Beyond the pearly gates of Heaven,
Beyond the shining streets of gold,
And high above the chimney tops
Of the mansions built below;
In the part of Heaven few have seen
Past the Fatherís golden throne,
There is a silent room tucked away
Where God often goes alone.
No angels have ever seen its walls,
Nor have they gone past its door.
But they all know it holds a purpose:
Itís the one place God goes to mourn.
You see, for every child that is lost,
For every child that turns away,
A picture of his face hangs on the wall.
God looks at them with sorrow and says,
ďIíve given you a great destiny,
Iíve given you gifts from above;
And if this wasnít great enough,
Iíve given you an endless love.
I know that in your mind right now
Iíve somehow let you down;
Life to you hasnít been fair
And it doesnít seem to turn around.
But Iíll always be here waiting,
Iíll not look on you with a frown.
Just give me the word and I promise you
Iíll take this picture down.Ē
For in this silent room, you see,
The faces have no eyes;
No sort of color exists in here
And Iíll tell you the reason why:
Whenever Godís children feel too much pain
And feel their world will fall apart,
They make a decision to change their life
By ripping God out of their heart.
They decide to go about their life
Pretending never to know a savior;
Theyíre fooled into believing doing this
Theyíll win the worldís selective favor.
Itís seems much easier to feel accepted
Then to feel alone and miles apart,
But itís much more difficult to live a life
When youíve only got half a heart.
So even though God loves them so
This silent room in Heaven is here still;
The sometimes difficult fact of life is
God gave His children free will.
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW
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