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Grace Under Presure

I bring you a live commentary match between Sin and Grace Sin are inches away to the box Lust shots, Self-Control reacts well and blocks Longsuffering has been fouled at the 18-yard Pride has been booked, he gets a yellow card Envy probing for a goal, last week he scored a brace Sin camping on the edge of Grace A change for Sin, Lust out for fornication Game resumes, an untimely clearance by abortion A lengthy spell of Sin possession They are playing with so much aggression Pressure still mounting on Grace Pride dribbles past a marker and finds space Anger is booked for pulling Gentleness A shot! And Truth denies Falseness And another glorious chanced missed Envy out for murder on the final substitution list The minute is ticking away and Grace are standing firm A long drive by Revelries, a great save by Peace! What a gem! A handball by goodness at the halfway line But ref. Mercy says No! She waves play on! Mine! Oh mine!! Self-Control goes for shoulder-to-shoulder with Anger And he wins the battle of defender Oh! Outbursts of wrath as he fires over the bar Wrath burst forward again and finds murder afar But Self-Control masterminded that move What a game he has had! He’s surely improved Four minutes to stoppage time, a long searching ball to Joy He shots! And is a goal! Amazing goal!! Oh boy!!! Sin were exposed, and Joy curled the ball pass Sorrow Am flabbergasted! For Sin, the road to the final looks narrow Grace are just a seconds away to the World Crown Final And it’s all over here! Grace are in the World Crown Final! An astonishing game! An undeserved victory! Grace wins by a lone goal and Grace makes history! What a graceful display from the visitors! As they vanquished the inquisitors! What should we say? Should we wallow in sin, so that God's Grace will overflow? God’s [mercy] forbid! If we are dead to sin and alive in Christ, how can we go on sinning? [Romans 6:1-2: The Poet Preacher’s Version]

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