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Religious God Poems | Religious Poems About God

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Details | Quatrain |

Lonely Dreams

I never knew following dreams could be this lonely,
But up on the hill, looking back, thank God I'm not the old me.
If the tears will fall, let them be;
I believe this is God's plan, follow your dreams.

Copyright © Kevin C. Martin | Year Posted 2013


Details | Rhyme |

Our Omnipotent God

Lord, you turned the wheels of the galaxies,
You know what makes the planets spin.
You set the universe in motion,
And yet, you care for mortal man.

By your hands, you set the atoms dancing,
And keep the great currents circling in the sea.
You call all the stars by their names, O Lord,
And yet you care for me.

Lord, you have measured the waters,
In the hollow of your hand.
You make the clouds your chariot,
And yet, you care for mortal man.

You sit upon the circle of the Earth,
And stretch the heavens as a curtain we can see.
You walk on the wings of the wind, O Lord,
And yet, you care for me.

Copyright © Betty Butler | Year Posted 2016

Details | Rhyme |

The Hypocritical Christian

I am the hypocritical Christian.
I say I follow Christ,
But I'm still consumed by my demons.
I go to church on Sunday,
But I refuse to invite someone back.
I want to serve on mission,
But I'm too afraid to act.
They think I read The Bible,
But I just fall asleep in it.
They think I'm positivity and smiles,
But underneath I'm death and addictions.
They think I'm clean and pure,
But I'm broken and mistaken.
I say I'm not worthy of His love,
But Jesus will never let me be forsaken.
I pray long prayers,
But inside they're empty repetition.
It might look as if my faith is strong,
But my core is too easily shaken.
I say the things I'm supposed to say,
But don't follow His actions or obey.
I speak the truth the church wants to hear,
But deep inside on matters I don't know what to believe.
I walk in shame as if I'm not good enough
To be loved by God and saved through Christ,
But there is nothing I could ever do to earn His peace;
It's a free gift.
I accept;
Now forgiven, changed, and released.
Thank You God,
Thank You Jesus,
Thank You Holy Spirit!
In Jesus' Holy Name,
We pray,
Amen!

Copyright © Kevin C. Martin | Year Posted 2013


Details | Free verse |

Moments In Time

The sweetest sounds of burning trees
A gentle stroking in the breeze
The calm has lasted past the storm
Cloudy visions, Satan’s roar
Too many sights have passed my way
A time found only in the haze
The softest screams are running bare
My aching bones creak as I stare

You walk a distance towards me
The fall’s eternal, can’t you see?
I’m a memory in your heart
I whisper to you in the dark

The battle’s started at the end
No one is coming to repent
The sinners grab their wine from prey
No judgment calling here to stay
The sport is reckless to be told
The one is laughing at his souls
It falters nowhere to be sure
The power grows forevermore
Like a spirit in the wind
I have no say in where you’ve been 
But cross the line to come to me
And pay the price for ecstasy

You walk a distance towards me
The fall’s eternal, can’t you see?
I’m a memory in your heart
I whisper to you in the dark. 

Copyright © John Paluszek | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |

The Joy of Knowing Jesus

The Joy of Knowing Jesus…

The joy of knowing Jesus is a blessing to know.
He brings peace and nourishment to my soul!

The joy of knowing Jesus brings a peace within.
Knowing that HE has removed my every sin!

The pleasure of serving Jesus is an honor indeed.
Knowing that he’s supplied and met my every need!

The pleasure of living each day, in honor to my king…
Helps me to realize that Christ is my everything!

This opportunity I have, is a special moment.
I know that I’ve been cleansed by HIS atonement!

This same Jesus can bring salvation to you today!
He’s waiting for you!  And loves you in a beautiful way!

Won’t you take the time and receive him too?
See the marvelous work that he can do through you!

There’s a joy of knowing this Lord!  He loves you so much!
He bless and restore your life by his special touch!

This can be the time, for you to come and accept him!
He wants to change your life!  Won’t you let him?

Behold the king of glory!  Hallelujah to the lamb!
He reaches out to all…  With his loving hands!

