“‘Miracles aren’t for today,’” complained the Sadducee.
“To say they are is to deny God’s holy sovereignty.
If it’s God’s will that we be ill, then miserable we’ll be.
And don’t you dare compare me to some hard-nosed Pharisee!”
“They are too wise in their own eyes, and far too proud for me.
They think they can turn stone to bread, which I have yet to see.
I’m sick and tired of their ‘name, claim, blame’ philosophy.
How they can be so haughty is a total mystery.”
“To claim it’s still God’s will to heal decries humility.
I’d rather die a cripple than to live self-righteously.
Don’t call me rich. I’d rather glory in my poverty
And waken others to the stench of harsh reality.”
“Though I do not possess a Master’s in divinity,
I know what I do not believe. To me that is the key
To living free from guilt and rampant authenticity
And staying safe from what is rumored to be heresy.”
“I have a nose for news and can discern false prophecy.
I don’t need to see signs. God’s Word is good enough for me.
Although I do not read it much, I have sincerity.
So, enough of all this ‘health, wealth talk’ and ‘positivity’!”
“Though some may call me critical, I think it’s plain to see
We must throw out the baby, from that bath water to be free…”