Ezekiel’s Wife

John Piper, an Advent Poem from 1984 Ezekiel sat stunned and cold. The word that he had just been told Converted every large complaint He ever made into a faint Concern. No pain would be absurd, He thought, if this one word Of God could be withdrawn tonight, “I would engage in any fight For … More Ezekiel’s Wife

Naaman’s Servant Girl

Naaman’s Servant Girl  An Advent Poem by John Piper “Grandma.” “Yes, Sarah.” “Mamma told Me once about how very bold You were when you were nine or ten, And how a mob of Syrian men Stole you away from home at night. She said there was an awful fight, And other things you kept inside. … More Naaman’s Servant Girl