Michael P. Johnson

Gold Star - 7,370 Points (7th Nov.1943 / New Silksworth / Sunderland Co/Durham England)

When Heaven’s Way - Poem by Michael P. Johnson

We want so much to serve The Lord
We’d like to be the head
We’d love to wield a mighty sword
But not where truth has led

We fail to seek our Father’s will
We miss the precious flow
Instead we seek our selfish fill
Where angels wouldn’t go

We seek in church the highest chair
Speak of Heaven above
But fail the truth of God to share
And fail to show His love

We want with God to keep in touch
We want of what we yearn
We like we wish we want so much
For nothing in return

But surely as our Saviour lives
Who hears His children pray
Who loves, likes and willingly gives
When truly Heaven’s way

But selfishness is not the means
Or wantonness the route
Nor wilfulness the in-betweens
That leads to wholesome fruit

We need to curb gratuitous greed
Learn truth and understand
Not all we want but all we need
Is in our Saviour’s hand

We need to seek our Fathers face
Receive of Heaven’s love
To teach and help the human race
To live through Christ above


Comments about When Heaven’s Way by Michael P. Johnson

  • (4/12/2008 5:01:00 AM)


    Its really a nice composition full of pure prayer and universal truth.Man has lost his way.But it is his nature.So God forgives him for he can not see man in trouble.A very spiritual poem full of the hope of salvation.Good job. (Report) Reply

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  • (4/12/2008 2:42:00 AM)


    you sound quite classic in the composition of this verse...
    The message of your verse will definitely spread and turn the mankind from EROS to AGAPE...that is have complete faith in Christ...and his altruistic teachings..
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 12, 2008



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