As We Knew It

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    As We Knew It

    We are all here for but a tenth of a second

    Compared to where we will ultimately

    Spend eternity

     

    We are

    At the outset

     But a seed

    Planted on Earth

    To establish roots in Love's soil

    And grow skyward

    To become perfect beings

    In God's Holy household

     

    To this end we were created

    And this end only

     

    For when the time comes

    To harvest the fruits of our lifetime

    God will not look for them

    Below ground

    Or in the flesh and blood trappings

    And luxuries this temporal world

    Dangles on the treadmills of death and taxes

    But in the Son-bathed spirit

    Of our love, hope and faith

    In Jesus Christ

     

    But if there be no fruit-

    If all that is left are dead roots

    And the petrified remains

    That perished for lack of the water

    And nourishment God's Word freely provides

    They will be left behind at the harvest

     

    So will it be for those who reject

    The forever of heaven

    Those who preferred   

    The flesh and blood blink

    Of life as we knew it

    Before angels collected our fruit

    Into the safety and bliss

    Of Father's eternal storehouse

     

    However

    Should those left behind come to their senses

    Should they finally see the handwriting on the wall

    As a result of our leaving

    And the reading and remembering

    Of the witness we left below

    They will come to know God the way we do

    And be made pillars in His temple

    For having lost their heads

    For refusing to deny that Jesus is the Christ

    The Son of God

    Who takes away the sins of the world

    As we knew it

     

     

    John Christopher

    Sep 30 2006 

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