“I will begin as you began*,”
“But I will suffer what you ought
That you might not.
“I am your Bespoke Savior.
“Don’t try to shape Me
To fit your purposes
Let Me shape you
You can be bespoke too.”
Quite honestly, I was not familiar with the word BESPOKE.
I thought it sounded King James-ish. I could picture angels bespeaking or God bespeaking — and in the end, that’s the direction I took.
Bespoke definitely means something different, though, than what I thought.
1. Made for a particular customer or user:
‘a bespoke suit’
‘bespoke software systems’
‘group tours and bespoke itineraries’
Bespoke is an adjective for anything commissioned to a particular specification. It may be altered or tailored to the customs, tastes, or usage of an individual purchaser.
* Jesus is fully God and fully man. His beginning is before all time — and that’s not the beginning I was thinking of. I was thinking of the helpless baby beginning — dependent, weak, human.