When the sentence for a crime is not quickly
carried out, the hearts of the people are filled with
schemes to do wrong. Although a wicked man
commits a hundred crimes and still lives a long time,
I know that it will go better with God-fearing men,
who are reverent before God. Yet because the
wicked do not fear God, it will not go well with them,
and their days will not lengthen like a shadow. Ecclesiastes8:11-13 NIV
It’s not FAIR!
Do you hear me? It’s not FAIR!
A defendant before the bench with five cases
pleads to one or two with dismissals
for the rest. What?
Commit one and get two free?
One judge gives twenty years,
another, ten probated for the
It’s not fair.
Me? I deserve three days
in an electric
It’s not fair any of us get lenience.
I get relief from fear,
freedom from guilt,
joie de vivre.
Unrepentents feel that three days
Grace. Such a great gift, God.
I’m so glad you don’t give me justice.