THE CAGE…


FOR THOSE OF US THAT STILL ‘FEEL’ BOUND BY SATAN…REMEMBER THIS VERSE…”THERE IS NOW NO CONDEMNATION FOR THOSE WHO ARE IN CHRIST JESUS!” -ROMANS 8. YOU ARE FREE!

The Gathering Journal

As many of you know, my dad was a Baptist Preacher for over 40 years.  He used many illustrations in his sermons to get his point across.  He likened them to parables that Jesus used in the Bible so that folks could understand more easily.

The following, is based on one of the illustrations he used.  I heard it many times during my growing up years, and turned it into a poem for my grandchildren. -anita

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“Gotcha!”, screamed the boy

With excitement and delight;

As the cage door slammed shut…

Ever so tight.

“That’s 25 I have now…

Not bad for a few weeks work!”

Said the boy with the mean heart,

Where darkness seemed to lurk.

Like an unattended garden,

Murderous thoughts grew like weeds;

No remorse…no regrets,

For his awful monstrous deeds!

Pride welled up inside him,

As he peered into the cages.

So many different shapes…

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