Here are a few excerpt stanzas from the author's poem:
The King in His Beauty
by Sylvia Lewis
Mine eyes shall gladly behold
My adoring eyes shall soon see
O blessed Yeshua-Jesus!
In His Beauteous Divinity
That King in splendorous Glory
That Great King in Heavenly realms
O what joys my heart can tell…
Sylvia Lewis is a Messianic Jewish-Christian Writer who lives in California. She enjoyed an adult bat-Mitzvah in March 2012, her memorable day of chanting Torah before family and friends that will always be treasured.
Formerly a Roman Catholic Cantor and in the Carmelite Religious Order – Newly Received (OCDS), Sylvia’s undergraduate work for her Baccalaureate degree includes:
• Long Beach City College - Medical Transcription Certificate
• West Los Angeles College – AA degree in Journ./Communicative Studies
• California State University at Long Beach – Print/Broadcast Journalism
• St. Mary of the Woods College – BA degree in Creative Writing
She will graduate from Seminary in May 2017 with an MA degree in the Old Testament from Biola University, having studied theology and the Bible in its original languages:
• Cooke School of Intercult. Studies - Ling. and Bibl. Languages - Fall 2012
• Talbot School of Ministry - Spring 2013 to Present
Sylvia’s interests include academic/religious writing, journalism, poetry, inspirational novels, playwriting, essays, romance, children's books, and short stories. In July 2017, she completed "A Search for Truth," her first, full-length, religious inspirational novel, which has now received endorsement by the Messianic Jewish Rabbi of her local synagogue. The manuscript is pending U.S. copyright by the author. A NY publisher's book contract proposal is currently under legal review.
Previously-published work includes religious poetry in Aurora Literary Arts Magazine from 2008 – 2010 (“Praises,” “A Jewish Woman’s Poem,” and “When I Fall Prostrate, in Great Joy”), where she later worked as a Student Editor. Sylvia has two unpublished literary works of poetry. In 2010, she was nationally recognized in “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” with high academic achievements. She was also previously awarded the Executive Women International Scholarship.
To combat crime in her area, Sylvia started a Neighborhood Watch program in 2003 and hosted several meetings in her residential home with L.A. County Sheriff, Public Safety Officers, and a Traffic Officer, with specific safety themes that she developed for the needs of her immediate community.
Finally, some of her current/future writing projects include Biblical academic reference books, spirituality, and specialized areas of theology in Biblical prophecy from Christendom at large and Messianic Judaism. Baruch haBa b’Shem Adonai – Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the L-RD…