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Scorched Earth   2 comments

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Lot and his daughters fleeing Sodom and Gomorrah

Scorched Earth
By Tim Shey

Genesis 19: 28:   “And he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the plain, and beheld, and, lo, the smoke of the country went up as the smoke of a furnace.”

Harlot of the Tetons
The stench of your sin
Rose up to highest Heaven
You were fashionably dressed
Like ancient Sodom
Till the day the Lord
Scorched your streets with fire.

Jackson, Wyoming
Jacksonites, Yours is a Bloody City
A Parable About Lukewarm, American Christianity
Jeremiah 19: 1-13
Jackson, Wyoming Fire, 2012
Today’s Baal Worshipers
Get Out of Jackson, Wyoming!
Northern California Wildfires & Mexican Drug Cartels

An Ominous Taste Of What Might Be Ahead   4 comments

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Little Horsethief Fire in Jackson, Wyoming, 2012

In the past ten days, I hitchhiked from northern California through eastern Oregon, eastern Washington, western Montana and then through eastern Idaho.  Today I hitchhiked from Idaho Falls and ended up in Jackson, Wyoming.  I was at my friends’ place in Jackson and noticed a copy of the Jackson Hole Daily newspaper in their kitchen.  I read the first two paragraphs of this front page story and thought it was very prophetic:

Jackson Hole Daily
March 23, 2015

Fire is small, season is early
By Mark Huffman

“A brushfire Sunday was small enough to be called minor, but early enough in the season to be an ominous taste of what might be ahead.

“With Jackson Hole coming out of a warm and dry winter, the fire burned dead grass and seared sagebrush and leafless aspens at a construction site on NW Ridge Road, in the Skyline Ranch subdivision.  During many winters the area would have been under snow, but it’s clear now.”

Jackson, Wyoming Fire, 2012
Jacksonites, Yours is a Bloody City
Jackson, Wyoming
Jackson Hole Daily
The Eruption of Mount Pelee, St. Pierre, Martinique, 1902
Some Commentary on the Jackson, Wyoming Fire (2012)
Get Out of Jackson, Wyoming!
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Posted March 25, 2015 by Tim Shey in Uncategorized

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Presbyterian Church in Jackson, Wyoming   5 comments

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Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole

 

Pastor Paul Hayden compromises to please man

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Jackson, Wyoming
Jacksonites, Yours is a Bloody City
Jackson Hole News and Guide
A Dream about the Presbyterian Church in Jackson, Wyoming

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Shiloh
By Tim Shey

Brutal deathdance;
My eyes weep blood.
Pharisees smile like vipers,
They laugh and mock their venom:
Blind snakes leading
The deaf and dumb multitude.

Where are my friends?
The landscape is dry and desolate.
They have stretched my shredded body
On this humiliating tree.

The hands that healed
And the feet that brought good news
They have pierced
With their fierce hatred.

The man-made whip
That opened up my back
Preaches from a proper pulpit.
They sit in comfort:
That vacant-eyed congregation.
The respected, demon-possessed reverend
Forks his tongue
Scratching itchy ears
While Cain bludgeons
Abel into silence.

My flesh in tattered pieces
Clots red and cold and sticks
To the rough-hewn timber
That props up my limp, vertical carcase
Between heaven and earth.
My life drips and puddles
Below my feet,
As I gaze down dizzily
On merciless eyes and dagger teeth.

The chapter-and-versed wolves
Jeer and taunt me.
Their sheepwool clothing
Is stained black with the furious violence
Of their heart of stone.
They worship me in lip service,
But I confess,
I never knew them
(Though they are my creation).

My tongue tastes like ashes:
It sticks to the roof of my mouth.
I am so thirsty.
This famine is too much for me.
The bulls of Bashan have bled me white.
Papa, into your hands
I commend my Spirit.

Ethos
February/March 1997
Iowa State University

Genesis 49: 10: “The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.”