Dr John Celes (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)
Sonnet: The Righteous
The righteous need not fear a thing on earth;
Their war against evil is fought by God;
In all the crosses, life in time may bring,
The Maker stands by righteous flock as Lord!
The righteous are the sheep that Christ shepherds;
The Good Shepherd takes care of His own flock;
They do not mingle among alien herds;
They eat good grass without a single rock!
God loves the righteous immensely by heart;
They listen faithfully to His commands;
The Shepherd knows the meadow’s every part;
Lost ones are found and safe in Shepherd’s hands!
The righteous are the Shepherd’s precious wealth;
He monitors their movements and their health!
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Copyright by Dr John Celes 6-07-2013
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