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    Proof Positive

    If they should tell you

    Hard and strong

    That you are absolutely wrong

    Remember

    Jesus went through that

    When He told sinners where it’s at

     

    If they should hate your faith-filled song

    And cause your soul to suffer long

    Our Lord knows what you’re going through

    He’s always there inside of you

     

    If you belonged to other names

    To play their anti-Christian games

    The world would love you as its own

    And you would not be so alone

     

    But since you’ve chosen Christ instead

    To be the Father’s Spirit-led

    Rejoice in suffering righteously

    And be in Love eternally

     

     

    John Christopher

    2003

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    A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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