Seeking Jesus

The world seems to be questing
We want to find Jesus
Who was he really?
How are we confused about his nature

Is Jesus reinvented every generation?
Is he remade according to the people’s need?
A few sayings, and scattered stories
The History seems so difficult to pursue

Dates impossible to verify
Politics unavailable
Gospels are not written for historians
Faith is satisfied, though the academic is not

The sayings warm the heart
Faith grows as well as understanding
We grow as we seek Christ in the world
We grow as we find the spirit of Christ

The Gospel tells of the resurrection
Of Jesus speaking with his disciples
The present Christ who is our Teacher
Our Lord who never abandons us

We seek through history and do not find
Yet, we open our eyes to see the Light that lights the world

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One comment on “Seeking Jesus

  1. If you are seeking Jesus, you should know what is most important to HIM, in His own words.
    No, it’s not “Love” without God. That was the Beatles, Paul and other men….

    Poem – What is love?

    Two men came to Jesus
    With different motivations.
    They asked Him the same question
    Relevant to all the nations:

    Which is the Most Important?
    The answer was the same.
    Jesus did not manipulate
    He was not there to play a game.

    “Love the Lord your God” said Jesus
    as He quoted from The Law –
    to fulfill and not abolish
    was His purpose, full of awe.

    Jesus did not make all Scripture
    Into one new great commandment.
    He summarized The Law and Prophets
    “First and Greatest” and “The Second.”

    The Love of God is higher
    Than the love of any man.
    Receive from God, give back to God-
    Then to others, that’s His plan.

    The Love of God involves much more
    Than simply “love your fellow man.”
    Worship, trust, and pray to God,
    and obey Him – that’s His plan

    To worship and pray to neighbors,
    Whoever they may be,
    Or trust and obey our enemies
    Would be idolatry.

    The love of God is first and greatest,
    And the love of man is second.
    “All we need is love” are words
    of dead Beetles on the pavement.

    “The entire law is summed up in a single command”
    are not the words of Jesus our Salvation.
    It’s false teaching of Paul the Pharisee
    an “accuser of our brethren.”

    “Love” without God is Satan’s word through Paul
    in his chapter to the Corinthians.
    “I will show you the most excellent way”
    is the road to eternal perdition.

    Where is God in Paul’s chapter on love?
    Nowhere in view of the eye.
    Paul sings about himself like a Mexican Mariachi
    “I, I, I, I.”

    Jesus is The Most Excellent Way
    Not the words of a Pharisee.
    The words of Jesus are very clear.
    Jesus said, “You must follow ME.”

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