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Best Gospel Poems

Below are the all-time best Gospel poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of gospel poems written by PoetrySoup members


GHETTO GOSPEL
GHETTO GOSPEL

BY STREET CRIES

ABANDON BUILDINGS HOUSES WITH NO PARENTS ALL CHILDREN
READY AND WILLING TO BE PROGRAMED BY THE TELEVISION 
GUNS WITH PRECISE PRECISION 

PAIN PILL...

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Categories: gospel, addiction, art, education, political, poverty, voice,
Form: Lyric



Gospel
God's 
Own
Special
Promise,
Eternal
Love...

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© Don Ruch  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: gospel, inspirational, religious, spiritual,
Form: Acrostic
Tears to Weep
When I lay me down to sleep,
And cry the tears that sinners weep;
To speak the words of a contrite prayer,
And know that someone listens there.

He...

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Categories: gospel, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oh Jerusalem
Remember

Israel of three thousand years
expulsed at times
enslaved by the Romans
gassed by Europe
persecuted by Saudi-Arabia
murdered by Iran and Iraq
shackled by Egypt
attacked by Jordan
robbed by Syria
sold out...

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Categories: allah, bible, god, gospel, heaven, jewish,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Grading on the curve

I’ve been told, I deserve so much,
for the work I've done, for the lives I touch.

I would like to say, my dear friend,
what I deserve,...

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Categories: gospel, inspirational, jesus, life,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Instincts of Innocence
I reflect upon a word -
   Innocence
To understand more fully what it means,
I think of what it conjures up for me -
childhood times...

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Categories: gospel, innocence, religion,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Come and See Jesus
Come and see the tiny baby,
sleeping on a bed of straw.
The angels came and sang His praises,
and shepherds watched in silent awe.

Come and see who's...

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Categories: gospel, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An ugly world truth
A faithless entity unhappiness coldly it turns the eyes around coils 
breeding misery a vice with hate that consumes unconscious reality

Crawling underneath a thin veil...

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Categories: abortion, betrayal, dark, deep, fire, gospel,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Don't Grow Old, Daddy
How could you get old, Daddy?
That's not supposed to happen
I'm your little girl
I can't see the stooped shoulders
I can't see the ravages of time, Daddy
Please...

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Categories: gospel, dad, daughter, father daughter, love,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member The WORD- Heroic Crown of Sonnets
THE LAW

Yet sacrifice would cover for Love's sake
before that time, the Law was sent to guide
sin offerings appeased man's guilty state
but could not change his...

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Categories: gospel, bible, christian, life, light,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
An Offspring Of Love
                        ...

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Categories: gospel, devotion, faith, inspirational, life, lovelife, me,
Form: Shape
Premium Member Ride
There's an urgent feeling, sweeping 'cross the land
Could the hourglass be approaching, it's final grain of sand
Terror pulls the trigger, hearts begin to quake
Searching for...

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Categories: anxiety, bible, cheer up, gospel, journey,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Please avoid that place
Please avoid that place

Forever stuck and no hope
NO escape with alcohol or dope

Screaming in torment and pain
NO hope that this will ever wane

Regrets that chances...

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Categories: death, gospel, hurt,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Driver of Victory
Driver of Victory

Fate, destiny, and forever are evil sisters indeed.
They strive to trip and stumble, even the bravest of soldiers.
Courageous men that gather and pray,
Stronger...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beautiful, bible, celebration, devotion, faith, gospel,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Father's Day Prayer
Dear merciful and gracious God
The Supreme Father of wisdom
The One who provides knowledge and understanding
The guiding light of all creation
Leader, provider, and shepherd of our...

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Categories: gospel, dedication, devotion, faith, father, inspirational, life,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Who am I
I am black
I am great
I am the father and mother of great Kings.

I am John Love the sharpener inventor
I am Mae C.Jemison the astronaut
I am...

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Categories: gospel, father,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 2 Corinthians 5:17 - A New Creation
An orphan dressed in sin stained clothes,
I was lost and without a clue,
until Jesus freed me from all sin's woes,
washed me clean and made me...

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Categories: gospel, bible, change, faith,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member I am Christian
My divine manual and life prospectus is the Bible
my ways, a beautiful mirror sparkling like clean Marble
falsehood can’t colour my teeth
Jesus Christ is not a...

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Categories: christian, god, gospel, jesus, life, spiritual,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Damsel Or A Camel
Why drowning when there's
the ability to swim in me?
Why sleeping in the cold woods
with a match box in my Jacket
and an Axe below my head?
Why...

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Categories: gospel, adventure, life, success, symbolism, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
TIME FOR 'ENOUGH'
Are we not tired yet?
When will we feel it is time?
Time to put our feet firmly on the ground
Call ‘enough’ boldly by its name
See -...

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Categories: gospel, community, leadership, political,
Form: Lyric
I am blessed
I am blessed, I am loved
 His grace and mercy upon my life
 Is greater than the universe’s dimension
 And all of Earth’s demission and...

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Categories: gospel, appreciation, bible, blessing, devotion, faith, god,
Form: Sonnet
i am
i am from you have to work for it
from worthless and invisible
i am from hatred.

i am from 7
from black and white
i am from not begin...

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Categories: gospel, abuse, addiction, best friend, betrayal, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member YOURS TRULY, OLIVE ELOISA
OLIVE ELOISA
    came from my Mama's name: OLIVIA.. OLIVE means peace: ELOISA means hale and wide

MY TRAITS:
  
 *CHILDISH
  ...

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Categories: gospel, identity,
Form: Bio
Wishes
(on the basis of Max Ehrmann’s Desiderata)


Be calm, because it's vanity of vanities,
reach harmony taking a truce.
Be generous, despite “in vino veritas” 
all in the...

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Categories: gospel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I say it how it is in my eyes
Strange this all falls on deaf ears 
a mockery of justice twist whichever way you wish 
people killed in a hospital act of terror yes...

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Categories: gospel, abortion, anti bullying, betrayal, cancer, death,
Form: Political Verse