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Below is the poem entitled THE HEAVENLY RACE which was written by poet israel eziedo. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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T'was that which Paul attested to
The worthy fight, the heavenly race
That which men ran through the age
With vigor, strength, and divine grace.

T'is a race to meet the Lord
One ruled and guided by the Lord
And a most unique one it is
For all who win are blessed and crowned.

But many are the afflictions of they that run
So much that many stumble and fall
Of endless pricks of earthly thorns
Of signposts leading to deadly turns.

But praise be to the Lord of Hosts
In that He gave the Holy Spirit
A guide of gracious personae
Who leads all athletes to Beulah-land.

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  1. Date: 8/27/2010 10:05:00 AM

  1. Date: 8/27/2010 10:00:00 AM
    I wish I knew where Beulah-land was. Fantastic tie ins here. I think it's "Paradise ?"