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When No One Else Will ~ Love the Prodigals

 

 

**I have no idea how this happened, but this poem reverted back to a draft instead of published.  Sorry for the re-post!  But maybe there was someone else who needed it, right?

When No One Else Will

Love the prodigals
Out seeking life’s thrills;
Love the lost cases
When no one else will.

Love the undeserving
Whose lives are dark-filled;
Love the wanderers
Where no one else will.

Love the unworthy,
Those trapped in sin still;
Love the unlovely
How no one else will.

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Who among us was not a prodigal, at some point?  God desires for His lost sheep to come back into the fold.  What part in that process is He calling you to today?

None are deserving, but all are still loved by the Shepherd of our souls.

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 “What do you think? If any man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go and search for the one that is straying? “If it turns out that he finds it, truly I say to you, he rejoices over it more than over the ninety-nine which have not gone astray.”
Matthew 18:12, 13

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Never Give Up ~ God Never Does

Snippets of Rain

I can do anything

In any life

At any moment

Never give up on anyone

I never do

Believe Me!

It is not the will of your Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones should perish. Matthew 18:14

We are not at all as patient and merciful as God. He waits on us, puts up with us and is always willing to leave the 99 in search of the one lost sheep.
Thank You, Father, for loving the one. Thank you for loving me, one who was one!