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The Gospel that Paul preached and believed
Did not come to him by theological study
But revelation was the illumination he received
Though divinely directed he sought human landmarks
Was he on the same apostolic spiritual path?
For defying the apostolic order was a real bother
To Jerusalem he went to compare notes
Lest he had preached or believed in vain
His doctrines were same with the others
Because similar inspirations would not conflict
Here’s a lesson that would always be a blessing
Always check with the Word before you
Go overboard and outside of the Lord
Check that your experience fits the Word
Within boundaries set by apostles and prophets

 

Spirit Leads To The Water

Cornelius and friends received the Spirit
After which the preacher – Peter now said
Water baptism was the next meal of Bread
Cornelius did not demur or murmur or dread
For Spirit feeds on every crumb of the Word
And strains to fulfill all sayings of the Lord
Same Spirit led Philip to Ethiopian Eunuch
Puzzled by Isaiah’s prophecy about Messiah
Philip expounded till the noble demanded
Immediate action-immersion for remission
No ceremony for Spirit was in harmony with Word
It behooves the Spirit-led man or woman today
To turn the Chariot of faith to water’s strait gate
The contrary is backing a wrong horse off course