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Kingdomtide: Extreme or Normal?

extreme or normal…

“Bound in my spirit,”
Not to sin but to Christ;
“Captive to the Spirit,”
Am I, really? Am I?

Do I count my life
Of great value to self?
Refuse to leave things,
Exchange these for Life, itself?

Am I on a given course,
With ministry from my Lord?
If so, I must persevere,
Not deviate or worse, avoid.

“Better to give than to receive,”
Paul now quotes his Christ;
He sails on toward pain and death,
Determined to give — to give his life
for Christ’s Kingdom…

And I?

copyright, 6/13/18, Ruth Tuttle Conard

Read Acts 20: 17-38
“And now, as a captive to the Spirit, I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there…”

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