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J.D. Deutschendorf
717 Cedar Springs Dr
Tuttle, Oklahoma

  it is written

what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world and lose his own soul?
- Mark 8:36

what paltry gain:
to win by injustice
only an earthly advantage!

oh the benefits
of all transgression
are tenuous and fleeting indeed;

though the spoils may last a lifetime
or endure for mere moments -
the outcome is the same:

the seeds of our destruction,
once planted in the soul,
are not diminished by death

but survive into eternity
where their fruit will rightly be
adjudged as folly.

where unworthy, the unwilling
reapers one day will stand,
pleading for mercy none deserves

and few will find,
save those who have secured
the most merciful of pardons,

purchased by the aweful
sacrifice of faultless,
Holy blood.

from: Silhouettes
Copyright © 2001
by J.D. Deutschendorf