“….Only company he keeps is the dirt caked in his hands,
Cracked shoes held together by a rubber band,
His worth shows in his eyes,
Cast down to the ground, beaten down by lies,
he’s made beautiful”.
The above words went through my head as lyrics on the subway the other day, when I spotted a homeless man on the train. Surrounded by dirty blankets on the subway floor, filthy, with rubber bands holding his shoes together, he sat alone. His mere presence seemed enough to repel most other passengers, and the ones who were forced to share his car sat as far from him as possible.
And it struck me that this man was also made beautiful. To this day he has a Savior walking right next to him, loving him and weeping for him. He was loved so much that Jesus brought him into this world in the…
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