Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Pentecost Sunday)

PENTECOST FIRE
(Acts 2: 1-21)

A

new

kind of

fire, and

new speech

brought to voice:

words that are flames

through walls that divide;

language that’s praise sung

in harmonies of the Spirit;

inclusive vocabulary of love.

Drink deep the new wine of

freedom, all slaves. Dream

as equals, world’s sons and

daughters. See the visions

of the kingdom of peace.

Wherever wind blows

 the Spirit will flow:

the fire that

quenches

our

thirst

for

God’s love.

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4 thoughts on “Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Pentecost Sunday)

  1. Kathy Toivanen says:

    Thanks Andrew…I’m going to include this in our Pentecost worship on Sunday!

  2. Janet Davidson says:

    Andrew, may I use this as part of our service this Sunday?

    • Andy King says:

      I am honoured by your request. My poems are available for use along with an author credit and (if printed and if possible) a link back to my blog. (This poem, by the way, maintains its shape when copied and pasted into a Word document.)
      Thanks for visiting! God bless you and your congregation!

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