WHY?…BECAUSE

Why does God get all the blame

When situations go amiss,

Whilst we tend to forget His presence

When circumstances are filled with bliss?

Why is God blamed for all evil

When most times it’s self-induced?

And why is mankind elevated

Whilst His majesty is reduced?

Why do people blame the Lord

When all evil rears its head,

And where calamities one after another

Leave people wounded and many dead?

It’s because deep down we know God exists

And He’s pure as can be,

When the question arises in our mind

As to why He didn’t intercede.

Because we know that He is God Almighty

And able to intercept,

All wickedness and all things vile

And bring justice to every debt.

Because we know that He is very real

As real as the air we breathe,

But we prefer to suppress our knowledge of Him

So we avoid accountability.

And we know deep down that Satan is real

Who comes to steal, destroy and kill,

With a target on our backs

When we’re subjected to God’s will.

Because we know that in an instant

This vapour of life can disappear,

And that many times we’ve worshipped vanity

And for God had no reverent fear.

Because we know that He is the judge

Who stands at the gate of eternity,

And we know deep down we’re guilty

And His judgement we will see.

But thank God for His Son Jesus

Who was crucified on the cross,

To appease God’s wrath for eternity

When Christ paid the ultimate cost.

The ultimate cost for those who receive

Jesus as Lord and Savior too,

With a humble and a repentant heart

And with motives that are true.

It cost the Father His dear Son

To intercede for our wicked ways,

And it was the most humiliating and painful death

So the stain of sin does not remain.

(C) P.B. 2022

“Therefore the Lord will wait, that He may be gracious to you; and therefore He will be exalted, that He may have mercy on you.  For the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for Him.”  Isaiah 30:18

“Do you not fear Me? says the Lord.  Will you not tremble at My presence, who have placed the sand as the bound of the sea, by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass beyond it?  And though its waves toss to and fro, yet they cannot prevail; though they roar, yet they cannot pass over it.  But this people has a defiant and rebellious heart; they have revolted and departed.”  Jeremiah 5:22-23

“And these will go away into everlasting punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.”  Matthew 25:46

“But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name.”  John 1:12

“The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy.  I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.”  John 10:10

“For we must all appear before he judgement seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.”  2 Corinthians 5:10

“Indeed, You have made my days as handbreadths, and my age is as nothing before You; certainly every man at his best state is but vapour.”  Psalm 39:5

“For what is your life?  It is even a vapour that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.”  James 4:14

“All flesh is as grass; and all the glory of man as the flower of the grass.  The grass withers and its flower falls away, but the word of the Lord endures forever.”  1 Peter 1:24-25

“That Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures.”  1 Corinthians 15:3-4

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