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    Going...Going...Gone

    They made of their ignorance a god

    And its name was pride

     

    They tore at us

    And tried in vain

    To destroy our ministry

    As we suffered long

    In and for our faith

    To learn the true depth and meaning

    Of God's purpose

     God's sacrifice

     

    We broke bread

    And drank wine with Christ

    In fellowship with His body

    His blood

    His unspeakable gentleness

    And joy

    To make holy and acceptable

    That which was given us

    By His mercy

    To sustain and enrich

    Both the flesh and spirit

    Of His heaven-on-earth kingdom

     

    Scorned

    Robbed

    Spat upon

    And abused

    For the sake of God's will

    Were we

    By the goons of ignorance

    And complacency

     

      But now it is they

    In their shameful defeat

    Who have no place to hide

    On the field of the losing side

    Watching

    Dumbfounded

    As we round the bases

    On our way home to glory

    And the scoring of the winning run

     

    So it was with we who prayed

    Waited

    And won another glorious victory

    With God

    And for His love

    In the precious name of our Redeemer

    Jesus Christ

    John Christopher

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