Esther Thornburg

Rookie - 20 Points (10-30-1928 / Wathena, Kansas)

Time Was - Poem by Esther Thornburg

Time was when:
Gods words were learned the spoken way
By those who came by to tell the story
Of the Saviour who came from glory.

Time was when:
The nations were given the written word
That in this world, they may learn and believe
The Son of God came for believers and eternal life gave.

Time is now:
God's words travel the airways to the computer screen
That we may live life pure and clean,
Comprehend their meaning and real truth glean.

Time is now:
Seek His message pure and true.
Evaluate God's true and living way.
His spirit can live within, be complete in Him.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

This was written for the New Year of 2013.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 22, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, July 26, 2013


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