“Jesus of the Scars” by Edward Shillito

Often, we’re like Thomas, not convinced of God’s goodness and care until we see his scares. “Edward Shillito,” John Stott writes, “shattered by the carnage of the First World War, found comfort in the fact that Jesus was able to show his disciples the scares of his crucifixion. It inspired him to write his poem, ‘Jesus of the Scars’:”

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