Treasure Island

Royston Allen


Money, money, money


The message from Jesus is really very plain.
It says, 'Godliness with contentment is great gain.'
Rothschild's' philosophy of a 'little bit more'
leaves you worldly rich but spiritually poor.

When you die you cannot take your treasure with you
though the Pharaohs of Egypt tried their hardest to do
but robbers found where their treasures were hid
and ransacked every single pyramid.

Layup treasure in heaven for when you die
by doing good deeds that will multiply.
Where your treasure is, there your heart will be
for you cannot serve both God and money.


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see also 'They gave away his hard earned pay'

Submitted: Monday, April 16, 2012
Edited: Friday, March 21, 2014

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  • Dawn Ferrett (4/16/2012 5:39:00 AM)

    Hi Royston. Love your work. I've just added you to my favourite poets list. Keep them coming! Dawn xxx (Report) Reply

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