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What an Amazing Grace

Updated on January 25, 2019

Sweat-flakes daintily decorated His thorn-crowned brow,
He searched, but no friends in tow
On went He, a-stumbling step after step,
Bent, laden with a cross, as daylight paid its debt.
on the next rise, watched I, having a clear view
a sinner immodest with a wonderful motley crew
mocked I did and laughed, scoffed and dutifully clapped
On went He, unheeding - my taunts around him wrapped
suddenly,  there - the place of crucifixion
drawn was I - this spot of divine ablution
Eyes open - I saw his compassionate tears
"Son," he said, "I have entirely taken your fears...
Watch, if you must, at my seeming great disgrace,
But go, tell others- this is Amazing Grace".



Many times since then

Grace has made me to learn

how to truly appreciate others

and become friendly towards sufferers

All that glitters is not gold, I fear

The road to destruction is easier and quite near

And many have fallen into the snare of it

even when they know, they are unable to quit

My story changed at calvary

when I put aside my false chivalry

Bravado is a form of unfortunate pretence

And because of it, I almost lost my eternal existence

Behold, while we were still in sin, He died in disgrace

This, my dear friend, is AMAZING GRACE!


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    • minakay profile imageAUTHOR

      The Rev. Kelechi Timothy Francis 

      10 years ago from Rivers State, Nigeria

      Thanks, C-Bless. God bless you too.

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      C-Bless 

      10 years ago from Canada

      AWESOME! What a beautiful praise to explain grace. I enjoy the read, and thank you for sharing...

    • minakay profile imageAUTHOR

      The Rev. Kelechi Timothy Francis 

      10 years ago from Rivers State, Nigeria

      All for us. What a God! And by the way, Kirutaye, Happy Valentine.

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      kirutaye 

      10 years ago from London, UK

      Fabulous!...Thanks for sharing.

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