Appeal to Authority

A tale is told in the seventh chapter of John’s Gospel
About officers sent to arrest the Messiah
Who fail-for a minute in His presence their doubts dispel
Their Pharisee-masters are then filled with ire
Even the enforcers have fallen under His unknown spell

The men said Christ spoke with great authority
Never heard before veracity and profundity
To which the spiteful scholars replied with a sneer
How many of the leading Rabbis believe that Queer?
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