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Persecuted and Tried

Persecuted and tried Before a world who loves a lie Truth does not have a place As many reject Amazing grace Standing on God's holy word Scolded by a wicked world Manipulation is their game As they mock God's Holy Name In their anger, they provoke Many calling scripture a joke A messenger of God at their mercy Among a world who is sin thirsty You should not judge they shout Twisting and turning scripture about The church standing lukewarm Fearing a wicked world to do harm The righteous are rejected Our message abused and neglected Many become martyrs, many starved Many wearing battle scars It becomes hard to stand alone Friends forsake, family turn on their own The world scorns with much hate Then play victim of their own rage Standing among the spiritually blind Troubles and heartache are all we find A message of love, mercy and grace While faithfully trying to run our race Yes we must declare to the lost Judgment comes at a cost Scorned by many, we stand alone Praying for help from Heavens throne Yes the journey becomes so weary Troubles, strife and much misery If the world could only see Jesus wants to set them free When my life on earth is done I pray the race, I faithfully run Staying faithful till the end A faithful servant I have been Written by: Donetta Harless Saturday, July 23, 2016

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Date: 8/11/2019 2:31:00 PM
Beautiful. Sadly, this particular struggle seems to be coming to fruition these days.
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Date: 7/25/2016 9:26:00 PM
Very nice inspirational write Donetta!:)
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Donetta Harless
Date: 7/25/2016 10:23:00 PM
Thank you! ??