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  Devotional
1.  Christ Goes With You
2.  Jesus' Church
3.  The Message
4.  The Definition of Christianity
5.  Looking Forward
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  Short Story
1.  Not In My Footsteps
2.  Protected
3.  Low Expectations
4.  Do You Hear The Music?
5.  Granddad's Hands
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  Poetry
1.  Here Lies the Rose
2.  In Denial?
3.  O Wretched Man That I Am
4.  Storms.
5.  Cup of Tea
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  Article
1.  The Voice of One
2.  Did You See?
3.  Bring Us Joy in the Morning
4.  Bananas
5.  Raising Abel
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  Essay
1.  Parting Weighs
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  Book
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  Just For Fun
1.  The Raven
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Birthright

by Randy Chambers, 2003-12-15

I wish I could have taken His place,
but I am not like Him.
Perfect, without blemish,
completely without sin.

I know it may be easy,
right now for me to say.
I would have died in place of Him,
to take His place that day.

For I will never have to face,
a death such as He died.
For if I had I might have tried,
to run away and hide.

But ifs, and speculations,
will never change what is.
He took my rightful birthright,
and He gave me part of His.

I should have died in place of Him,
for all that I have done.
Instead I've gained a Father,
by the death of His own Son.

If I were somehow able,
to travel back in time.
I still could not have taken His place,
for He had taken mine.

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