Just Judgement

Tune: St Stephen

('The Lord will come and not be slow')

Malachi 3 v.1-4


Behold, the LORD, His messenger

He shall send, so hearts stir

John Baptist, he shall prepare way

For the Christ in His day


He shall come to his temple swift

Then hearts rejoice, uplift

But who may the Christ's coming bear?

For He shall sure judge there


He does bring the new covenant

God's promise, testament

He shall sit, refine, as cleaner

To make all right and fair


Shall refine and shall purify

And His salvation nigh

Brings forgiveness, that people be

An offering pleasingly


A people to the LORD offered

His grace on them conferred

Come search our hearts, O Christ, may we

Serve you acceptably


  • Goldfinch60

    The one you took off should be the one that is on here!

    • orchidee

      It was too bitter, and unhelpful. I stayed with that group 6 years, then went downhill, it seems. Some of it is me not getting very well with too-modern groups.

      • Doggerel Dave

        And what about the following commentaries here? I certainly didn't delete mine ....You had absolutely no right...Could start deletion wars on MPS Could render the whole enterprise useless - do you want that?

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      • ANGELA & BRIAN

        BRIAN here ~ Gut Sabat St Stephen ~ Nice Organ Recital to kick start the Day ~ Love the Scripture Poem ! All the MINOR PROPHETS have a message for today ! As a practical Chemist I love the analogy of GOD as a Refiner of Metal Ore to Shining Practical Metals. Metals are awesome and because of their Chemical Structure they are (mainly) Strong ~ Malleable ~ Shiney & good conductors of Heat & Electricity ! There are Dozens of Metals ~ Hundreds of Alloys & thousands of Uses. I love Metallurgy ! Most metal ORES are have other uses ~ BUT when refined ~ especially in *THE IRON AGE* ~ metals make the World go round ! Its the same with us UNREFINED we are pretty MUNDANE ~ BUT REFINED ~ WE shine as light in the World and CONDUCT GODs LOVE to all we meet ! Im CHRROMIUM ~ Angela is SILVER ~ What metal are YOU ? Please add a MEMORY it our FUSION ~ *MEMORIES* click on developing to see it ~ Thanks ABC !

        Blessings to You & Your *Rhyme & Rhythm Rover !*
        Love Angela Brian & El Gato Ahumido ! ! !

        • orchidee

          Thanks A&B. I posted a rant originally for today. It was bitter in places.
          Fido barked (my conscience), so I deleted it.

          • Doggerel Dave

            Orch: Looks like you also cleaned out commentary on this thread too. Who gave you authority to do that?

          • Dove

            Oh yes, come search our hearts! Best to you

            • orchidee

              Thanks RB. Well, maybe an apt 'replacement poem' from me for today. I deleted one that had some bitter things in it.

            • Robert Haigh

              That day of judgement will come, whether we are ready for it or not. "No man shall know the hour of the coming of Christ." One thing for sure: with each dawning day that fateful day draws nearer! Well penned, orchidee!

              • orchidee

                Thanks Robert.

              • Jerry Reynolds

                Uplifting- Happy Holidays and Stay safe.

                • orchidee

                  Thanks Jerry.

                • FredPeyer

                  We all will be judged. You said it well. I do believe in karma, so we all better get ready!

                  • orchidee

                    Thanks Fred. I left off a rather bitter and judgemental alternative poem that I had for today.
                    You still up that tree?!

                    • FredPeyer

                      Yep! And I will never come down!

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