8-19-15 Not One

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As it is written,

There is none righteous, no, not one:

Romans 3:10 KJV

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How many think they’re good enough for God,

At least are good enough to Heaven dwell?

I tell you, think such things and you’re a fraud,

The only place you’ve earned is down in hell.

You can’t stroll through an operating room

Or roam around within the CIA;

What makes you think you’re good with cheap perfume?

The stench of all your sins gives you away.

Not one of us are righteous, no not one.

A speck of sin keeps you from Heaven’s door.

But covered in the blood of Christ it’s done;

Believe He died for you, your sins He bore.

The grace of God allows this all to be;

Without it there’s no hope for you and me.

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sonnet #441

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2 comments on “8-19-15 Not One

  1. Dorothy Sittler says:

    We cannot ride on anyone else’s coat tails to Heaven either ….. Ezekiel 18:4 (NKJV)
    “Behold, all souls are Mine; The soul of the father As well as the soul of the son is Mine; The soul who sins shall die.

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