Previous Challenge Entry (Level 2 – Intermediate)
Topic: Purposefulness (Purpose in Life) (05/25/06)
TITLE: I Am Ekklesia
By Barbie Jones
LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE
SEND A PRIVATE COMMENT
ADD TO MY FAVORITES
Yes, I am the church, what does my name mean to you?
I Am Ekklesia, so fragmented by denominations and religions
How did I end up on this path and what shall I do?
My brothers and my sisters, you must listen to me
Children of my heart, you must help me break free
Aborted ministries and missions, my children, so lost and confused
I am the church Ė Oh my beloved, Iím being battered and abused
Iím pampered with concerts, cruises and fests
Annual banquets and picnics in the parks
You are entertaining me to death
Where are my revivals, tent meetings, and all night prayer?
Where are the souls that I long for?
Those destined for that great day - to meet me in the air
I am the church and you are a part of me
Awake from sleep, yes open your eyes
Purpose weeps from the alter, ignore this worldís seductive lies
Her lamentations are reverberating in this dark and sinful world
Schisms, factions and favoritism are not part of the Masterís plan
Racism, hatred and perversity must stop! Now is the time for it all to end
My purposefulness has been delayed, but cannot be denied
I am Ekklesia, the bride of Christ and I shall Arise
The opinions expressed by authors may not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be right now. CLICK HERE
JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and Spread the Gospel.