THE WOUNDS OF A FRIEND
The wounds of a friend are faithful
That you might grow in the Lord
But the kiss of the enemy is deadly
As sure as the lunge of the sword.
A friend will speak words that are true
To the end that you are edified,
But an enemy speaks in deceit
Whose kiss is from one mortified.
So, bear the wounds of a friend
His rebuke will cause you to love;
But beware the kiss of the enemy
That devil Judas was not from above !!!
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