The Nazarene Way
The “Nazarene Way” street sign:
It’s finally back up to its spot.
A prank, vandalism, who knows?
Many things were thought.
We missed that sign for quite awhile,
For the Way to show,
Over by the church,
To direct people where to go.
It was placed there,
To get those emergency vehicles through,
When disaster strikes and
But you see, there’s another sign,
On the church roof, away up taller still,
By faith that protects people,
By God’s will.
It’s the Cross of Jesus the Nazarene,
That really shows the Way,
From eternal death,
To eternal life to stay.
So even when the sign was gone
The hope was always there,
The Way was always shown,
Helping people in despair.
And when people are in distress,
Jesus, the Nazarene, still stands,
To show people the Way,
Through to the Promised Land.
— Charles B. Mayes
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