I was walking down
life's highway, a long time ago,
When, one day I saw a sign that read,
"Heaven's Grocery Store."
As I got a little closer, the door came open
And when I came to myself, I was standing right
I saw a host of angels,
they were standing everywhere.
One handed me a basket and said, "My child,
shop with care."
Everything a christian needed was in that grocery
And all you could carry, you could come back for
First I got some
Patience, Love was in the same row.
Farther down was understanding, it's needed
everywhere you go.
I got a box or two of Wisdom and a bag or two of
I stopped to get some Strength and Courage to
help me run this race.
I couldn't miss the Holy Spirit, for He was all
over the place.
By then my basket was
getting full, but I needed some Grace.
I didn't forget Salvation for salvation was free,
So I tried to get enough of that to save both you
Then I started to the
counter to pay my "Grocery Bill",
For I thought I had everything to do my Master's
As I went up the aisle, I saw a Prayer and I just
had to put that in,
For I knew when I stepped outside I would run
right in to sin.
Peace and Joy were
plentiful, they were last on the shelf,
Songs and Praises were hanging near, so I just
Then I said to the Angel, "Now, how much do
He just smiled and said, "My Child,
Jesus paid your bill a long time ago."