Roy Allen


Today... 'Architect and Builder' Poem by Roy Allen


Ere time elapsed or creation began
You drew up Your wondrous salvation plan.
A mighty universe was to be made
through which Your glory would be displayed

Builder of all things both seen and unseen
of every earthly and heavenly scene.
Angelic hosts their great praises render
as creation appeared in all its splendour.

Its great Architect and Builder was God
and the streets of His creation He trod.
Climbing the steep path to Calvary's hill
His great Plan of Salvation to fulfil.

To build again the New Jerusalem
and fill its streets with children of Abraham
Building the Church each stone a living soul
each one born again and in Christ made whole


(additional background information is provided in the Poem's story box below)

Submitted: Monday, February 27, 2012
Edited: Sunday, February 3, 2013

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

Form:


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?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Hebrews 11: 8-10
By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going. By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger in a foreign country; he lived in tents, as did Isaac and Jacob, who were heirs with him of the same promise. For he was looking forward to the city with foundations, whose architect and builder is God.
All quotations ©NIV

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 Architect and Builder'

Comments about this poem (Today... 'Architect and Builder' by Roy Allen )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Caged Bird, Maya Angelou
  8. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  9. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
[Hata Bildir]