Roy Allen

Today... 'The Fountain' - Poem by Roy Allen

Sweet Fountain flowing from David's royal line
in which I can wash this wretched soul of mine.
It cleanses the deepest stains of sin away
and presents me spotless on the Judgement Day.

'Come to me all you that thirst and drink, ' You said.
'Come and quench your thirst at the Fountain head.'
For the living water that pours out from Me
can cleanse you from all of your iniquity.

So I came to that living fountain of heaven
to be cleansed and all my sins were forgiven.
For there God wiped all of the tears from my eyes
when I stood before the cross of Jesus Christ.

Deep sweet Fountain flowing from heaven above
immersing the world in God's wonderful love.
Lord Jesus Christ You poured out Yourself in death.
When there upon the cross You breathed Your last breath.

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Zechariah 13: 1
'On that day a fountain will be opened to the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, to cleanse them from sin and impurity'.

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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 Fountain'

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, February 4, 2013

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