Mount Hermon. The fifth poem, the ‘Dew of Mount Hermon’, and painting in the series, The Seven Places of Spiritual Abundance.
The Dew of Mount Hermon
(The Fifth Spiritual Place of Abundance)
My spirit is drawn to the snow capped peaks
Of the majestic, sacred, Mount Hermon,
Where worshippers were captivated by its sacred heights,
And peaceful views of the vast Mediterranean.
It was here that Jesus revealed Himself,
Fulfilling the law and the prophets of God.
I see in my mind’s eye Peter making the declaration
That Jesus is indeed the Christ, the Son of the living God.
As I descend the slippery mountain slopes
I imagine the Saviour, transfigured and glorified.
I absorb the beauty of the headwaters below
Feeding into the Jordan, where Jesus was baptized.
King David likened people living in harmony
To the dew of Hermon falling on Mount Zion;
“For there the Lord commanded the blessing,
Even life for evermore”, through faith in His Son.
Life springs forth from the mountain dew,
As does life in Christ; blessing His, to be a blessing!
Jesus is like the rain and dew, the joy of bubbling
Springs and deep wells of a soul renewed.
The links beneath are the completed spiritual places.
6 O my God, my soul is cast down within me;
Therefore I will remember You from the land of the Jordan,
And from the heights of Hermon,
From the Hill Mizar.
7 Deep calls unto deep at the noise of Your waterfalls;
All Your waves and billows have gone over me.
8 The Lord will command His lovingkindness in the daytime,
And in the night His song shall be with me—
A prayer to the God of my life. (Psalm 42. 6-8)
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Thank you! The reference photograph I used for the painting is from https://www.bibleplaces.com/