Catch and Release

This day as i was eating
troubles came my way;
i thought of long suffering
abuse throughout the day.

I thought of saying prayers
but fell on patience too;
God thus sent His angel
dismantled evil's ruse.

An Angel came to strike
I stand not in His way;
lest i be cut and sliced
sorrows made my day.

Evil left me thence
replaced by peace and joy;
my neighbours' bad offence
in peace the Christ employ.

Worried for their lives
thou they spake all lies
God thus saith forgive
my neighbours all at peace.

It is "catch and then release,"
my neighbours now at peace;
repeat the sin they do
forgive them as a fool.

Glory to the Lord
His Mercies unto me;
thus my daily lot
In Christ He sets me free!


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Date: 9/13/2017 5:59:00 AM
A lovely uplifting message of forgiveness and kindness--well written poem John!
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John Leong
Date: 9/13/2017 9:49:00 AM
to His Glory! Amen! thanks, Vijay for your patronage; it's nice to know you found this to your liking; let's all begin to work in His Harvest, for few are the labourers. cheers!
Date: 9/13/2017 4:21:00 AM
as long as the Lord saith, "seventy seven times seventy seven," which is how many times we must forgive others, so we must obey Him. never mind that they apologise and then sin against us repeatedly; we must keep forgiving as we pray before we sleep (that's what i practice). To please the Lord, means to Love the Lord. Amen! oh, if you're wondering, 77x77 = 5929.
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