orchidee

Just Judgement



Tune: Old Hundredth

('All people that on earth do dwell')

Acts 17 v.29-31

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Think not the Godhead made of gold

Nor can by silver, stone be told

He not an idol, not man-made

He living God, heaven, earth outlaid

 

In the times past of ignorance

When men not know Him nor Him sense

He did overlook, but now He

Commands each one to repent, see

 

Because He has appointed so

A day He will judge, all shall know

Will judge the world in righteousness

By Christ, ordained by Him, no less

 

Of this He has the assurance [given]

Unto all people, that day hence

Shall come, in that he has Christ raised

From the dead, worthy to be praised

 

Give us grace, Lord, to ready be

For His return expectantly

Saved by Him, we may enter in

To eternal life, free from sin

 

Comments4

  • Teddy.15

    Judgement without me Teef? 🤣

    • orchidee

      Thanks Teddy. Erm, see it as 'Can I eat this (whatever it may be) without me teef in?' Use your own judgement to decide. lol.

    • crypticbard

      Awesome and quite hopeful as I see judgement not in terms of punitive measure but as an appraisal of value and worth. And with the Christ in this prophetic picture, there is that hope fulfilled in abiding faith. Thanks for sharing. /Rik.

      • orchidee

        Thanks C. Yes, I think judgement here could be in either sense, or a bit of both in some cases - punitive, and as an appraisal of value and worth.
        The latter sense is included in the nuttiness I spouted in replying to Teddy above. An 'in-joke' with my alliterative titles often. Teddy can't say some of my titles without her teef in (teeth). Our barmy banter! lol.
        Or else you won't have a clue of what we're on about! Doh!

      • Neville


        that's surely not just judgement .. there's a little poetic licence in there somewhere too .......................... 🙂

        • orchidee

          Thanks N. A sort of 'classical' oldie in the video. If they have it in church, you can bet it will be quite a traditional place.

        • Goldfinch60

          Good one Orchi

          • orchidee

            Thanks Gold.



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