My Lord will come to earth again
And have a judgment date for men.
The dead will rise:
Some to the skies
And some to face
Their full disgrace.
With joy and fear I wait the date
When all repentance is too late.
My terror's fled,
For Jesus bled
To kill my sin.
He'll let me in.
But Oh, the agony and gall
For those who scorned the Lord of all!
Their fate is sealed,
Their guilt revealed.
They face their doom.
...since indeed God considers it just to repay with affliction those who afflict you, and to grant relief to you who are afflicted as well as to us, when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels in flaming fire, inflicting vengeance on those who do not know God and on those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
--2 Thessalonians 1:6-8 ESV
Written in 2007.
Poem and photo ©2009 James L. Swindle. Non-profit printing of up to 100 copies is permitted with this notice.