Otherworldly One

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Okay, now, get those ducks in a row:
‘Gotta be ready for anything, you know.
Gather in one place—batten the hatches:
Keep our people on the night watches.
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^^^Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding^^^
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With, pride, contempt, bitterness, and rage,
We must carefully set the right stage,
For we all assume the conniving of man;
We’re ready to deal with any evil plan.
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^^^In all your ways acknowledge him and he will make straight your paths. ^^^
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But what’s this we observe? No email or call?
No hassle? No harassment? No lawsuit at all?
No repercussions sent? No long argument?
No colored picket signs? No messengers sent?
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^^^I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you. ^^^
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Well, just to be sure, we’d better take care:
Somebody: Stir some trouble over there!
Listen carefully; there’ll surely come a sound:
Nobody, these days, takes the higher ground!
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^^^For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil to give you a future and a hope.^^^
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Well… maybe this one did. She was different, I recall.
She always worked hard, never made trouble at all.
She always had a smile, and cared a great deal:
She said she was Christian. Maybe that was for real?
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^^^And the peace of God which surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.^^^
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“No!” the devil says: It’s a mere coincidence.
She’ll take you to the cleaners if she gets the chance.
She believes in Jesus. How simplistic is that?
Hey! Check out my profile pic: ‘Like my new hat?
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^^^For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways,” declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways And My thoughts than your thoughts.^^^

 

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