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Best Religion Poems

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

Premium Member Who But God
Who but God could paint the evening sky
And use a brush that is a fiery torch?
Tonight, the garish sunset makes me high
In awe, I stand...

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Categories: philosophy, religion,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Mountain Church
Four friends and I, one Sunday, take a ride.
our church still closed just short of one full year.
We drive, white almond blooms on either side,

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Categories: day, devotion, nature, religion,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member You Took My Place
Amazing love,
Amazing grace,
You gave Your life,
You took my place.
I should have died,
On Calvary's tree,
But You stepped in,
And died for me.

What can I say?
What can I...

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Categories: devotion, faith, religion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Repent and Believe

  Up until the summer of 1999, I only knew of the words "Jesus."
  I knew what was being taught in church.

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Categories: religion, bible, christian, forgiveness, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jesus was Turkish
A strange claim
Of a man of passion
Of kindness
He said
Let the children come to me
For what man would refuse the smile
The innocence of a child
He parted...

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Categories: religion, age, animal, bible, inspirational,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Oh Jerusalem

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: religion, allah, bible, god, gospel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad

dance with slum lords
they shed fake tears
victims they shout
from Ivory towers

Mock and attack
they of dark cloth and deceit
possesses no real God
they whoreship only their...

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Categories: religion, abuse, art, bullying, kindergarten,
Form: Quatrain
Each Day Takes its Turn
Standing firm 
we live 
we give 
we take 
we learn 
we strive to make sure 
each day enlightens us 
and brightens us
even as light fades...

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Categories: religion, black african american, day,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member 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...

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Categories: religion, christian, courage, cry, dream,
Form: Quatrain
One more morning,after one more night,
One more thanks for keeping things right,
One prayer to bed,one as you rise,
Good morning God,thanks for another sun rise,
Prayer is...

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Categories: faith, religion, uplifting, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Instincts of Innocence
I reflect upon a word -
To understand more fully what it means,
I think of what it conjures up for me -
childhood times...

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Categories: innocence, religion,
Form: Prose
Premium Member A talk with Him
Outside, a table awaits idle: I join as though it was my companion
Pondering about life as if it were water appeasable to the deepest canyon

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Categories: faith, life, religion, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Heavens' Doorway
One day there was an accident, and to heavens gate I was called.
As an angel sat down beside me, upon the bed I had been...

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Categories: religion, death, faith, god, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Middle Line

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Categories: religion,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member HOW DO YOU DO
Well, my father was a farmer, just chickens and cows
When it came to raisin' 'em, he really knew how
To milk those bovines for all they...

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Categories: farm, father, jewish, religion,
Form: Lyric
Precious Gifts of Love
Loving, Good
Saving, Blessing, Guiding
King, Lord of Lords,  Savior, Creator
Teaching, Leading, Fishing
Powerful, Almighty

strong,  industrious
building ,  directing , sacrificing
family head, director,  leader, manager

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: religion, devotion, father, love, mother,
Form: Diamante
The Time of the Summer Solstice
The Time of the Summer Solstice
Drums pulsing solemnly presage the break of dawn,
bonfires ablaze dot this auspicious June morn.
On the shores of Albion, Druid...

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Categories: celebration, religion, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fall From Grace
I watched angels fall from grace today
I wondered  how could this be
I looked to the heavens to  ask
How  could this have happened...

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Categories: angel, faith, me, religion,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
What Easter Means To Me
Tears of joy streak down
My dust covered face
As I just wandered by and witnessed
The utmost glorious grace

Just three days ago
I watched them crucify
The son of...

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Categories: religion, faith, forgiveness, holiday, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fighting God
You promised to take care of me like a new cherished bride
I cling to it, waiting until at the point of suicide
now your expectations and...

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Categories: religion, anger, christian, conflict, god,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Night Owls
Their covenant wings
Like cherubim on alters
Spread out for preying...

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Categories: animals, nature, religion,
Form: Haiku
Does the past really matter?
 Does it set you free? 
I’m absorbed in the sin,
That is surrounding him and me. 

Lost in the curiosity,
Cold to...

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Categories: religion, angel, beautiful, beauty, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
My Window
In the middle of my plain white wall
There is a plain white window
And next to my plain white window
Is where I sit in a plain...

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Categories: adventure, inspirational, life, religion,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Affliction of Assyria
The sun had grown dark on that fearful day
When Rabshakah, the Assyrian entered the fray;
Their armor and weapons glittered like gold
As they surged ’cross the...

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Categories: religion,
Form: Rhyme
Dying, we awake to eternal life.
His fragile fevered brow is soaked with life’s sweat
Nearing the end, his death has not arrived just yet
Shivering, his body is on fire, he makes...

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Categories: religion, death, faith, friendship, hope,
Form: Rhyme