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If Jesus Was Here

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If Jesus Was Here

If Jesus was here on the earth today
Would I make him my friend or would I look away
Would I walk with him down a righteous path
Or would I sit and point, making jokes and laugh

If Jesus told me to stop hoarding my wealth
Giving more of my money away only heals myself
Would I point out that I think it is so unfair
That what I work for so hard goes into welfare

If Jesus took my guns away and reminded me
That I am supposed to love my enemy
Would I cry that it’s my second amendment right
And this tyrannical government I must prepare to fight

If Jesus told me, my neighbors I should love
Even the two gay guys living in the flat above
Would I tell him it’s unnatural and it makes me sick
Would I tell him I quote the Bible to make hate stick

If Jesus was here on the earth today
Would I make him my friend or would I look away
Would I change my ways and stand by his side
Or would I cheer with the crowd when he is crucified

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  1. Date: 3/27/2013 5:18:00 PM

    You get a 7 for this one. Those are good questions. You know what Jesus said - it's easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to entered the gates of Heaven. If He was to come today i just pray and hope that we all choose to be with Him. Thanks for Sharing. lucilla

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 6:14:00 PM

    Awesome write. I'm not sure if its my age or the times, but I'm curious as heck to see what Jesus would do.