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I was that wounded sparrow
Too broken to fly
Broken by arrows from Job comforters
Stealing my joy of the Lord
Leaving me crushed and too weak to fly

How I wanted to fly on a continuous spiritual high
Not phased by the storms of life
So powerful and strong as a sparrow
Enduring perilous storms
But as the arrows pierced into my heart
I bled and sobbed – the pain was too much to bear

Later, out flew that wounded sparrow in my soul
That had lied silent and broken too long
When I saw Jesus on the Cross again
Offering forgiveness to those who put Him there
So too I must forgive my Job comforters
To heal my broken and wounded sparrow in my soul
So I can fly again!

Wounded Sparrows Can Fly Again!
If they come to the Cross of Jesus
Where we are reminded of His brokenness and wounds and forgiving spirit
To help us forgive again to heal our wounds of a broken spirit
To fly again soaring higher and higher with Jesus!

Proverbs 18:14 – “…but a wounded spirit who can bear?”

Luke 23:34 – “Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do…”

Mark 11:25, 26 – “And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.”

Matthew 6:26 – “Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?”

Colossians 3:13 – “Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any; even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.”

I Corinthians 8:12 – “But when ye sin so against the brethren, and wound their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ.”
Ephesians 4:31,32 – “Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.”

Romans 14:10, 12, 13, 19 – “But why dost thou judge thy brother? Or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? For we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ. So then everyone of us shall give account of himself to God. Let us not therefore judge one another anymore: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumbling lock or an occasion to fall in his brother’s way. Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.”

I Peter 5:7 – “Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.”

Psalms 147:3 – “He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.”

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