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Poem: Spiritual Abstractions

Faith-based poetry from our Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist and other religious friends from around the world.
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Post by jjbreunig3 » May 19, 2017, 3:34 am

People are funny creatures, who seem
unsure about the poetry, that I compose;
their lack of understanding implies that
my poems are nothing, but a series of…
spiritual abstractions. Unable to gleam

the enduring Truth of Yahweh, with eyes
of Faith, they ignorantly dismiss claims
of what God has done in Love… for them!
Without Christians demonstrating how to
live properly, their spirits won’t rise

up and see the need for a relationship
with Christ; if we’re not enjoying some
personal victories ourselves, then our
effectiveness is… obviously diminished.
We should be content, bound in fellowship

with Christ and energetically living out
our Faith! Moral regulations don’t draw
people to God; however, His joy within
us does; let our Faith be strong, vibrant
and visible, whereby people shed doubts…

of Who, God is and why He’s worthy of praise.

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Inspired by:
Eze 12:2

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By Joseph J. Breunig 3rd, © 2017, All rights reserved.
Logic, when applied to people, fails miserably. --Joseph J. Breunig 3rd

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Post by George Krokos » May 25, 2017, 4:39 pm

Joe, what you're saying in the poem is very true in that most people don't acknowledge God as the source of their own being and existence and therefore lack the strength of faith or conviction of what really is available to them deep within their own soul.

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