I was kidnapped when I was six. I wasn’t the only one—there were five of us, and the youngest was only an eleven-month old baby. On the morning of Mother’s Day in 1974, my mother had five children, and by that evening – and for the next eight Mother’s Days—she had no idea where her […]

[Excerpt from Bliss Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Chapter 6.]   Great guys will not marry women they are ashamed of. It’s just a fact of life. Men can be ashamed of their wives if they did something dumb or embarrassing, but that happens after marriage. No decent guy will marry […]

[Excerpt from IS JESUS “GOD”? Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Section 3.6.] (Important! This section is within the “Database” portion of the book and only quotes and paraphrases biblical passages. There is NO interpretation nor commentary – you can interpret them however you want. This section only tells the reader WHAT […]

[Excerpt from Ode to Jesus Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Hymn #8.] Meter 86.86 (a) Follow Christ for eternal life. Believe him and be saved! He’s the living bread from heaven. Have faith, repent, be kind! (b) We are to keep his commandments. Believe him and obey! Do good and show […]

[Excerpt from Ode to Jesus Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Hymn #7.]   Meter 86.86 (a) The Father glorifies his Son. He has God’s own glory! Christ is exalted above all. Because he was worthy! (b) His name is above all names. Jesus is over all! All will concede Jesus is […]

[Excerpt from Ode to Jesus Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Hymn #6.]   Meter 86.86 (a) Meeting the spirits in prison, Jesus preached to the dead! The Son of God fulfilled his task – The Atonement ended! (b) Angels proclaimed glorious news: Jesus came back from death! He is not here; […]

[Excerpt from Ode to Jesus Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Hymn #5.] Meter 86.86 (a) Jesus suffered for mankind’s sins. He took our punishments! God placed upon himself our sins. To save us from torments! (b) Christ’s atonement was infinite. Pain, inconceivable! It was infinite hurt and fear. Unimaginable! (c) He […]

[Excerpt from Ode to Jesus Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Hymn #4.]   Meter 86.86 (a) The Creator became human. Jesus Christ became flesh! He did not enter a body. He transmuted to flesh! (b) He transformed from spirit to flesh. He changed his state to mine! Without this metamorphosis, He […]

[Excerpt from Ode to Jesus Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Hymn #3.]  Meter 86.86 (a) God made the universe through Christ. Sire ordered; Son obeyed! This reality came to be – Father designed; Son made! (b) God’s only Son made the cosmos. Every planet and star! He made the big bang’s […]

[Excerpt from Ode to Jesus Copyright © 2017 Edward K. Watson. All rights reserved. Hymn #2.] Meter 86.86 (a) Father, Son, and Holy Spirit– They dwell in each other! Whether by will or innately, Within one another! (b) Christ is in the image of God, God’s glory on his face! He is an exact duplicate […]