By Ken Blue
“What? know ye not …ye are not your own?
For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify
God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.” 1 Corinthians 6:1-20
“I’ve earned the right…” I did say.
“I’ve served my time and paid my way.”
“No one will tell me what I can’t do,
I have rights and they are long overdue.”
Then someone ask, “Are you a Christian, son?
Are you aware of what Jesus has done?
You’re bought with a price; He paid your due.
You are not your own; He purchased you.”
In shame I bowed my guilty head,
“Forgive me God for what I’ve said.
I have no rights; I belong to You.
And by Your grace, I will prove it’s true.”
So, if you’re inclined to speak your mind,
Take heed as you do.
Never say as your on your way,
“I’ve earned the right to…”
Pastor Ken Blue was born in Boswell, Ark. In 1955 he accepted Christ as his Savior. He and his wife Joyce were married in 1955. They have 5 children. He graduated from Midwestern Baptist Bible College in 1969 and started the Open Door Baptist Church in Lynnwood, Wa. where he pastored for 39 years. Because of health issues (ALS) he was forced to resign as pastor. It is his desire to continue to be used of God to help pastors and believers through this ministry.
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