Let’s thank Jesus for the joy that he’s given!
By his shed blood…  We can all be forgiven!

He offers true love to all!  And is what life is about!
He can change us now!  And bring hope throughout!

The joy of knowing Christ is a pleasure to obtain!
We can find all we need!  In his precious name!

By Jim Pemberton   11/02/14

Copyright © Jim Pemberton | Year Posted 2014

Details | Rhyme |

A Stranger After Dark

I was sitting on the back porch ‘bout an hour after dark When I couldn’t help but notice a tiny pulsing spark. I thought it was a firefly – It had that kind of glow But I’d never seen the likes of it – what it was I didn’t know It flittered to and fro just like a firefly does I went into the backyard to determine what it was. Just as I approached the place I thought that it might be It flew right up and landed very close to me. Soon I realized it was no ordinary find. What happened next you won’t believe – it nearly blew my mind. A Lilliputian creature stepped from this tiny craft Right then and there I was aware of questions I should ask. He must have been aware of the fear he’d caused in me. I could see my hands were shakin’ -- never thought I’d be set free. His tiny voice became quite clear and in a most convincing tone He said, “My friend, be not afraid – I‘m here all alone.” He appeared to be confused a bit and why, I’ll never know But the fear that he had fostered was about to let me go. He began to tell his story; I let out a sigh I knew I’d better listen to this little guy. Now, he was small in stature; ‘bout a half inch, nothin’ more – Why, I believe that he could pass through the space beneath the door. . He then began to tell me – It must sound like a dream. He was here because of some wayward sunbeam. “I race Haley’s comet to the far side of the sun.” He said, “The race is always over before it has begun. There is a reason for these victories, you see My good ship Omnipresence, right here in front of me.” “Time and space,” He said. “Are always at my command. I can do more things with them than man can understand.” He said, “I spin the rings of Saturn, create firmament at will I flew a mission of atonement to a very special hill.” I asked, “Do you know Jesus? He died upon that hill.” He said, “When all things are settled, everybody will. I led three wise men to him that cold and wintry night The shepherds were there to witness a miraculous sight So you ask do I know Jesus? -- it fills me with such mirth -- This very craft was hidden there at the moment of His birth. I was there to hear the angels when they sang out on high. Yes, I’d say I know Jesus, That’s why I’ll never die.” Written By John Posey 12/18/12

Copyright © John Posey | Year Posted 2012

Details | Rhyme |

A Religious Man

I sat in church listening to the preacher
Without hearing a single word he said
I was thinking about the football scores
And my favorite team instead

As they passed around the collection plate
I put my money in
Wondering just what was the going rate 
To have God absolve you of your sin

When it came time to share a sign of peace
I turned to the pretty lady in the red dress
Giving her my most pious smile
Trying real hard to impress

I shook the preacher’s hand at the door
Saying I loved his sermon that day
Anxious to get out of my tie
And to be on my merry way

As I stopped at the traffic light
With the windows down in my new car
A homeless man walked up to me
And started talking real bizarre

He said, “You know there’s nothing special about Sundays
Nothing special about the building they call a church
By simply going through the ritual
You don’t improve what your soul is worth”

“If you would rather be watching football games
You can talk to me some other time when you are free
And twenty dollars in a collection basket
Doesn’t buy your soul out of poverty”

“That lady in the red dress
Is much too young for you
And you have to fix the relationship you are in
Before moving on to someplace new”

The cars were honking from behind me
Because the traffic light was green
I turned around to shout at them
Then turned back and that man was nowhere to be seen

I drove the rest of the way home in a haze
Wondering if I imagined the whole scene
But when I turned on the football game
That man was in a commercial on my screen

“So think about the words I said
And talk to me on your own time
In a location of your choosing
When you are in the right frame of mind”

“I am always available to hear you
And provide guidance along the way
But the outcome of these football games
Is not a thing for which to pray”

So, I gave up church on Sundays
And I donate to other charities instead
And today I am a more religious man
Always conversing with God inside my head

Copyright © Joe Flach | Year Posted 2012

Details | Dramatic Verse |

Money

Money money, ringing in your tills,
Calling us to worship,
The hundred dollar bills.
Bend our knees in wonder,
Bow our heads in awe,
At the power of the liar,
Who now controls us all.
From the darkest deep caverns,
To the stars in the sky,
From the infinite universe,
To the strangers passing by.

