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by Bobbi Ann Duffy
Sunday, February 20, 2005
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Oh God, you are justice incarnate.

Your path leads to life.

You gave mankind grace

To endure this world of strife.

Your judgment is swift,

But Your justice is fair

Because you see our hearts

And know our every care.

You see what motives hide

Within the doerís soul,

And understand the why

And know what was the goal.

You know the truth that lay

Beneath each action we take,

And in our darkest hours

Your children you donít forsake.

With mercy as Your measure,

You look upon our deeds,

And judge us not with harshness,

But according to our needs.

And, if we need chastisement,

You use a gentle hand.

Because of Your love for us

Repentance is Your only demand.

Yes, Oh God, Your name is justice,

But forgiveness is you gift

Because the simple act of asking

Can repair almost any rift

Our sin has caused between mankind and Thee,

And that loving forgiveness

Is what sets menís souls free.



© 2005 Bobbi Ann Duffy


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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/22/2005
A powerful poetic expression of your faith, Bobbi. Thank you for sharing it. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 2/21/2005
True to your faith and very well written.

Reviewed by jude forese 2/20/2005
your faith is deep and inspired ...
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 2/20/2005
Inspirational and wise.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/20/2005
Thanks for sharing this most uplifting poem!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/20/2005
Bobbi, I stepped right into that fabulous picture and praised the Lord!;-)this is an inspired uplifting poem of beauty!
Thank you for sharing!

Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/20/2005
This is a very good prayer for this day and I always find ones like this so inspiring.
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 2/20/2005
Bobbi, There is no shelter from the storms of life anymore secure than His.
He does know, and understand our every need.
Your words are filled with inspiration and a great message.

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