Sunday, June 5, 2016

Self Is A Sinner!





On A Day Called Questionable
Cutting Truth
AND
Pleasing Fable
Stood Face To Face
Across The Lord's Supper Table
Each Defiant
Each Direct
With The Congregation Not Knowing What To Expect!

Cutting Truth
- In A Strong Tearful Honest Voice -
Encouraged The Congregation
In The Sacrifice Of Christ To Rejoice
For
The Blood
Once Spilled
Buys Pardon For All Who
Lay Down Sin
Pick Up Their Cross
AND
Daily Eat Their Fill
Of A King James Preserved
"Doth Saith The Lord!"
God's Holy Word
Uncorrupted By Evil Men And Women
True!

Pleasing Fable
- Not To Be Outdone -
Took Up Alexandrian Philosophy
Man-made Church Policy
AND
Leading Men's Educational Corrections To Holy Writ
For A Cheer-filled Soliloquy!
He Bobbed!
He Weaved!
He Impugned God's Word
AND
Went For A
"Do As I Please!"
AND
The Church Was Divided
With Hardly Any Souls
Willing
To Glory
In The Finished Work Of The Lord!

If The Veil Could Have Been Removed
Those Laodiceans Would Have Seen:

Self Satisfaction
Glorious Inaction
No Pleasure N. Restraint
Sinning S. Fun
Shoot-down D. Bible
AND
Lovely Rum
Were Working Adroitly
Slipping The Arrogant
Man-Is-god-Believing Crowd
High Priced Bromide
Instigating Rebellion
Prodding The Willful
Away From The Heavenly Guide!

The Cause Of The Ruckus?
Who Needs To Jesus Flee
When Self Awareness
Lifts Up Everybody!
Just Do What You Will
Just Don't Harm Another Soul
For Sin Death Hell
Confession And Repentance
Are Concepts Grown Cold!

If Eyes Could Be Opened
On The Side Of God's Faithful
Those Pleading With Brethren To Fear
God
AND
His Commandments Keep
To Let Him Our Burdens Bear Against The Fraudulent Creep
Those Believers Would See
Angels Of God
Doing Battle
Preserving God's Saints
Against Those Weavers Of Black Darkness
Of The Army Of The Degrading Lord Fraud!

The High-Minded Departed
In High Dungeon
AND
In Complete Disarray!

The Faithful Of God
In Humility Of Soul
Held Hands Together
AND
Prayed!
They Sighed
AND
They Cried
AND
Lifted Up God
AND
Yearned
Dearly Yearned
For
Their Blessing
In The Great Day Of Reward!

They Confessed
Their Own Sins
AND
The Sins Of The World
AND
The Numerous Sins Of The Church
Knowing
That Judgment
Begins First
In The House Of The Lord!

AND ...

When All Was Completed
They Sought Counsel Of The Lord
AND
With Prayerful
Humble
Teachable Spirits
They Delved Into His Word!

They Approached God's Word
Where Great Treasure Is Hid!
They Sought It With All Diligence
AND
They Asked God To Remove Self
AND
In Compassion He Did!

They Lifted Up Jesus
The Light Of Their World
AND
God
With True Blessing
Did To Their Humble Hearts
Heaven's Glories
Bestir!

They Ate Drank Of The Symbols!
They Did Not Remake
Nor Eat God!
They Lifted Up The Master
AND
Gave All Glory To The Risen Lord!

Renewed
They Departed The Sanctuary
Built By Human Hands
Looking Forward To That Day
When They Would Enter The Temple Raised Up
By The Holy God's Hands
In The Land Uncorrupted
God's Glorious Land!


When The Soul In Worship
Is Before God
Self Must Die!

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To Uphold Self Is To Denigrate God!

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When Self Is An Active Party
In The Soul's Salvation
There Is No Shield From Delusion!


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Man-Approved-gods Are Idols!

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To A True Christian
Self And Sacrifice
Make A Compound Word!

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Salvation Over Sin Is The Saint's Refrain!