C R Clark

Rookie - 1 Points (1946 / Arkansas)

.come Lord Jesus, Take Me Home - Poem by C R Clark

Originally written as a song, tune: Joan Baez, All my trials Lord, soon be over

This earthly life has got me down
When I get home, I’ll wear a crown
Come, Lord Jesus, take me home

God has promised me in his word
Eternal life through my risen Lord
Come, Lord Jesus, take me home

I’ve not yet seen it, but I’ve been told
Heaven’s streets are paved with gold
Come, Lord Jesus, take me home

Holy Spirit leads I know he’s right
He comforts me both day and night
Come, Lord Jesus, take me home

When life on earth has come and gone
I’ll live in heaven before his throne
Come, Lord Jesus, take me home

Come, Lord Jesus, take me home

©: C R Clark - May 6,1982


Comments about .come Lord Jesus, Take Me Home by C R Clark

  • Rookie - 154 Points Michael Gale (3/12/2009 11:04:00 PM)

    Great poem! I'll be threr when Jesus do'th call.

    God bless us all-MJG. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 270 Points Kesav Easwaran (3/9/2009 8:28:00 AM)

    good poem song, Richard...the repetition augments the strength of your belief...adds to its melody...10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 110 Points Myrtle Thomas (3/2/2009 8:34:00 PM)

    A very uplifting verse and I could see it as a song (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,675 Points Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (2/6/2009 7:45:00 AM)

    Poet, you had me packed up and ready to go, tapping my toes along the way! Good work, Loyd (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 47 Points Meggie Gultiano (2/5/2009 4:34:00 AM)

    we have a permanent home, Richard where there are no more tears and sadness.
    This is a very uplifting piece, that i want to say also, Come Lord Jesus, Take me Home..
    It is always my heart's desire to be with Jesus. I know, i am not perfect, but i am trying to be.Thank you so much for sharing
    God bless you,
    Meggie (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,359 Points C. P. Sharma (2/2/2009 9:40:00 PM)

    Richard, all is beauty in this prayer but let not the Heaven's street paved with gold. We are already suffering here because of gold, lol.
    10+++++
    CP (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 27 Points Fiona Davidson (1/31/2009 8:59:00 AM)

    Lovely prayer here Richard....thank you...Fi..10+ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 24 Points Andrew Blakemore (1/25/2009 6:02:00 PM)

    Beautiful words Richard in praise of our Lord and Saviour. Best wishes, Andrew (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dee Daffodil (1/25/2009 4:37:00 AM)

    I see this poem was written in 82...I for one am glad that you are still around to write such beautiful poetry.
    Hugs,
    Dee (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 24, 2009

Poem Edited: Saturday, January 24, 2009


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