Lead me in your truth and teach me for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.

Psalm 25 verse 5

Who is the man who fears the Lord? Him will He instruct in the way that he should choose.

Psalm 25 verse 12

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.

Psalm 32 verse 8

Behold, you delight in truth in the inward being, and you teach me wisdom in the secret heart.

Psalm 51 verse 6

Teach me your way, O Lord, that I may walk in your truth; unite my heart to fear your name.

Psalm 86 verse 11

Blessed is the man whom you discipline, O Lord, and whom you teach out of your law.

Psalm 94 verse 12

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good spirit lead me on level ground.

Psalm 143 verse 10

All your sons will be taught by the LORD, and great will be your children's peace.            

Isaiah chapter 54 verse 13

Jesus said: Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Matthew chapter 11 verse 29

Jesus said: It is written in the prophets, "And they shall all be taught by God". Therefore, everyone who has heard and learned from the Father comes to me.

John chapter 6 verse 45

An online digest of the truth about God as we find it in the Bible

A quill pen and spectacles

Image courtesy of Simon Howden

In my early years I used to write poetry all the time, but in recent days the muse has been more often absent than present. However, there are a few poems that I think merit inclusion in this site. The first was written 5 years before I became a Christian, but demonstrates clearly that, although I had no interest in Christianity at that time, the Spirit of God was at work on me somewhere in the background. The others were written more recently, with many years behind me of walking with God and the church.

Inspired by Winchester Cathedral Author: Matt Hilton Date: Thursday 05 October, 1972
Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire, England I wrote this poem in 1972, some 5 years before committing my life to Christ. I was in Winchester, county Hampshire, in the grounds of the cathedral. Although I was not a Christian at the time, and had no interest in Christianity, yet there was something about the cathedral that inspired me.
Read on ...

A Dawn Like This Author: Matt Hilton Date: Wednesday 01 November, 2000
A Dawn Like This As humans we have the tendency to create God in our own image - be that a religious or an irreligious image. Any such imagination is an insult to His uniqueness and perfection, but the bottom line is that He is willing, ready, and eager to forgive us and move on, no matter how repugnant we've been. That's good news.
Read on ...

I Will Not Be Defined Author: Matt Hilton Date: Thursday 30 December, 2004
I Will Not Be DefinedPeople have a tendency to put you in a box with a label that has you categorised and compartmentalised. Sometimes we even try to put God in a box - which is not a very sensible thing to do! Jesus came to the earth, went to the cross, and then rose from the dead to make a way for us all to get OUT of the boxes that we ourselves and other people had tried to force us into.
Read on ...