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Lord, Lord

“Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?  And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.” Matthew 7:21-23
Many claim the name of Christ But rarely do His will They come to church only twice a year But claim to be members still
They say they love God and bear His name Then live any way they please They want a ticket to Heaven On a flowery bed of ease
But the truth is, this narrow road Is one of trials and tests It is a process of learning and cleansing And not a party to make you ‘feel your best’
Jesus said that if you call Him Lord Yet don’t obey His commands Without a doubt your works declare That there was no repentance which salvation demands
Just calling Him Lord does not …

The Strait Gate

“Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.” Matthew 7:13-14 KJV
If the road you travel is wide not strait You may be heading to the wrong gate For strait is the way and narrow the path That leads to Heaven and the bliss it hath
Yes, wide is the gate and broad the way That leads to destruction in Hell to pay For sinful living seems pleasurable and fun But no sin goes unpunished; no not one
But strait is the gate and narrow the way That leads yet upward to one glorious day Forgiveness of sin and cleansing of heart When repentance has come and communion does start
My LORD and I walk hand in hand Heading yet upward towards that great land I cannot attain it through works of mine So, I must trust in His cleansing Blood divine
For on the cross my burden He bore And all my sins He suffe…