Black Poetry : Spiritual Warfare (inspired by Gypsyman's "Legacy Of Man")

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  1. epiphany

    epiphany Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Spiritual Warfare

    A spiritual warfare
    looms on mankind
    not the war of tanks
    and guns..arsenals
    of nuclear weapons
    stashed for destruction

    ~no

    the war of the soul
    the war of the spirit
    rages inside each being

    the desire to do right
    the affliction of the primal
    in conflict with the good

    the flesh is in love with self
    gratifying carnal lust
    it feeds on infirmities
    imagined or real

    leaving vulnerability
    and tarnish armor
    unable to spiritually win
    the struggle within

    the soul is trapped
    in a physical purgatory
    of obstruction and lies

    when the scales of doubt
    are removed from blind eyes
    when light consumes dark
    when the mind & body
    integrate spirituality

    Then...this profound revelation
    will transform....man

    ~into....

    *the immergence of faith*

    then man will understand...Peace.


    Epiphany(c)2002
     
  2. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Epiphany

    Yes!! Epiphany this piece is right on point...

    We are all living
    in the wilderness ~

    Thanks for sharing this scribe.

    :) N2
     
  3. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    as a man
    i understand
    that GOD is the good that keeps us on track
    and leads us the the waters
    of life
    and all that

    i thank you for sharing
    your wisdom
    and love

    i must control this fleshly lust
    and all it's made of

    the light shines bright
    even in this wilderness we live
    as HIS umbrella protects us
    from the falsehoods we give
    and give
    and give
    as we reach for HIS truth
    trying hard to be right
    and harder still to be true

    THANK YOU.
     
  4. j'hiah

    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    epiphany
    queen, you have said it all here.
    let all with eyes see this one..

    peace.
     
  5. GYPSYMAN

    GYPSYMAN Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Epiphany...Im lovin the poetic food given here ...I can only say that between the two peices there is much to be discussed ...Excellent work here ..Tyghtly and truthfully done !

    peace and much love !
    g-man
     
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    Bishop Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Paul said in the 7th chapter of Romans....When I desire to do good evil is ever before me...He descibed this same plight that mankind faces today...thereby enlightening us to the frailty of man and the inabilty to do this by ourselves...but in the 8th chapter he gives us the remedy.....There is therefore now no comdemnation to them who are in Christ Jesus who walk not after the flesh but after the Spirit.....

    Xcellent read Epiph......
     
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    wildflower7 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    WOW! I just read about this in Romans 8 last night!
    Thank you!!
    -7:spinstar:
     
  8. epiphany

    epiphany Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Family...

    I believe all things work out for the
    glory and edification of God. I truly
    have faith that this poem was meant
    to inspire faith, in addition with
    Gypsyman's thought-provoking poem,
    it completes a profound
    message for all people to "Stop the
    Violence" that has plague man for
    centuries.and continues...
    I believe it is no
    coincidence in these two pieces
    coming together, I was inspired by
    Gypsyman's words and God's lead...
    He speaks through the gifts we
    have been given....I hope these
    two pieces have touch hearts as
    well as minds.......

    Bishop, I appreciate the mention of the
    scripture..it further gives confirmation
    to me...thank u..

    thanx everyone for reading me and responding..

    Epiphany :heart:
     
  9. cocobutterskyn

    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Excellent read Sis.


    Poetically Turn'd Out!
    CCBSKYN :heart:
     
  10. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    i concur
    1000 percent

    dssNY

    great piece
    like the way it started
     
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