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"Free From Hypocrisy"

Does hypocrisy haunt me day and night?
As I travel down life's road?

Do I judge other's harshly?
With a heart that can be cold?

Do I weigh their sins as heavy?
Ignoring all my own?

Thinking I am worthy,
To sit on higher thrones?

Lord, help me to stop and think!
And see them through Thine eyes!

The ones who suffer much in pain.
The ones we treat unkind.

They, who have fallen.
Let me lift with care.

That our burdens brought together.
Will be lighter then to bear.

Father, help me love them!
As Thou hast shown me!

That forever in Thy kingdom!
We all return to Thee.

POET'S COMMENTS

Perhaps the greatest sin and test in our lives will be overcoming hypocrisy. Hypocrisy is full of rationalization, judging, justifying, deflecting, minimizing one's own faults while amplifying another's. So often we are quick to condemn others, and slow to incriminate ourselves. We judge ourselves as righteous, and others as sinners. Our Savior talked about casting the mote out of our own eye. He also proclaimed with what judgment we judge others, so would we be judged.

As we move toward being one with Christ, it is essential that we live what we believe. Christ's example was laid out before us. He saw all God's children, through His Father's eyes. We must do the same. Love as Christ loved. Live as Christ lived. Being as Christ means loving, lifting, reaching, forgiving, and seeing the good in others. May God bless us with the charity that sanctifies our soul.

POEMS

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A Bridge To Heaven's Gate

A Lighthouse Of Love

A Prayer To Heaven

A Ripple In The Water

A Shepard's Call

Abandoned Moments and Forsaken Memories

Adversity, My Friend

Anger's Prison

An Ocean of Pride

Become As A Child

Be Still

Born Again

Bound By Service

Burning Sparks

Christmas Eve Memories

Day And Night

Does Mercy Rob Justice?

Faith In My Trials

Father Is Waiting

Forever My Angel

Free From Hypocrisy

God's Gift

God's Poet

God's Witness

Heaven's Treasure

He Counseled God

Hidden In The Forest

Hope And Faith

If There Were No Light!

In Remembrance

In The Upper Room

My Father, My Knight

My Last Thoughts

My Mother

My Needs Are Great

Our Father's Love

Our Sweet Temples

Promises and Procrastination

Reconciliation

Reflections

Rescuing God's Children

Resurrection's Glory!

Shun Pride, And Forgive

Spiritual Gifts

Suffer It To Be

Sweet Feast

Tears

Tell Me! Why Dear Lord?

The Endless Road

The Hem Of My Garnent

The Message Of Hope

The Notes I No Longer Hear

The Power To Lift

The Prodigal Son

The Sabbath Hour

The Seven Days of Creation

The Story of Flowers

The War For Eternal Choices

Time To Become

To The Shores of Paradise

Walk With Me

When Doubt Puts Truth On Trial

Whisperings of Wisdom