FULLY SUBMERGED?

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    FULLY SUBMERGED?


    The fight to define this sacred act.
    Whether to sprinkle with Holy Water?
    Or to hold nose, pray, and lean him back?

    As his face becomes fully submerged,
    With water shielding him from his unholy past.
    A new man in Christ shall emerge,
    As he rises from that watery blast.

    Did that water save him?
    I heard the Elders say.
    Or, was it the Blood that Jesus Shed,
    For those sins that he could not pay?

    Another Night, A different convert.
    Same faith,
    Same concern.

    For what it’s worth:

    The fight to define this sacred act.
    Whether to sprinkle with Holy Water?
    Or to hold nose, pray, and lean him back?




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    cmlestrade commented on FULLY SUBMERGED?

    09-22-2009

    Orson I just can't wait for the weekend to read your poetry. You never dissapoint. This has so much meaning and is so imspirational yet there is also no disapointment when we realize who shed that blood for us.

    lonewolf commented on FULLY SUBMERGED?

    01-18-2009

    Absolutely Amazed! Its not the water that saves, but the blood of the precious son. Orson, I can't wait for the devotional.

    Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

    Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

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