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Jesus Pays Or You Pay

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Jesus Pays Or You Pay

Everyone enjoys it when another will pay,
For sin the price was tendered at the cross.
By accepting Jesus it's exactly that way,
Rejection necessitates we pay for our dross.

At death, man's destination isn't left to guessing,
Or by some Church eulogy and clamoring voices.
For God sees the far side of any window dressing,
Judging our earthly tracks and lifestyle choices.

Things unseen by others are not concealed,
Time, is of the essence for repentance, don't delay.
For standing before God's throne all is revealed,
Examine your life and how you're living each day.


The actual picture will be much worse
than any picture your imagination has painted.
                               Tom















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  1. Date: 12/6/2013 8:43:00 AM
    Tom, You make sure you still write like this. Our Lord Jesus will bless you over and over again. Nice poem....Roger

  1. Date: 11/27/2013 12:28:00 PM
    Indeed time is of d essence in repentance. Such an aweinspiring poem!kudos for d rhymin. I hope u review my latest too.

  1. Date: 11/16/2013 10:39:00 AM
    This one speaks of your faith and tells it like it is..Enjoyed reading the well written work today.Sara

  1. Date: 10/8/2013 2:08:00 PM
    I am always puzzled when folk tell me they have it all sorted out how their life is going. They know not the hour or minute Nice work Tom God Bless. Love the hat!!

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 12:16:00 PM
    Very good poem, Tom. I enjoyed reading it.

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 8:40:00 AM
    I have not the same faith of you, Tom, but I appreciate your effort in form of a poem which sounds good and with appropriate rhymes. My opinion is that world could be much better if everybody, independently by own religion, used to live honestly and open to anyone else feelings without greed.

  1. Date: 6/26/2013 6:07:00 AM
    Good message, Tom

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    Date: 6/26/2013 6:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry