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Conscientious Objection

Don't let me hurt with these two helping hands again A lot of reasons Satan gives us. We say, "Don't worry, God forgives us!" But what excuse could I give Christ to hit humans? Don't let me run to war with comrades, boots and gun I'm not saying it's not right or that there's not a righteous fight I can't discern the time to kill if there is one Don't let me seek a chance to prove my wretched self You have much more than tongue and word; yes, to fight You is absurd And who is Christ in battle to need help? Don't let me speak with any malice in my mouth It tastes like teeth against the lip and this is not a clever quip I think I've seen enough of matters going south Don't let me find myself immersed in evil thoughts My flesh was forfeit at the cross, but my heart and soul were not This peace I have came to me at the highest cost Matthew 5:39 KJV But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. 2nd Corinthians 3-5 KJV For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ; Exodus 14:14 KJV The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace Psalm 127:1 KJV ...Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain. If you like this poem, watch the movie "Hacksaw Ridge", a true story about World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, whose convictions opened the way for God to perform a great miracle through him!

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Date: 3/13/2020 9:50:00 AM
I loved Hacksaw Ridge and this poem.
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Date: 4/15/2019 6:43:00 AM
Amen to this important poem. "and there remains faith hope and love and the greatest of these is love." Good morning my brother in the Lord
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Date: 4/12/2019 8:37:00 PM
"Don't let me" These three words say so much. I like how you begin each thought in this way. To stay on the right path, one must have the right attitude. You are such an inspiration. Thank you for being here, for being You. ~ Brandy
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Date: 4/12/2019 10:31:00 PM
I am so happy you read my poem thank you!
Date: 4/12/2019 4:01:00 PM
Hi Kyle, Your poems have evidence of true biblical knowledge and I commend you for your faithful poems that show such dedication to the Scriptures. Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
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Date: 4/12/2019 5:07:00 PM
Thank you Jennifer you are an inspiration! I'd rather not write at all if I find myself straying from the Scriptures!
Date: 4/12/2019 6:45:00 AM
An intriguing spiritual verse Kyle.. Very nicely penned
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Date: 4/12/2019 5:04:00 PM
Happy to intrigue thanks for reading it!
Date: 4/10/2019 5:40:00 PM
Very fine piece Kyle, good imagery and insightful thought too. Have a blessed day,Gordon
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Date: 4/12/2019 5:11:00 PM
Woot thanks man!