From your inner most conviction,
To your laughing in the night,
From everything you 're  seeing,
To everything out of sight.

The new God has risen,
To claim the holy throne,
The one that we have emptied,
Our hearts all cold as stone.

The throne that we have emptied,
We killed the rightful king,
Sold his crown an sceptre,
Pawned his sacred  ring.

Raised his bleeding body,
Up on that bloody hill,
The silent lamb still bleeding,
As the money fills your tills.

Copyright © ness tillson | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |

God of Light

God of Light

I awaken 
In the dark of night,
And face my lord
The God of Light

Who guides me 
Thru the haze of pain,
And takes on him
My guilt and shame

My comfort 
As he takes my hand,
And shows me
How to rise and stand

Sinless, blameless
Once again,
Because He chose 
To call me friend

A wretched man
Though I may be,
He offers fellowship
To me

I lay no claim
To being just,
He gives me grace
In trade for trust

Impossible 
For any man,
Without the mercy
Of “I Am”

The song of God 
Is in my ear,
Calming each
And every fear

He sings 
His weary child to sleep
This loving shepherd
To his sheep

Protected from
All earthly harm
As I slumber 
In his arms

No longer frightened
By the night
My father
Is the God of Light

Copyright © Brian Wallace | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |

Lord, I've Been Hurting

		
	
Lord., I've Been Hurting!

This one thing I am
 most certain…
Lately I’ve been really hurtin’.

I trying to do right, but it 
turns out “wrong.”
Where, in life,
do I really belong?

So many people
 pass me by.
Sometimes, someone
may say;  “hi!”

I don’t know if this message is
 getting across?
I feel so confused and 
completely lost.

A message of “help” has my
 prayer and plea…
For God to reach out to me!

He reached down and
made me whole!
HIS love and compassion
 filled my soul!

Spending time with Jesus
 is time well spent!
It was for you and me that 
Jesus was sent!

By Jim Pemberton

Copyright © Jim Pemberton | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |

God Told Me

God told me to stand on solid ground
To tell the truth and be profound
To spread the word of his kingdom to above
To spread the words of peace and love
God told me to stand on solid ground

God told me sail across the sea
Spreading the word of his mercy
In far off lands with those of evil heart
His deity his commandments to impart
God told me to sail across the sea

God told me to fly up in the sky
To read the bible and know why
This errand he had sent me on
For soon the time he gave was gone
God told me to fly in the sky

God told me his kingdom was for all
Those who repent and for him call
He said that I would be no saint
I already know that that I ain’t
God told me his kingdom was for all

God told me I would go to heaven
In a year that ends with a seven
After I’ve done all he asked
Cleared the load with which I’m tasked
God told me I would go to heaven

God told me all this when I was a teen
But I did not listen I did not gleen
For youth was all and life for living
Not for me the message giving
What god told me when I was a teen

Copyright © Owen Yeates | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |

How I Need Jesus


Dear Jesus…  I realize
how much I really need you!
  I want to honor, 
love and trust you!

I  know that others will
disappoint me…
I know that you’re here….  
And will take care of me!

  Your principles of holy
living is what you taught!
Love, Joy and peace…
is what you brought!

 May I bring honor 
 to your name!
Your message of salvation,
I need to proclaim!

Dear Jesus…  You’re all I need!
 And so much more!
It’s you that my life 
was meant for!

 I offer to you, my lord, 
praise and thanksgiving!
For all you’ve done,
 And the life you’re giving!

You all I’ll ever need!  
The anointed one!
There’s victory in YOU!
Life’s battles are won!

By Jim Pemberton    

Copyright © Jim Pemberton | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |

He Is God

He said, “Let there be light,”
And then it was done.
He turned on the sun,
And hung the moon and stars out to shine.

He gathered the waters together
To form the ever-changing sea.
He created the universe,
And He made you and me.

He is God…
None other is above Him.
I worship and adore Him,
For He is God.

