To forgive or not?


Inhale Peace; Exhale Love. Joy will Follow! - RUELHA

Whatever the cost.
Irrespective of the loss.
Forgive and forget.
Hold no debt.

And if you forgive.
You are doing His will.
You, He too shall forgive,
if this is how you choose to live.

Forgiveness is a choice.
Listen to His voice.
The choice is yours.
Are you keeping scores?

Yes, it's completely optional.
But likewise, it's conditional.
Mercy and grace.
Or justice and judgement?

Is it vengeance you seek?
Or to offer the other cheek?
The wages of sin is death.
Is that what you wish to bet?

Unless you are blemish-free,
cast the first stone, I agree.
If you seek grace, you must forgive.
But if you cry for justice, your deeds put through a sieve.

Our God is just.
Choose what you must.
If you seek the judge, so He shall be.
The law still stands; but mercy, you see... ...that is extended to the…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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