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I looked into the mirror today

Royston 1946 (Reading)

I looked into the mirror today
and I just did not know what to say,
for the person looking back at me
was the man that I’d turned out to be.

It was God’s word that I’d looked into
and was at a loss at what I could do.
Then, “Come to me”, I heard Jesus say
and to the cross I went straight away.

For sin had so disfigured my soul
and I needed Him to make me whole.
It required a miracle of grace
To remove all my sin and disgrace.

As I stood there feeling full of shame
I saw that He had taken the blame,
and His shed blood made me feel so clean
the cleanest that I had ever been.

Yet still I sin through my stubborn pride
but His arms are there open so wide.
Why is it that I always delay,
and don’t gaze in that mirror each day?

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As I read the Bible it reads me and is like looking into a mirror

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Submitted by royston on August 11, 2021

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