Got this one from a friend's email. Read on....


I was shocked, confused, bewildered

As I entered Heaven's door,

Not by the beauty of it all,

Nor the lights or its decor.

But it was the folks in Heaven

Who made me sputter and gasp--

The thieves, the liars, the sinners,

The alcoholics and the trash.

There stood the kid from seventh grade

Who swiped my lunch money! twice.

Next to him was my old neighbor

Who never said anything nice.

Herb, who I always thought

Was rotting away in hell,

Was sitting pretty on cloud nine,

Looking incredibly well.

I nudged Jesus, ‘What's the deal?'

I would love to hear Your take.

How'd all these sinners get up here?

God must've made a mistake.

And why's everyone so quiet,

So somber - give me a clue.'

"Hush, child," He said, "they're all in shock.

No one thought they'd be seeing you."



Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian

any more than standing in your garage makes you a car…

Every saint has a PAST...

Every sinner has a FUTURE!

Don't trust yourself more than your limited sufficiency.

Don't trust God less than his all-sufficiency.


J said…
what a realization!

rainy huh? dito, dry and nice and hope it goes like this all through the long holiday weekend.

eva said…
nice poem.

by the way i added your link in my blogs. I hope you would add me too in your site.

J said…
how was your Thursday? umulan ba ulit?

labada day ko as usual.buti at off ulit si F tomorrow.

have a good night!

Ciela said…
Very inspirational! In short, it just says ..let's not be judgmental!
Of which many are guilty, in one way or another.

We have lots of rain here too, also with lightning and thunders galore. Super loud and scary pa talaga!

Happy Independence Day to you Americans!
Unknown said…
Inspirational indeed!
Marites said…
this is really nice. We do need to trust God more.

btw, I got an award for you here
coolingstar9 said…
This is the inspring post, we need to always, consistantly doing good.
Have the nice day, Pinaywahm.
Beth said…
ang ganda naman nito J! touched ako ha? thanks for posting this. I was reminded that only One is righteous. :( kaya dapat di tayo judgmental sa iba. thanks thanks!
Nance said…
what an excellent message! we should all practice it.

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