The Big Come Down

The Big Come Down

A King on a Royal Throne
At the bequest of another
Acquiesced to give up
Its glorious golden glow
Fell to His knees
Father, Your plan I will obey

On a fateful, cold winter’s night
Appeared a most unusual sight
A single star hung in a blackened sky
For wise men to search by
To find this King laying in straw
For man, the most holy, precious gift
0f all

Come to save us from ourselves
But to do so among us had to dwell
Live with us, sleep with us
With us eat
Having a most intense promise
To keep
Knowing it could only be done
In horrific pain
He vowed to do it just the same

So history’s biggest Come Down occurred
A Prince to His Father deferred
Left a throne of infinity’s power
So in a short lifetime he might shower
Man with God’s forgiveness at last
Even for Him,
It was a most formidable task

Suffered through our ignorance, brutality
Forced to His knees
Spiked to a wooden cross
Heaven’s Own Son
From our evil we could not run

But this enormous Come Down
Brings to us the most unique sound
Of powerful angels’ voices raised
To this Christ, God’s Only Son
Their splendid, magnificent, holy praise

Better Than Disney World?

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Better Than DisneyWorld?

Better than Disney World?
Could there be such a thing?
Better than Florida’s palace of pure pleasure
Full of dreams forever we may treasure
With multiple hurrahs let our voices ring

But its gilded halls & walls
Eventually you must leave
& return with only reality left to see
Back to a world of suffering, wars
Even more abuses left in store

But God promises better
Than an insincere, synthetic fantasy
Hard to imagine this I know
But this is what He longs for us to see
Beyond an artificial man-made glow
Lies the real thing

He wants to renew His world
Along with each, man, woman,
Boy & girl
Doesn’t matter if you are old or young
A girl, a daughter, or perhaps 
Someone else’s son

No more suffering
No more dying
To dry each tear
Remove the crying
So,
Why not let Him?
Return to me, I will return to you
Why not let Him your own heart
Your very own soul renew?

Removing each trace
Of all the old
So a different world’s story
Can be at last told
While we joyfully lift hands in praise
& look upon eternity’s kindest
Above all others Face!


Malachi 3:6-7  I the Lord do not change. So you, the descendants of Jacob, are not destroyed. Ever since the time of your ancestors you have turned away from my decrees and have not kept them. RETURN TO ME, AND I WILL RETURN TO YOU,” says the Lord Almighty.

Pentecostal Fire

Pentecostal Fire

Disciples, huddled
In an upper room
Shaking in their boots
Trying to dispel the gloom
Of your death
Feeling only fear’s failure was left

Until,
A Pentecostal fire
Blazed across their heads
By tongues of living fire
Were they to be led

To stop the shaking, quaking
& rise up
Boldly speak
Those first words of hope
To preach
And loudly proclaim
In many tongues
The life, the power
Of God’s only RISEN SON!

Warning, Warning!

Warning, Warning! 

Warning, warning
Read all about it
Warning, warning
Voices raise to shout it

The great reckoning
Is coming
For us,
Out
the time is running

Soon will we all
Peoples be allowed
God’s face & presence
No longer will be disavowed

All to be judged
In His great presence
Investigating each life’s essence
In His Book it is assured
No one left not adjured
To be brought before His throne!!

Revelation 20:11-13 Then I saw a great white throne and him who was seated on it. The earth and the heavens fled from his presence, and there was no place for them. And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Another book was opened, which is the book of life. The dead were judged according to what they had done as recorded in the books. The sea gave up the dead that were in it, and death and Hades gave up the dead that were in them, and each person was judged according to what they had done.