AN EDIFIER—NOT A FIGHTER

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AN EDIFIER—NOT A FIGHTER

(Developed from a teaching by Pastor Mike Abendroth on a recent broadcast of NO COMPROMISE RADIO, 760 AM, WVNE, 3:30 to 4:00 PM  weekdays…concerning the latter half of Romans 14.)

 

 

Weak and stronger faith

In the church, each has a place…

So both may grow

Each should know,

It isn’t the time to save face.

Instead of a battle cry,

God calls us to edify…

Each other with love

Not a boxing glove,

Criticizing the other guy.

In Romans fourteen, Paul,

Emphasizes Christian love over all…

There’s a difference between

A theological wean,

And purposely making one fall.

The weak in faith may glower,

But should not have the power…

To manipulate

The stronger to strait-

Jacket their personal flower.

Likewise, the “strong” needn’t be,

Lording over the weaker one’s creed…

For consideration too,

By teaching what to do

To minimize a…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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