Heaven’s Grocery Store
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I was walking down life’s highway a long time ago, One day I saw a sign that read, “Heaven’s 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 good person needed was in the grocery store, and all you could not carry, you could come back again for more.
First I got some PATIENCE: LOVE was in the same row, Further on was UNDERSTANDING, you need that everywhere you go. I got a box or two of WISDOM, a bag or two of FAITH, I just couldn’t miss the HOLY SPIRIT, for he was all over the place. I stopped to get some STRENGTH and COURAGE to help run the race, by then my basket was getting full, but I remembered I needed GRACE.
I didn’t forget SALVATION, for salvation, that 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 my “MASTER’S 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 again, I would run right into sin. PEACE and JOY were plentiful, they were on the last shelf, SONG and PRAISE were hanging near, so I just helped myself.
Then I said to the angel, “How much do I
owe?” He just smiled and said, “Just
take them everywhere you go.” Again I
smiled at him and said, “How much now do I really owe?” He looked at me again and said, “My child,
JESUS paid your bill a long time ago.”