Shalom is Slain

O’ for the worlds that lay asunder,

for the shalom that is slain.

We ingrain habits of unrest,

we fester and pass on spoil.

O’ for the earth to break,

for all to be made anew.

For the habits in my heart to pour out,

and for living waters to ensue.

God this world is broken,

we are altogether damaged and damned.

“Destroy the destroyers of the earth,”

destroy what in me destroys.

Shalom was slain

but through the slain Messiah (is/will be) renewed.

O’ God, Maranatha!


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