gliding

gliding

Monday, September 16, 2013

The Open Door

you will have to gather me into your arms
as I collapse
in great sorrow and relief
the emotion too strong
you must be my strength
too long, too much to bear
you understand
you will be there
some think coming home should be easy
they don't know me
as you lift me away
from battles, memories, joys,
family and friends
you will be gentle
experts in your field
I want to be healed
so,
do not be alarmed
I am in arms that are strong
if I should disappear
without a trace
don't call the police
if I vanish right from under your nose
try to open your mind
to the many possibilities
I could have been gone already
time crumbling, collapsing,
not important anymore
as the arms that catch me
and the open door

1 comment:

  1. THE PRICE OF TRADITION

    A tradition that could cost you your salvation is the one that states that "for"(eis in Greek) in Acts 2:38 should have been translated, "because of."

    Let us compare "for" (eis) found in Acts 2:38 and Matthew 26:28.

    New American Standard Bible: Acts 2:38 Peter said to them, "Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you shall will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.


    New American Standard Bible: Matthew 26:28 for this is My blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for forgiveness of sins.


    Jesus did not shed His blood because the people already had their sins forgiven. Jesus shed His blood for (in order to) the remission of sins.


    Those three thousand on the Day of Pentecost were not baptized in water because their sins were already forgiven. They were baptized for (in order to) the remission of their sins.


    WHERE IS THE EVIDENCE THAT "EIS" SHOULD HAVE BEEN TRANSLATED "BECAUSE OF" INSTEAD OF "FOR"?


    How did the following translations translate "eis" in Acts 2:38?


    NEW KING JAMES VERSION: Acts 2:38 ......for the remission of sins..


    NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE: Acts 2:38...for the forgiveness of your sins...


    ENGLISH STANDARD VERSION: Acts 2:38...for the forgiveness of your sins....


    AMERICAN KING JAMES VERSION: Acts 2:38...for the remission of sins...


    KING JAMES BIBLE: Acts 2:38....for the remission of sins...


    THE BETTER VERSION OF THE NEW TESTAMENT by Chester Estes: Acts 2:38...in order to the remission of your sins...


    THE AMPLIFIED NEW TESTAMENT: ...Acts 2:38...for the forgiveness of and release from your sins....


    THE NEW TESTAMENT IN MODERN ENGLISH by J.B. Phillips: Acts 2:38....so that you may have your sins forgiven....


    NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION: Acts 2:38...for the forgiveness of your sins.....


    NEW LIVING TRANSLATION: Acts 2:38....for the forgiveness of your sins....


    INTERNATIONAL STANDARD VERSION: Acts 2:38...for the forgiveness of your sins...


    ARAMAIC BIBLE IN PLAIN ENGLISH: Acts 2:38...for release from sin...


    AMERICAN STANDARD VERSION: Acts 2:38...unto the remission of your sins...


    DARBY BIBLE TRANSLATION: Acts 2:38...for remission of sins....


    ENGLISH REVISED VERSION: Acts 2:38 ......unto the the remission of your sins....


    WEBSTER'S BIBLE TRANSLATION: Acts 2:38...for the remission of sins....


    WEYMOUTH NEW TESTAMENT: Acts 2:38 ...with a view to the remission of your sins...


    WORLD ENGLISH BIBLE: Acts 2:38...for the forgiveness of sins....


    YOUNG'S LITERAL TRANSLATION: Acts 2:38...to the remission of sins...


    THE THOMPSON CHAIN-REFERENCE BIBLE (NIV): Acts 2:38...so that your sins may be forgiven...


    There is no translation of the Bible that translates "eis" in Act 2:38 as "BECAUSE OF" NOR DOES "EIS" IN ACTS 2:38 MEAN "BECAUSE OF".


    If 'eis" in Acts 2:38 meant "because of", it would have been translated as such.


    The shed blood of Jesus is the reason we receive forgiveness from sins. We contact that blood after faith John 3:16-repentance Acts 2:38-confession Romans 10:9-10 and water baptism Acts 2:38. Water baptism is the point of contact. Water baptism is the last act of a sinner, it not the first act of a Christian.


    THE PRICE OF TRADITION IS TOO HIGH IF IT PREVENTS YOU FROM ACCEPTING THE TRUTH!


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