth received her King And power of darkness no more shall prevail He’s also born this day But never again of Virgin Mary Not in the stable Nor by the company of the looking animals The stable is a miserable … Continue reading Born Again By Olatubosun David | Poetry | Christmas Life Issue #10 | PAROUSIA Magazine

Champion for Christ by Tralone Lindiwe Khoza | Poetry | Christmas Life Issue #10 | PAROUSIA Magazine

  Champion for Christ The glass is half full with my faith I am a descendant of Abraham I take what is mine and I push against adversity I stand in the gap for many lives So they can dive and not drown I sit in the front for hours In my weakness i will roar with victory And I ask the Counsellor to heal My broken heart Tomorrow I will stand the Chalkboard of life I will face constructive criticism I am a Comrade for Christ Not a cloned chameleon I don’t camouflage lies to fit in I am … Continue reading Champion for Christ by Tralone Lindiwe Khoza | Poetry | Christmas Life Issue #10 | PAROUSIA Magazine

A poem from Olaitan Victor Olanrewaju | PAROUSIA Magazine

Heart Powerhouse of the body Eyes of the mind, Abode of the father, Connection to the spirit The source of life. I am the door that wisdom came knocking To guard with all needed diligence; Against anger, malice and deceit, Against lust, hatred and greed. I am the weakest member But by me you gain strength, Courage to face life’s struggle, The life I give to sustain you. My name is heart And I need a guard. Biography: Olaitan Victor Olanrewaju is a graduate of History and International studies from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. He hails from Ibadan, … Continue reading A poem from Olaitan Victor Olanrewaju | PAROUSIA Magazine

In God’s Due Time by Dorie LaRue | Christian Poetry Chapbook | PAROUSIA Magazine

We’ve got great news! With pleasure Parousia brings to you the Publication of Parousia Magazine Christian Poetry Chapbook Number 3. IN GOD’S DUE TIME: “THE STORY OF MARY ROWLANDSON IN VERSE” by Dorie LaRue.  Download and enjoy this amazing Poetry Chapbook. DOWNLOAD NOW Continue reading In God’s Due Time by Dorie LaRue | Christian Poetry Chapbook | PAROUSIA Magazine

Call For Submission: CHRISTMAS LIFE ISSUE #10 | PAROUSIA Magazine

  PAROUSIA Magazine is calling for submissions for it 10th Issue to be published by December 2019 during the Christmas Celebration. The theme of this forthcoming Issue is The Christmas Life Issue. John 1: 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. The Birth of Jesus is God becoming a man. This is a Glorious Birth that brings Eternal Life to Humanity. 15 That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. 16 For God so loved the world, … Continue reading Call For Submission: CHRISTMAS LIFE ISSUE #10 | PAROUSIA Magazine

Three Poems from Rick Davis | PAROUSIA Magazine

true kabbalah: breathing Light I rest peacefully lying on the loveseat acquiescently observing the television and luminous blue white sky above. rushing purity from vents below as i lovingly peck at the tablet allowing my higher self to express him/herself — knowing that this is the only self that i am — knowing the Unity of all that was, is and will be, so time dissolves and God ceases to suffer as He/She is no longer fragmented by my divisions, objectification and theology. i breathe softly content to experience the friendship of God found in poetry & the glances of … Continue reading Three Poems from Rick Davis | PAROUSIA Magazine

The Road leads Us To Somewhere by Joseph Adeniran | Poetry | PAROUSIA Magazine

  The Road leads Us To Somewhere somewhere the road drives the children into the school of art and humanity full of fruits pocket with challenges as we walk the road to a map of destination. the road doesn’t have a gate so we are opened to errors and distraction. the last thing i could remember was when naming every road we pass not to get lost. the last road was beautiful tender but filled with strange design. nothing last on earth. birds dies. flowers dies. human dies. but something still remain: the road still leads us to somewhere. Joseph … Continue reading The Road leads Us To Somewhere by Joseph Adeniran | Poetry | PAROUSIA Magazine