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The Path Beyond Trees
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By Louis Gander
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The Path Beyond Trees

 

Do you only believe what's in front of your eyes,

not gravity ever - or winds that arise?

 

Are you blind to the truth

because of one tree?

Oh, where is the forest

that you cannot see?

 

And where is your faith when filled with temptation?

Do you trust mere eyes that see only creation?

 

Some worship mere trees

or shallow, lost sects

while some think they're priv'leged,

who God elects.

 

Yes, many are lost from Creator they seek,

the forest of truth is unknown and looks bleak.

 

They love themselves

instead of "these".

They can't see forest

because of the trees.

 

They think they know salvation.  They don't.

They think they'll see Jesus.  They won't.

 

They love their lives

and things on shelves.

They love attention,

and themselves.

 

Your faith is the key!  Unlock forest's door!

The path beyond trees finds grace and much more!

 

©2014 louis gander - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

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Matthew 7:22, 23 (NASB)

22 "Many will say to Me on that day,
'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name,
and in Your name cast out demons,
and in Your name perform many miracles?'
23 "And then I will declare to them, 'I never knew you;
DEPART FROM ME, YOU WHO PRACTICE LAWLESSNESS.'


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Submitted: Friday, November 14, 2014

Last Updated: Saturday, November 15, 2014

About the Poet
Born in Richland Center, Wisconsin in 1954. It's the poem's message that matters- not the poet.


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