Cynthia BuhainBaello

Bronze Star - 2,929 Points (November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

Carnal - Poem by Cynthia BuhainBaello

It's not about how many times you've fallen
'Slain by the Spirit' as some would say-
And it does not matter if in tongues you have spoken
It's what's inside the heart that matters today.

For many are hyped by these manifestations
A faith seeking signs it can see, understand-
Visible proof of miraculous impressions
But is not grounded on the Word, it will never stand.

Carnal at best with the trappings of religion,
Self-righteousness at the marvels it can do-
It finally falls prey to decay and corruption,
Without knowing Who God is - it can never be true.

For God does His manifestations for His glory,
Bear in mind there's a purpose for all that goes on,
His gifts are for serving, not diplay or our folly
It is all about Him and about what He has done!

All rights reserved ~~~Cynthia Buhain-Baello~~02.28.14


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, February 27, 2014

Poem Edited: Friday, March 7, 2014


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