Rate this poem:(0.00 / 0 votes)

One Spirit



Even in dispute
Paul and Peter were in Christ
Bound by one spirit

About this poem

In life there's bound to be misunderstanding and disagreement because just as we all have some slight or major features that differentiate us from others, that's how we occasionally think differently from others. Even The Bible permits us to be angry but it also cautions us against allowing our anger to make us commit sin. In essence, when people have dispute with others they should hold on to that elementary factor that unites them with the other party, this is what they should give priority consideration and not the cause of the dispute, nor the dispute it self because if you give priority attention to the dispute or its cause, you'll certainly be so provoked to a point where you will most likely cause a kind of damage that even you may regret much later when the air is cleared and your emotions have regained balance. Paul and Peter were both Apostles of our LORD and Saviour Jesus Christ and at a point they disagreed on certain issues but they did not kill each other neither did they go about tarnishing each other's public image nor assassinating each other's character. For they both had great respect for the Holy Spirit of Christ by which they're both bound even unto this day. If you're in the shoes of any of them, would you have acted differently? 

Font size:
 

Written on August 07, 2021

Submitted by fidepet on August 08, 2021

3 sec read
1 View

Fidelis Peter Olowu

Simply called Fidel by his friends, he was born in Agbarho Kingdom in Ughelli-North Local Government Area of Delta State, South south, Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Nursing Science degree from the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Fidel won the first prize in Rapidly Applied Poetry (RAP) contest during the second edition of the Lagos Festival of Poetry organized by the Association of Nigerian Authors, Lagos State Chapter, (ANA-Lagos) in the year 2005. He also has a good number of literary achievements internationally such as: - Nominated as an "Honorary Poet Fellow, Noble House, London England in 2006. - Nominated for "Poet of The Year Award" in 2007 by the International Society of Poets (ISP, USA) - Nominated for "Poet of the year Award" in 2008 by ISP, USA. - Enlisted in "The International Who's Who in Poetry" in 2008 by the ISP, USA. Published in numerous Anthologies, magazines, etc. Apart from being a poet and a practicing Nurse, Fidel is an inspirational Broadcast Journalist, a song writer, singer with a good level of music production skills, a very interesting corporate MC, a Graphic Designer, a Voice-over artist, etc. A little wonder he's referred to as The Wonderman. more…

All Fidelis Peter Olowu poems | Fidelis Peter Olowu Books

FAVORITE (1 fan)

Discuss this Fidelis Peter Olowu poem with the community:

0 Comments

    Translation

    Find a translation for this poem in other languages:

    Select another language:

    • - Select -
    • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
    • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
    • Español (Spanish)
    • Esperanto (Esperanto)
    • 日本語 (Japanese)
    • Português (Portuguese)
    • Deutsch (German)
    • العربية (Arabic)
    • Français (French)
    • Русский (Russian)
    • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
    • 한국어 (Korean)
    • עברית (Hebrew)
    • Gaeilge (Irish)
    • Українська (Ukrainian)
    • اردو (Urdu)
    • Magyar (Hungarian)
    • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
    • Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Italiano (Italian)
    • தமிழ் (Tamil)
    • Türkçe (Turkish)
    • తెలుగు (Telugu)
    • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
    • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
    • Čeština (Czech)
    • Polski (Polish)
    • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Românește (Romanian)
    • Nederlands (Dutch)
    • Ελληνικά (Greek)
    • Latinum (Latin)
    • Svenska (Swedish)
    • Dansk (Danish)
    • Suomi (Finnish)
    • فارسی (Persian)
    • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
    • հայերեն (Armenian)
    • Norsk (Norwegian)
    • English (English)

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this poem to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "One Spirit" Poetry.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 23 Oct. 2021. <https://www.poetry.com/poem/106616/one-spirit>.

    Become a member!

    Join our community of poets and poetry lovers to share your work and offer feedback and encouragement to writers all over the world!

    Browse Poetry.com

    Quiz

    Are you a poetry master?

    »
    The long poem “The Waste Land” was written by which poet?
    • A. W. H. Auden
    • B. T. S. Eliot
    • C. C. S Lewis
    • D. Emma Lazarus

    Our favorite collection of

    Famous Poets

    »