When a nation has been guilty,  and its sin has been revealed,

saying, “that was long ago,” leaves  people hurt and wounds unhealed. 


Current leaders bear the burden,  and the blood is on their hands.

It’s not pleasant, nor so simple,  to repair a sin-filled land..


There’s no way to make things better when offense we won’t admit.

Through repentance and forgiveness lies the path to getting fit. 


Photo:       Tim Brauhn on Flikr  

Source:    Leviticus 4: 13-21

Text:  David Alexander, 2021  CC BY-SA 4.0

Tune:    Kaz Dziedaja, Public Domain


Audio:  Used by Permission

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