(had to think about this song as I jotted this poem...by God's tender mercy I have lived it!)
PAD challenge day 1: Write a 'foolish' poem.
At home, at school, at work they prayed
And pitied faithless frauds
Before fools in high places strayed
And worshiped lesser gods
Oh, once upon a Sunday morn
Churches were filled with praise
Of Holy, Holy before scorn
Of fools chose broader ways
A fool worships man’s lawless grants
Their gods, slack and uncouth
Deceived, hand-me-down ignorance
No longer knows the truth
But changeless God abides, His love
Lavishes human race
The fool replies ‘there is no god’
And God replies with grace
© Janet Martin
The fool says in his heart, "There is no God."
They are corrupt, their deeds are vile;
there is no one who does good.
Scripture has much to say about fools,
And only a fool ignores it.
This is not harsh…
it is Truth.