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An Oracle '' a cautionary tale''

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An Oracle '' a cautionary tale''

An Oracle, ‘’ a cautionary tale’’

The man was called upon to help he went, heart full of love, not his own 

but (put there) questions and laughter..are  (you surely sent) then test the

spirits was a teaching the ‘‘executive Minister’’ applied, an overriding

rule his intent! Journey down to a little old hall, seemed to rub them up

wrong yet trying  (to answer that call) started to early was often the slot

to preach, a new understanding of Christians this treatment did teach, as

the Deacon changed leaders amid small slights and large. Till late in 1991

the Holy spirit took charge..! Psalms 36 verses 1 to seven thru, (n k j)  

taking this note to the executive was what he must do, and feeling in a

a condition of de ja vue, just wrote outreach name  not feeling worthy

and not wanting to lay blame. 3 months later the Deacon saw red, took

a knife half cut off brother in laws finger a shame,  step down the testing 

preacher  then said, still attending church meetings and opening halls

rolls 10 years on, & the full fulfilment now calls. His son argues with blood

uncle.. Ex-Deacon arrives kills this brother with a shotgun over another

he drives, also shoots him a no more (progeny shot) then he goes to the

slammer to await his lot.!







Copyright Joe Maverick 2011  
For the Glory of God & ^Rick Parise’s Oracle contest, I see that this 
Contest was not the idea of a man. But Rick is being used to set the
Stage to show Gods prophetic power, the above is a true story I knew
All of the people involved, I believe that this contest fits the saying
That all hidden things will be brought into the light, I have no
Personal knowledge of Rick, yet you would be forgiven for thinking  we have  
dreamed this opportunity up..! (I submit this work as Gods entry)



   

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  1. Date: 11/11/2012 1:21:00 PM
    great write you got here Joe,,,, was raised catholic,,,, so I know Karma will get you ;}

  1. Date: 9/23/2012 12:34:00 PM
    I am sure the bridge is safe..I just have somewhat of a phobia about bridges...Soup mail soon.Sara

  1. Date: 5/10/2012 8:46:00 AM
    Oh, that "Ex-Deacon" was no such a good man, Joe!:( It's so unfortunate when these horrific clergy occurances are brought to life. One might say that it's human nature? Never!!! In reality it feels even more horrific when it's done by those we need to admire and trust. It's as though he'd relinquished the steering wheel that God had held, then let Hades yank it out of his hands, to excelerate on the gas pedal. Ouf, malicious intent!! Best wishes, Love, Mikki

  1. Date: 10/15/2011 1:40:00 PM
    The story is amazing and although it reads as prose, the rhyme is there within the lines. I found it quite fascinating.

  1. Date: 8/7/2011 12:10:00 AM
    WoW! That's some story. It's a shame it is a true story. Very good job here with a strong message. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 7/25/2011 9:56:00 PM
    really Joe? what an extraordinary poem I liked it very much, oh by the way thank you for your comments always, You seem to be there when I'm down, I've tried to submit publishers my works, and all I get is scammer jammers, I will wait for the Lord to show me the way, impatient I'm not I know it's all in God's time and will, so again thanks Joe. God bless

  1. Date: 7/7/2011 3:42:00 PM
    Good on ya Joe, stepping toe to toe, and passions sure to feel ya, have to watch them preachers so, or they'll come back n teach ya . The lord will sort em Joe. on ya mate, Don

  1. Date: 7/7/2011 12:23:00 PM
    intense as always...i feel that ur a sensitive writer...

  1. Date: 7/3/2011 3:37:00 PM
    Wow... this is a telling tale indeed. Very intense as well. I enjoyed reading you today.

  1. Date: 7/3/2011 11:16:00 AM
    enjoyed reading today!!

  1. Date: 7/3/2011 5:54:00 AM
    Joe you have it all buddy, your works are tremendous and this poem seems to me happened as you say, only I perceived it in a dream, God bless you Joe and your Spiritual endeavors, will go on soup mail when I finish later today, so God bless

  1. Date: 7/2/2011 11:32:00 PM
    Joe, not sure I totally understood all you were saying here, but I can get that some really crazy stuff happened in that time you are writing about! good grief, what a tale!! (and glad to know you are an old romantic after all!)

  1. Date: 7/2/2011 4:52:00 PM
    Wow, Joe, what a story behind this poem! Truly startling. "Maverick" is an appropriate name for you, Joe. This is quite a unique entry for the contest and I really enjoyed it. Much love and best wishes for success, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/30/2011 3:32:00 PM
    My goodness Joe, you're mangling my brain. I am going to have to read this again. Good luck in the contest. I am not sure what he is looking for so have not entered this contest yet. Thank you for reading and your kind comments. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 6/30/2011 6:55:00 AM
    A stunning write very creative and with nice notes to be enjoyed as another oracle, hahah.. Joe

  1. Date: 6/29/2011 5:57:00 PM
    Interesting thoughts penned...I guess the winning will be told soon..Good luck..Thanks for the kind review of work..Sara

  1. Date: 6/29/2011 10:54:00 AM
    yes strange things happen these days, and this is just one of them. i see the ref. was from the KJV, that is the only bible that I read. and I agree with Judy. a lot of so called Christians use Jesus's name to do wrong. a great piece of work my friend. thank you for commenting on Blooming Rose Bush.

  1. Date: 6/28/2011 11:24:00 PM
    I wasn't sure I understood all the details of it, Joe. But you certainly showed a good example of how strange people can become these days. God help us all!!

  1. Date: 6/28/2011 3:49:00 PM
    Good job my friend. Too much is done in the Name of Jesus when He would have nothing to do with. Other times not enough is done in the Name of Jesus when He would have us stand up and be counted. Lord Help Us All. Good job here. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 6/28/2011 12:50:00 PM
    precious and powerful words Joe.. luv the Scripture reference and the brackets make this piece super interesting and entertaining .. poignant to read and refresh one's soul luv.. good luck in the contest luv..

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