Sunday, January 17, 2021

The powers (earthly)

After Acts 4:1-14

We speak to the people,
telling them what we know
and experienced, explaining
the news (good). We say
nothing about priests or council
or rulers or elites, but words
strip away pretense, and there’s
the man, healed, the lame man,
the man hopping and jumping,
the man everyone knows
from birth, the man who never
walked, and there he is,
a living (walking) testimony
that what we say is true. It’s
annoying, and threatening,
because they know who we are,
the ones who were with him, 
the ones called disciples of that man,
that man they crucified. 
We have become an inconvenient

Photograph by Sushil Nash via Unsplash. Used with permission.


Martha Jane Orlando said...

An inconvenient truth, indeed, Glynn. I think we Christians in this day and age need to become that same thing in light of the elites who think they know best.

Glynn said...

Martha, see my post tomorrow on 'The Rvolt of the Public' by Martin Gurri.

Martha Jane Orlando said...

I will be sure to check it out! :)