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Labels May Mislabel
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By Quentin Clingerman
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Labels May Mislabel

 

What are you?

Baptist, Pentecostal Holiness, Methodist, Presbyterian, Wesleyan?

Protestant  or Catholic? or??

You may carry a label saying what you are by denomination

 

But what about your heart?

What is it's label?

Are you "born again" of the Spirit?

Do you know Chris abides in your heart by faith?

Are you assured of Heaven as you walk in the Light?

Do you have ready praise for your Savior?

 

Have you been baptised?  Did it make a difference?

Do you take communion with fellow believers in confession and praise?

Are you living for God or for self?

What is your label?

Trust it is Christian by "new birth"

And walking in the Light

 

Good works only will get you the praise of men

But what of God?  

We cannot work our way to Heaven

It is only by the application of the shed blood of Christ

Allowing His love to flow through us to a lost world

 

Where is your lost world?  Where is your love coming from?

Where is your lost world? Where is  your love coming from?

Is your label a mislabel?

 

Label May Mislabel (c)2015 Quentin Clingerman

 


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Submitted: Friday, February 6, 2015

Last Updated: Friday, February 6, 2015

About the Poet
I am a retired educator. Now 85 years of age. I live in Maryland. I am the father of three ladies and thirteen grandchildren. Four grandchildren now married. I have two great grandsons, Koi Jon and Quinn Manu and a great granddaughter,Sephira Jade. Poems are an expression of how I think and feel. Variety in either case! I am the founder of WordChimes.com WC originated in February, 2000.


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