Roy Allen


Today... 'Foundation Laid In Zion' - Poem by Roy Allen

There on Zion's mount stands a foundation stone
upon which the church through the ages has grown.
A Cornerstone that the Lord Jehovah laid.
A tried and tested stone that will not fade.

How firm a Foundation we have in the Lord
as He builds The Living Church upon His Word.
No other foundation will ever suffice
for we stand upon Christ's perfect sacrifice.

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Isaiah 28: 16
So this is what the Sovereign LORD says:
'See, I lay a stone in Zion,
a tested stone,
a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation;
the one who trusts will never be dismayed.

I Corinthians 3: 11
For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ.


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The Bible calls You by many names
each one giving a glimpse of Your glory.
Like a cut diamond radiating in the sun
with every facet depicting an aspect
of Your Divine Nature.
Today I have thought of You as
'The Foundation laid in Zion '

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 18, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, February 3, 2013


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