(You might call this person "JESUS")
Is He YOUR Messiah?

Author Unknown

'It's Jewish.'

Though at the first Yahweh blessed
And sanctified His day of rest,
The same belief is still expressed,

'It's Jewish.'

Though with the world this rest began,
And thence through all Scriptures ran,
And Yeshua said "twas made for man"--

'It's Jewish.'

Though not with Jewish rites,which passed,
But with the moral law 'twas classed,
Which must exist while time shall last,

It's Jewish.'

If from the Bible we present
The Sabbath's meaning and intent,
This answers every argument--

'It's Jewish.'

Though the disciples, Luke and Paul,
Continue still this rest to call
The 'Sabbath day', this answers all:

'It's Jewish.'

The gospel teacher's plain expression,
That "Sin is of the law's transgression,"
Seems not to make the least impression--

'It's Jewish.'

They love the rest of man's invention,
But if Yahweh's day we mention,
This puts an end to all contention:

'It's Jewish.'

O ye who thus GOD's day abuse,
Simply because 'twas kept by Jews,
The Saviour, too, you must refuse,

He's Jewish.

The Scriptures, then, we may expect
For the same reason you'll reject;
For if you will but recollect,

They're Jewish.

Thus the apostles, too, must fall;
For Andrew, Peter, James, and Paul,
Thomas, Matthew, John, and all

Were Jewish.

So to your helpless state resign
Yourself in wretchedness to pine;
Salvation, surely you'll decline,

It's Jewish!

For background on this poem, see "The Story of a Poem"

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