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Hearers and Doers
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By Christine Tate
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Hearers and Doers

Reading God's word religiously
never missing a beat...
always quoting scriptures
to whomever they meet.

So heavenly minded
yet obnoxious as can be,
acting holier than thou
for everyone to see...

Then there's the Christian
who takes a back seat
meditating on God's word
and learning at His feet.

Never seeking the spotlight
neither a title or label,
just practicing the truth
whenever they are able.

Acknowledging the Lord
thru a committed lifestyle,
exhibiting Christ's love
to others with a smile.

One Christian is a doer
who is living God's word,
the other only hears it
but not living what they heard!

2/12/12 (c)





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Submitted: Monday, February 13, 2012

Last Updated: Monday, February 13, 2012

About the Poet
Christian since 1973, widowed in 2007, but by the divine appt. of God, I married a wonderful, godly widower in Oct. 2010. Three grown, married sons and eight grandchildren. My first love is Jesus who inspires my pen, for apart from Him I can do nothing! I desire to honor the Lord and edify readers thru poetry He inspires.

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