He made all the flowers,
And He made every tree…
He created the birds and the animals,
And all the fish in the sea.

He formed man from the dust,
And the woman from His side.
On the seventh day he rested…
Earth was ready for man to abide.

He is God…
None other is above Him.
I worship and adore Him,
For He is God!

Copyright © Betty Butler | Year Posted 2016

Details | Rhyme |

Light Of Love

          Fault or fear dare not destroy,
          Uncompromised faith that takes to flight;
          For dreams held bright with endless joy,
          In the unfading glow that is your light.

          To soar and softly touch the sky,
          That bares itself to souls embrace;
          And from those heights, I'll know that I,
          Will surely gaze upon your face.

                             Light Of Love 2016

Copyright © Charlie Smith | Year Posted 2016

Details | Rhyme |

Sun Shines on the Righteous

We live in an earthly garden
Some are weeds and some are vines
But each is promised pardon
If we follow the light that shines

The Word of God is light
A lamp unto our feet
Remove it from our sight
We are destined for defeat

A beacon for large and small
Food for thought and soul
We often stumble and fall
But the light forever glows

Each of us are flawed
Perfection is Divine
He shines his light for all
Including the spiritually blind



  an original poem by Daniel Turner

Copyright © Daniel Turner | Year Posted 2016

Details | Free verse |

Before This My Lady

Before this my Lady                                                                                                                         There was only  God                                                                                                                                And no you or I or anyone                                                                                                                                      Got out of hand or mind                                                                                                                Creating mortal games                                                                                                                 That only death could part us from                                                                                                 Before sunlight or moonshine ever was                                                                                                                   Suspended  in  this  living  room of stars                                                                                              There was God in spaceless timeless harmony with God                                                             Before any of us could breath to speak                                                                                       Or laugh or cry                                                                                                                                   There was only God                                                                                                                            And it was good

Copyright © Michael Ainsley | Year Posted 2013

Details | Lyric |

Climbing Moriah

I am climbing up Moriah
with the thing I love most dearly;
on the mountain's heights above me,
I will see my God more clearly.
Incredible expectation!
For with the knife and holy fire,
I must on a stony altar
bind up and slay my heart's desire.

O, this God of mine, all knowing!
Past my finite mind can see
in the distant, vast eternal
all that He destined I should be.
Only He can make a promise,
and He fulfills each sovereign vow;
though He slay me, I will serve Him.
He led me here, I'll trust Him now.

The knife is raised; beyond the void
I dare not cast my weary sight;
I can hear no gentle laughter 
in the deep canyons of the night.
I will look instead at Jesus,
and His command I will obey.
There are rams in all His thickets;
He is the Christ, the same always.

© 1987, Faye Lanham Gibson

Copyright © Faye Gibson | Year Posted 2014

Details | Rhyme |

God's Plan For You

Roses are Red.
Violets are blue.
God made them that way.
And He made you, too.

He had a perfect plan
As he formed you from clay.
If you will only let Him,
He will help you in His way.

He’ll melt your hardened heart,
And fill it with His Love.
And if your eyes fill with tears,
They too, may be sent from above.

If you will open the door,
He will come into your life.
He’ll fill you with Love and Joy,
And erase all your fear and strife.

Copyright © Betty Butler | Year Posted 2016

Details | Couplet |

Wasted Angels

Howard Marks and God Almighty
Shared a spliff, and had a whitey
Then had the munchies, and a bong
Annoying Peter with the pong
By which time it was far too late
To frisk young Howard at the gate
God, seeing Peter’s consternation
Outlined the process of creation
How on day three he made the weed
With every other tree and seed
To raise in some, apotheosis
And test some others, with psychosis

Now, Howard’s stash was pretty small
And didn’t last too long at all
So, as he didn’t see the point
Of heaven’s joys without a joint
He got his bong, and skins, and tin
Chucked all the roaches in the bin
And, following a wicked smell
Went wafting off to score, in hell

St. Peter looked above and groaned
As all the angels flew past stoned

by Gail








Copyright © Gail Foster | Year Posted 2016

Details | Rhyme |

God Is Benevolent

God can be vengeful but he's mostly benevolent.
He helps us when we're down, he is magnificent.
God kept one of my relatives safe in Vietnam because of people's prayers.
God will never forsake us and he loves all of us, he truly cares.
It's like the money says, 'In God We Trust'.
God is wonderful and he's always there for us.

