You Want To Get To Heaven

Let not your heart be troubled;
ye believe in God, believe also
in me. In my Father's house
are many mansions: if it were
not so, I would have told you.
I go to prepare a place for you.
And if I go and prepare a place
for you, I will come again, and
receive you unto myself; that
where I am, there ye may be also.
(John 14:1-3)   

You say you want to get to heaven,
But don't think you have a prayer
You know that you aren't good enough,
And doubt that you'll ever get there.

Pay attention to what I'm saying:
Have I got good news for you!
Yes, you can make it to heaven,
But not by the deeds that YOU do!

There's only one way into heaven,
That's through Jesus, God's only Son,
Receive Him as your Lord and Savior,
That's the only way it can be done!

For we could never be good enough,
By our own feeble efforts, it's true;
But Jesus already paid for our sin,
Something we could never do!

And nothing we've ever done is so bad,
That Jesus can't cleanse us, you know;
He makes us righteous in God's sight,
By washing our sins white as snow.

Receive Jesus as your Lord and Savior,
Through Him your sin is forgiven;
Then you can know, without a doubt,
He will welcome you into heaven!

2017 by Kathryn Brandon. All rights reserved.
This poem is my own original work, and may not
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