Sanhedrin Address: Acts Poem 23

Acts 23
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There were those in Jerusalem called Sadducees

They believed not in heaven and eternal life

Which is a state sad you see

Living just for this world full of strife

Paul himself a Pharisee, from that sect he did come

He told the Sanhedrin of Christ arisen

And of everlasting life to be won

A dispute arose so acrimonious

That soldiers were called lest Paul’s body would be rent

And soon after Paul from the Lord

Was told he to Rome would be sent

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Acts Poem for February based on Acts 23.

Tomb (ABP 12)

“Where were you? 

Why did you delay?

If you had only been here –

He would have been saved.”*

 

“I have come in the fullness of time.

Lazarus shall not remain in the grave

His tomb only prefigures mine

And by it – more than Lazarus I will save.”

 

From Adam to Abraham, Abraham to David,

From David to Zerubbabel and beyond,**

We too like Lazarus – were dead in our sin

But by Jesus’s grave we have won.

 

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August Bible Poem 12

John 11*

Matthew 1, Luke 3**