Don't Look Back

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Don't Look Back


Never look back
Never reminisce fondly
on things that weren't good for you in life
Don't be like Lot's wife ... don't look back
Righteous Lot went down to the land of Sodom
and got him a wife,
who bare him two daughters
Those three were the love of his life
But Lot loved God more ---
a lesson we all should never ignore
The things that God place in our life,
we can't let those things become more precious than God
Lot never did this,
thus he earned a good name
Cast the lot, lets see what God has to say:
The Lord said, Depart from Sodom today ...
right away, no delay
This is what the two angels had to say
Holy messengers sent to deliver Lot and his family
from the impending doom
But sadly, on the way out, as they were leaving,
Lot's wife looked back
What did she see that was so alluring:
Did she see future days of missing her father and mother,
sister or brother?
Or would she miss the pretty house she had built up:
Just getting saved wasn't enough,
did she want to take something else with her?
When she looked back, what did she see
that was so enticing?
I don't know for the life of me what it could be
What did she think she was gonna be missing?
Her friends and their wicked conversations without end?
Unfriend me then
When Lot's wife looked back, what did she see?
She saw the eternal glow
of brimstone fire falling from heaven like snow,
raining death down below
What was the price that she paid for looking back
on ashen memories?
She got turned into a pillar of salt
Look at what those dead memories bought,
the vanities she built up in life were all for naught
I believe her body was destroyed,
but her soul was saved
Because the two angels did indeed carry her away,
and saints are the salt of the earth
Nevertheless ...
Don't look back,
don't ever look back
What's back there will surely drag you down to hell
Don't look back,
don't ever look back
Remember Lot's wife, and how it didn't end well

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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  1. Date: 2/12/2017 7:03:00 PM
    Thought provoking poem Freddie ! Well done.

  1. Date: 2/12/2017 6:41:00 PM
    You rock, Freddie, another awesome poem with a great message.