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Law Misuse



I urge you when I am gone,
That you may charge some people;
They do not profess upon,
The teachings of the Gospel.

They teach different doctrine,
Devote themselves to false tales;
That promotes evil and sin,
And how the stewardship fails.

The aim that we charge is love,
That issues from a pure heart;
A sincere faith from thereof,
A good conscience to impart.

Certain persons swerved from these,
Have wandered away in vain;
They have ignored our pleas,
Lack of respect shows disdain.

To be teachers of the Law,
Without an understanding;
An abuse to cause a flaw,
Unsure what is demanding.

Now we know the Law is good,
If one uses lawfully;
Knowing the Law as you should,
For living eternally.

The lawless and ungodly,
Disobedient and sinners;
In having profaned broadly,
Are never discipliners.

The sexually immoral,
The perjurers and liars;
Have tendency to quarrel,
Lighting corrupted fires.

According to the Gospel,
Of the glory of the Lord;
Are entrusted to people,
Blessing those in one accord.

Copyright ©2021 Richard Newton Sherrer

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Warning Against False Teachers 1 Timothy 1:3-11

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Written on January 15, 2022

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Richard Newton Sherrer

I was born and raised on a farm in Pennsylvania. It was a small family farm that was handed down through 8 generations of Sherrer men until my father; Newton just could not make a living from it any longer. He thought that I would make a better living away from the farm. So, I decided to join the Air Force in 1969 upon graduating from high school. I gained quite a bit of experience and insight on life while in the service. Even though I was only stationed on the east coast of the US, my Air Force career took me to Germany and Korea. After 20 years wearing of the blue uniform, I decided going in a different direction and found myself becoming very diverse in many different fields. Something still seemed missing to me after being separated from the service for about 10 years. The Air Force was a way of life for me, but really missed life in Korea. I found myself changing careers again. Poetry was an interest of his since my days in high school. With returning to the Lord, I felt motivated to write of my Christian beliefs. I started looking at Bible verses and reflecting on my own personal experiences. The Bible was found to be as true today as to when the various books were written. I could see much of what the Bible is teaching us as valid as every in modern time. It felt only natural to me on using his personal experience based on Bible verses and see much of my own life written in the Scriptures. God inspires me what to write about though. I do not claim to be an expert on God or the Bible. I am just a Christian who has become enlightened to write poetic verses from the Holy Scriptures. more…

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