This Poem Is From A Colletion Of Christian And Patriotic Poetry
Title: "Thoughts In Verse"
By George A. Wiens

THE PUTPIT


THE PULPIT IS A SACRET PLACE
WHERE NO MAN DARES TO STAND
UNLESS HE HAS BEEN CALLED OF GOD
TO GUIDE A CERTAIN LAND.

THERE ARE SO MANY PREACHERS
WHO DO NO PREACH GOD'S WORD.
THEY PREACH THE SOCIAL GOSPEL,
AND CHRIST IS NEVER HEARD.

A MINISTER SHOULD BRING OUT
THE MESSAGE OF GOD'S LOVE,
AND HOW HE SENT HIS ONLY SON
FROM GLORY UP ABOVE.

HE SENT HIS SON DOWN HERE TO DIE
UPON THAT CRUEL TREE,
TO PAY FOR ALL THE SINS OF MAN.
YES, EVEN FOR YOU AND ME.

NOW MANY PREACHERS LEAVE CHRIST THERE
UPON THAT UGLY CROSS,
BUT IF CHRIST HAD JUST DIED THERE,
THEN ALL WOULD BE A LOSS.

DEATH DID NOT END CHRIST'S MISSION.
HE NEXT WENT TO THE GRAVE.
HE AROSE O'ER DEATH VICTORIOUS
YOUR SOUL AND MINE TO SAVE.

YES, JESUS GAVE HIS PRECIOUS BLOOD
ON THE CROSS AT CALVARY.
THE PREFECT, SINLESS, SON OF GOD,
HE DIED FOR YOU AND ME.

HE PAID THE PRICE FOREVER
FOR THE PENALTY OF SIN,
AND OPENED THE GATES OF HEAVEN,
THAT WE MIGHT ENTER IN.

IF YOU STAND IN THAT PULPIT
AND LEAD A SOUL ASTRAY,
THE WRATH OF GOD AWAITS YOU
UPON THAT JUDGEMENT DAY.

OH PREACHER, HEED GOD'S WARNING.
YOU HAVE A JOB TO DO.
JUST PREACH THE LOVE OF JESUS,
AND HE WILL BE WITH YOU.