Learn More

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.


**********


see also 'They gave away his hard earned pay'

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

Topic of this poem: money


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Money, money, money by Royston Allen )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 0 Points 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

Read all 1 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  4. I Am the Only Being Whose Doom, Emily Jane Brontë
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. A Smile To Remember, Charles Bukowski
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Acquainted with the Night, Robert Frost

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Jane Brontë

I am the only being whose doom
No tongue would ask no eye would mourn
I never caused a thought of gloom
A smile of joy since I was born

In secret pleasure - secret tears
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Wet Dry Shoes, Jesse Swedlund
  2. Ceremony For Any Beginning, Robert Pinsky
  3. Seer's See Suns' Shadow as Seven Seals S.., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  4. I Dance, Hiada Debney
  5. गोरबो इसिँनिफ्राइ -97, Ronjoy Brahma
  6. Rivers and Ocean, Aftab Alam
  7. Of Respect To The Rose...(r), Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  8. A Grandfather's Story, Leong Ming Loong
  9. Behind The Eyes of Amedeo Modigliani {La.., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  10. The Bishop & The Crucifer {Prose}...(r), Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
[Hata Bildir]