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i turn the other cheek
and find how strong i am
to face someone so weak.
the bleeding lamb
accepts the altar call
because the life he gives
the ransom pays for all.
the dead now lives
because when pride is slain
and self is sacrificed
virtue shall rise again.
the victim Christ
redeems the humble slave
abases haughty kings
and makes the fearful brave.
guilty, he sings
if loving is a crime
and probity a fault
then let me serve my time.
i am the salt
that flavours all the earth
guilty of loving you
because i know your worth.
sing hallelu!
Copyright 2020 February 11
by Clyve A. Bowen♫
Written by cabcool
Published | Edited 16th Feb 2020
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