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Times In Our Lives - Sheila Gosney



There will be times in all of our lives


where we're treated very harshly and unfair.


And no matter how hard we look for the justice


we find that it just isn't there.




When we're offended and in pain, our normal response


is to retaliate and somehow repay.


For we want that person to see how it feels


to have the heartache we're feeling that day.




But as natural as it seems to want to get even


it's the opposite of what God says is true.


For He is desiring that His servants be different


and be Christ-like in all that we do.




As incredible as it sounds, He wants us to repay them


with a blessing instead of more pain.


And He will give us the power we need to be kind


and the strength we need to refrain.




We have to trust Him and fully believe Him


Knowing His ways truly are best.


We have to be encouraged knowing He saw the injustice


and let Him give us comfort and rest.




The person who offends us is not declared innocent


by the kindness we place on their head.


But God takes all the heartache retaliation would bring us


and gives us a blessing instead.

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