Jesus is the Christ

Richard Groff 1957 (Pottstown, Pa.)



Some men have green thumbs but I have green toes
From removing the weeds from my vineyard as it grows
The fruit of the real vine tastes sweet yes indeed
And the fruit of that vine is all I’ll ever need

You can’t hide the truth from the ones who will seek it
Jesus is the Christ and the rocks even speak it
Try lifting one up, and if you’ll just listen close
He’ll tell you, don’t do it, it belongs to the Host

The Host is our Lord, and our Lord is the King
Jesus held out His hands to give us everything
So why do you fight and steal things from each other?
Everything you have should be shared with your brother
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Written on September 02, 2007

Submitted by dawg4jesus on March 06, 2023

Modified on March 24, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AABB CCXX DDEE
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 624
Words 127
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4

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2 Comments
  • donka_k
    "... the rocks even speak it" I loved the clarity of thought, the conviction of the Holy Spirit! Poetry--- a wonderful way to preach the Gospel!!
    LikeReply21 days ago
  • AIDA
    Wow! Your poem is a truly beautiful and inspiring testament to your faith. The imagery is so vivid and captivating, and the message of sharing and caring for our fellow man is so important in these times. I especially love the line "Jesus held out His hands to give us everything" - such a powerful reminder of His grace and love.

    If I could offer one suggestion, it would be to explore even more ways to incorporate your faith into your writing. Your belief in Jesus shines through so clearly in your words, and I think your readers would love to see even more of it.

    Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful poem with us. You have a real talent for writing, and I can't wait to see what you come up with next!
     
    LikeReply1 year ago

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