orchidee

Building Blocks



Tune: Sandys

('Teach me, my God and King')

Ephesians 2 v.19-22

*********

You are no more strangers

Nor be you foreigners

To God's plan of salvation, He

To you has revealed, see

 

But fellow-citizens

With children, women, men

You be now with God's family

Saints in His household be

 

And built on foundation

Included now, each one

Founded on apostles, prophets

And chief corner-stone set

 

Jesus Christ Himself be

This stone is, we agree

In Him the whole building well-framed

Where He is honoured, named

 

It all grows together

To holy temple where

Each one is bring built, close-knit

God dwells through His Spirit

 

Comments6

  • Goldfinch60

    Good one Orchi.

    • orchidee

      Thanks Gold.

    • Neville



      Good one Orchi.

      • orchidee

        Thanks N.

      • Teddy.15

        your title makes me think of what i could build.

        • orchidee

          Thanks Teddy. Yet I didn't put a picture of a church building as the header, as it's people that are being 'built' into a 'spiritual' temple, as it were. Erm, but they need an actual building to meet in too!
          You got the Lego out?

          • Teddy.15

            lego did come to mind. lol i know what you mean, im only pulling your leg. x

          • Fay Slimm.

            Love that last line Orchi - God surely dwells and contacts through Spirit.

            • orchidee

              Thanks Fay.

            • Jerry Reynolds

              Good song, Orchi.

              • orchidee

                Thanks Jerry.

              • StephanieAnn

                Wonderful! I really had to read this with a natural flow of wording. I enjoyed it very much.

                • orchidee

                  Thanks S.



                To be able to comment and rate this poem, you must be registered. Register here or if you are already registered, login here.