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The Perfect Word


"Cadence

Immaculate bounce as your words strike

Lifting my expectations and desires,

Ready to take off

My heart races from top to bottom

Wondering if I can get suspended

With the cadence of your expression ,

Like dropping a pail

It causes a ripple motion

In the depth of my heart

Disturbing the norm

Drawing filth from within

According to your design

You outline the structure of my heart

Pulling down the foundations not in your plan

As a builder you slowly assemble my attention to you

Forming a new perspective

Creating an essence like yours

According to your terms

Since there are no conditions to your person

Warnings are given on words

But you are the perfect word

Who is faultless and blameless

No error comes out of you

You embody goodness

You speak love

Translating yourself into others

So they relate with you

Awe does it no justice

The position I am in of you

For by love I am in you".


Writer's Thoughts

"People say that if you don't have anything good to say, then don't say anything at all, but what I have to say is perfect; the gospel." - Feyifunmi Seth David.

In this riveting piece of clever wordplays and personifications, the emphasis of the writer places focuses on the words which describe the character of Jesus and the power of the gospel. For example, suppose you ever read the Songs of Solomon. In that case, this piece bears a similar tone on how descriptive and vivid they attempt to communicate their message.

The writer describes the "words" like a gentle cadence which is irresistible not to listen further when heard or a builder that tears down that which is old and makes something new. Every line describes and expresses the reality of being a new creation in Christ Jesus; Our firm decision is to work from this focused center: One man died for everyone. That puts everyone in the same boat. He included everyone in his death so that everyone could also be included in his life, a resurrection life, a far better life than people ever lived on their own. 

Because of this decision, we don't evaluate people by what they have or how they look. We looked at the Messiah that way once and got it all wrong, as you know. We certainly don't look at Him that way anymore. Now we look inside, and what we see anyone united with the Messiah gets a fresh start, is created new. So the old life is gone; a new life emerges! Look at it! All this comes from God, who settled the relationship between us and Him....... God put the world square with Himself through the Messiah, giving the world a fresh start by offering the forgiveness of sins.

God has given us the task of telling everyone what He has done. God uses us to persuade men and women to drop their differences and enter into God's work of making things right between them. We're speaking for Christ himself now: Become friends with God; he's already a friend with you.

How? you ask. In Christ. God put the wrong on him who never did anything wrong, so we could be put right with God. (2 Corinthians 5:14b-21 MSG, emphasis and ellipsis mine)


Poetry by Feyifunmi Seth-David
Writer's Thoughts by Tosin Akinbola

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