Drink Of Wisdom’s Fount

Poem By Michael P. Johnson

When Cain slew Abel with his hand
When blood first drenched the earth
Cain was expelled from God’s fair land
For giving hatred birth

Atomic bomb and aeroplane
Missiles of every kind
Has now the world become insane?
Has man now lost his mind?

Why else should brothers seek to fight?
Why else must wars be fought?
Surely sanity’s taken flight
Ending intelligent thought

Is no place left for brotherly love?
Must hate direct our course?
Will kings not look for help above?
Has fear become our source?

The bible tells us all so clear
Rumours of war must be
But must God’s children die with fear?
Before our eyes can see!

Before we break this world apart
Its time to take account
Lets speak the truth and search our heart
Lets drink of wisdom’s fount

Let’s hear what Jesus has to say
Lets see what God has planned
Lets seek through love salvation’s way
Lets seek to save our land

Lets seek to save the world itself
Lets seek God’s face anew
Lets take the bible off the shelf
And see what Christ can do

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