HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019 | PAROUSIA Magazine

Hello! Happy New Year to you from Parousia Magazine. Our prayer for this year is that your strength will be renewed and you will soar high like an eagle, achieving all your heart desires and prosperous in all your doings. Thank you for staying with us thus far – you are the spirit that keeps this magazine running, your contributions and readership goes a long way in encouraging us to keep publishing the best of Christian Art and Literature. Yes, we were ranked 31st on the Top 50 African Literature Blog by Feedspot. You are making us fly, we look … Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019 | PAROUSIA Magazine

Three Poems by Taiye Paul Kolawole

Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood had he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us. SLAUGHTER HOUSE Christ’s blood Redeemed. Another shed Flowing upon iron So pointed and cruel Then flesh Deeped in water so black And mean Like peeling the back of yam And no knife Soft coloured furs wet And washed For flesh To eat cooked flesh But from the cross Dropped Christ’s blood For us…for redemption…         But they cried, saying, crucify him, crucify him. THE LITIGANTS WERE THE JUDGES It … Continue reading Three Poems by Taiye Paul Kolawole

Two Poems by Oladele Babajamu

THE AUDACITY OF HIS MIGHT He scripted the earth Yes, and moulded the beings, The one that hanged the planet’s like a poet hangs is template of verses of poems. THE AUDACITY OF HIS MIGHT You’re the potter that shaped the clay Yes, the Potter that  shaped the clay, from the soulless into a spirit being Like the driver cranks life into his engine. The one that holds the sky without pillars Yes, the one that holds the sky without pillars And spread the atmosphere like A man spreads his washed clothes in sunlight. He fuels the river to accelerate … Continue reading Two Poems by Oladele Babajamu

Three Poems by Victor Oyelade

GRACED   Catch me if you can Tell me, what`s your clan? Time and Chance did happen Lines and Pounce made ambles I am saved I am graced You say ‘I`m hot’ I say ‘I`m not’ Don’t compete Hunt “Complete” The one with Him is all The world minus Him is null.       RISE ABOVE IMPOSSIBILITY The sea of Humanity looks up to you; You are her standard, The shoe of mediocrity is a misfit on you; Remove it and stand hard!   Impossibility is intangible, Like a mirage, it is immaterial. Impossibility is ungrabbable, Like a mira, … Continue reading Three Poems by Victor Oyelade