Copyright © randy johnson | Year Posted 2015

Details | Free verse |

Battling Fear

What if fear made the event happen?
Wouldn’t we all…
  …be attacked by great white sharks,
  …die a slow agonizing death by spider bites,
   …or be mutilated by sinister clowns?

What if fear made the event happen?
Wouldn’t we all…
   …starve to death in a worldwide famine,
   …be rejected by everyone we know,
   …or standby helplessly as our loved ones contract diseases?

What if fear made the event happen?
Wouldn’t we all…
   …ward off those murderous thoughts,
   …attack them with daggers of peace,
   …and maintain a stupendously sound mind?

Let’s start right now.

Copyright © Kim Bond | Year Posted 2016

Details | Rhyme |

What Jesus Has Always Wanted

Jesus would love to see many people in churches but now a days many don't even bother.
What Jesus has always wanted is to please his father. 
Since Jesus was created, he has lived to serve The Lord.
He is wonderful and ruling God's Kingdom is his reward.
Jesus wants to please his father and that is what everybody should imitate.
If we strive to please The Lord, it will be something that he will appreciate.
An excellent way that we can please God is to avoid committing sins.
Think about the sinful things you've done and don't repeat them again.
Some times when we're troubled or burdened, we feel like we can't cope.
If we strive to please God, he will make us happy, he is our only hope.

Copyright © randy johnson | Year Posted 2016

Details | Epic |

MY FOLK SONG


Amadioha the great god of Thunder and Justice
We have gathered at the shrine of Alusi’gwe 
To pour libations to you
Even as I do my folk song
Bring me the ogene, to awaken the spirit of my 
Forbearers to witness the doomsday they foretold
Give me the udu, to sound out a warning to the futureman
Give me the oja, the special voice of oganigwe the dreaded masquerade
Give the shekere, so that the women of owu can shake their enchanted waist
In love and tranquillity we lived with our neighbours, doing our folk song 

Buddha called out to Lord Brahman
Set aside a room for me in the inner chamber
Decorated with beautiful ornaments, to depict love and care
Flanked with candles and incense burner and the beautiful statue of the wise man
To help me escape from the corruption of this world
As I attempt to wake from hatred of neighbours
Focusing on love and purity of heart
Allow me do my folk song living in tranquillity with nature and neighbours

Christed you said you are, servant of the son of God sent from above
Your brother claimed that you are a messenger from Allah
What is this confusion I see, contradicting even your folk song 
You came with a sweet tongue of love, yet all I see is terrorism and 
A holy war fought by crusaders crushing the bones of the unbelievers 
Those who worship idols yet lived a life akin to nature – a life of love
You have created a polarised world of Christed men with less shame for evil
Of religious women without morals
Of Ulamas who feed on the sweat of Almagiris
Oh Christ! is this the gospel you preached on the street of Nazareth?
O! Mohamed is this the Rasuul you preached in Mecca
O! God what we do in your Name, we should be afraid of doing even in the dark

Allow me to return home 
To my folk song 
In African theism, to the shrines of Alusi’gwe, 
To do my folk song with Oganigwe the beautiful masquerade
To solicit corn and groundnuts from old women with sagging breasts 
Chasing the kids with a whip in my hand as I wear the mask of the spirit
A spirit of sportsmanship, of equity and love, of fair play and brotherhood.
Allow me do my folk song

Copyright © Chigbo Solomon Peter | Year Posted 2017

Details | Pastoral |

Child of God

I'm a child of the One who gave the earth it's design(created)

