THE LAST CASE BEFORE
The snow was still
falling, and all had turned white.
The day was a long one, and now it was
Right before Christmas, was due to arrive.
He heard many cases, but still one survived.
'Bring in the last case, Let's get out of here!'
When lo and behold, but who should
He knew her from childhood, they went back a ways.
And here was the law now, his
daughter to pay.
The facts were presented, the judge clearly saw.
No doubt about it, she'd broken the
Now she was facing, a fine or jail time.
The judge knew his daughter, could
not pay the fine.
What a dilemma! for all there to see.
Two roles to play, which one would
The role of a judge, there's justice to pay.
The role of a father, his love to
The judge started thinking, he had to act fast
And then it came to him, solution at
Down went the gavel, 'She's guilty as sin.'
No one could say now, the judge
Then came the next thing, who would have guessed.
He walked down beside her, to write
out a check.
He said to his daughter, extending his hand.
'You can't buy your freedom, but I
This story would end here, with everyone glad.
But as it turns out, it ended quite
The payment he offered, would now be rejected.
The daughter so prideful, she, would
not accept it.
If you think it foolish, the gift she turned down.
Remember the story, a truth to be
God up in Heaven, a judge to begin.
Then came down to die - the payment
So when you consider, the daughter, her pride.
Remember your own, there's no need
"For this is good and acceptable in the
sight of God our Saviour;
Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge
of the truth. For there is one God, and one mediator between God
and men, the man Christ Jesus; Who gave himself a ransom for all,
to be testified in due time." I TIMOTHY 2:3-6