8-27-15 An Exhortation

uplifting

Now we exhort you, brethren,

warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded,

support the weak, be patient toward all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:14 KJV

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We have our own responsibilities,

And that includes a call to help the poor:

The poor in heart, in mind, in strength are these

That need some extra care we can’t ignore.

Admonish those that step across the line:

The busybody, troublemaking sort.

Teach discipline and selfless service fine;

These diamonds in the rough, do not sell short.

Uplift the ones who struggle with the cross:

The simple and the slow to understand.

The weak need love who cannot bear a loss;

Please help them with their faith and to withstand.

Have patience with the souls who trip and fall;

Be one to help them up. See Christ in all.

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sonnet #449

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2 comments on “8-27-15 An Exhortation

  1. Dorothy Sittler says:

    GOD takes HIS glory from the weak, the foolish and those who think they are wise and strong. 1Corinthians 1:27-30 and look at Job. HE was with him and then answered his request of talking with him. Yes, we are called to be encouragers. 2Corinthians 1:3-7 HallELuJAH!

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