HEAVENíS GROCERY STORE

I was walking down lifeís highway
A long time ago.
One day I saw a sign that read,
"HEAVENíS GROCERY STORE".

As I got a little closer
The door came open wide
And when I came to myself
I was standing inside.

I saw a host of ANGELS.
They were standing everywhere.
One handed me a basket and said,
"My Child, shop with care."

Everything a Christian needed
Was in that grocery store.
And all you couldnít carry,
You could come back the next day for more.

First, I got some PATIENCE:
LOVE was in the same row.
Further down was UNDERSTANDING:
You need that everywhere you go.

I got a box or two of WISDOM,
A bag or two of FAITH.
I just couldnít miss the HOLY GHOST,
For it was all over the place.

I stopped to get some STRENGTH and COURAGE
To help me run this race.
By then my basket was getting full,
But I remembered I needed some GRACE.

I didnít forget SALVATION,
For SALVATION was free,
So I tried to get enough of that
To save both you and me.

Then I started up to the counter
To pay my grocery bill,
For I thought I had everything
To do the MASTERíS will.

As I went up the aisle, I saw PRAYER:
And I just had to put that in,
For I knew when I stepped outside,
I would run into sin.

PEACE and JOY were plentiful;
They were last on the shelf.
SONG and PRAISE were hanging near,
So I just helped myself.

Then I said to the angel,
"Now, how much do I owe?"
He smiled and said,
"Just take them everywhere you go."

Again, I smiled and said,
"How much do I really owe?"
He smiled again and said,
"MY CHILD, JESUS PAID YOUR BILL
A LONG, LONG TIME AGO."

"All things whatsoever you shall ask in prayer, believing, you shall receive." (Matthew 21.22)


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