When I think of it, it blows my mind

That the God above would come down for mankind

Heal the sick, the lame and the blind

Preach the Gospel of the Kingdom to come

Tell the world that He is the One

The only way to Heaven above

And that's why He came down because of His great love

He was wounded for our transgressions, bruised for our iniquities

Suffered to the point of death, such a loving person was He

So that those who believe in Him can spend their eternity

With Him in heaven that's where we'll always be

A place free of sorrow, pain and calamities

That beautiful moment when Lord Jesus' face we see

Our bodies will be glorified and we'll be the same as He

All we have to do is to Admit, Believe and Confess

And the Lord Jesus Christ will take care of the rest

Change our entire life even though it's a mess

Coz He is a compassionate God full of kindness

So once we are saved we must become witnesses

So that others can also share in our happiness

He is coming soon to take us home with Him

So we should live a righteous life one which is free of sin

Copyright © Charles Abraham | Year Posted 2017

Details | Rhyme |

THIS IS WHY I NEED YOU LORD

So much negativity surrounds us today
People living their lives in fear
Homeless seeking shelter somewhere safe
Please Lord show me that you care
Unemployment is rising people are losing their jobs
Crime rates on a never before seen high
Health is on the decline with so many sick
I really need you lord and this is why
People are starving malnutrition's more common
The world is suffering before our eyes
Show us all and lead the way
Please help the ill before any more dies
Such a happier place this world could be
If everyone just had a warm bed to sleep
Lets put a smile upon the faces of all
Please Lord their dignity let them keep


25/08/2017

Copyright © Susan Ellis | Year Posted 2017

Details | Quatrain |

jealous god

Wodon gave them song and verse
Promethius gave them fire
Dionysius gave them wine and games
Orpheus played the lyre
Atlas held the world aloft
Fenrir consumed it whole
Ceres gave them seeds and crops
Ran the waves that roll
Pandoras box kept evil locked
Rati set love free
Boreas brought the winters frost
Eostre, springs fertility
But for my name they are nothing,
Upon these you may not call,
For I am christ the jealous god,
And I destroyed them all
So do not sing mousai's songs
Rebrand all festivities
For each of you are heathen
And theres is only me

Scott (loki) MacDonald 2017

Copyright © Scott MacDonald | Year Posted 2017

Details | Free verse |

WHO AM I

I am the sun that gave life to the world
The lamp hanging up on the wall
I am the conscience that speaks to your heart
The voice that whispers to your ears

I am the ink that expresses your mind
The blueprint that makes up your dreams
I am the dew that rest upon your morning
The strength you need when in pain

I am the star that makes up your night
The words that project your thoughts
I am the music that calms your nerves
The shadow that walks with you day and night

I am the memories you keep in your head
The time you have in your hands
I am your pride and dignity
The light that shows you a path in the dark

I am your companion when you are down
The love and affection you seek
For you will find me in your smile
I am forever present, I am the Lord

All Rights Reserved © Akan Udofia 2017
http://akanudofia.blogspot.com/2017/10/who-am-i_21.html

Copyright © Akan Udofia | Year Posted 2017

Details | Lyric |

There Is Just One God

There is just one God,
there is just one...
There is just one God.
Under the sun;
There is just one God,
there is just one;
There is just one God;
There is just one God;
There is just one God;
He's the ONE...
There is just one God;
There is just one;
There is just one, God;
Yes, only one;
There is just one God;
There is just one;
There is just one God, there is just one God, 
there is JUST ONE GOD
He's just ONE...
He's Alpha;
And He's Omega;
He's the beginning;
and He's the end;
He's the one who came down as man;
He had the plans to preserve our land and redeem our souls;
yes, He's (He IS THE ONE)
He is a just God;
He is just God;
He is a just God;
There is just one God;
Not under but OVER the Son
There is just one God;
There is just one God;
and He's is not under but OVER the Sun;
He is a just God;
He's just God;

(From 1985 James E. Lee Sr. cassette/album/anthology "NEED YOU"
5/1985
and I'm in love, with God;
There is just ONE;

Copyright © James Edward Lee Sr. | Year Posted 2017

Details | Couplet |

Trust

God has a plan,
And it is out of my hands.

Copyright © Kevin C. Martin | Year Posted 2013

Details | Free verse |

LOVE

Loyalty
One self
Virtuous
Eternity

Copyright © Amy Rose | Year Posted 2013