Evil in the aisle
by donna edgar 12-28-12
Evil came, we shook its hand and welcomed it in.
Seeing nothing but the sweet smiling mask that covered its hideous grin.
It walked up the aisle and sat in the pew and in a short while befriended me
It spoke and the sound was like a soft tinkering chime, Its words
offered comfort as in a melodious rhyme.
Slowly and steady with purposeful style it began gathering followers from out of
Like lost sheep gathered to amuse, Evil swayed to confine, hurt and confuse.
The scriptures were twisted and watered down; still it sounded good.
Except to the faithful who knew and now understood.
To the few who refused, It publicly shunned,
Leaving the congregation fearful and stunned.
"Better do as God tells you", It refered to its self,
"Or suffer hell's fire and be put on a shelf!"
Fears were instilled, threats were made, and the body of Christ forgot who to obey.
Many have said "Leave that place", but someone must fight to save this space.
'Tis is only a building made of stick and stone, but for the people it would
stand deserted, alone.
I pray; Lord, please give this humble child the strength to stand and
shout the warnnings through out your land.
Let the battle cry be "GOD AND GOD ALONE!", please Father, reveal
the evil that seeks to snatch us from your throne.
We, like sheep have gone astray. Forgive us Lord and help us be brave.
Send your angel army, send in your troops for we cannot fight this evil without
O Holy One, please hear my call. It is in Jesus name I pray for us all.