'TIS JUDGMENT DAY 
BY MARK BULLEN 
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 ‘TIS JUDGMENT DAY,  
0 DREADED DAY  
TO AVOID THIS MEETING,  
THERE WAS NO WAY  
 
‘TIS JUDGMENT DAY,  
IT SEEMS SO STRANGE  
THE THINGS THAT MATTER  
JUST REARRANGE  
  
WHAT SEEMED SO VITAL,  
I COULDN’T RESIST  
IN THIS GREAT DAY  
ARE JUST NOT MISSED  
 
THE PLEASURES OF SIN,  
THE WORLDLY FUN  
NOW SEEMS SO FOOLISH  
THAT IN THEM I’D RUN  
  
SO I GAINED THE WORLD,  
BUT LOST MY SOUL  
WHY DID I NOT  
MAKE HEAVEN MY GOAL?  
 
THAT WOMAN, THAT JOB,  
THAT CAR I MUST OWN  
NOT SOWING IN SPIRIT,  
BUT FLESH I HAVE SOWN   
 
UNFORGIVENESS AND HATE,  
BITTERNESS, PRIDE  
NOW ALL SEEM SO LITTLE,  
WHEN SEEN FROM THIS SIDE  
 
ON JUGMENT DAY,  
I STAND FACE TO FACE  
WITH GOD IN HIS GLORY  
TO DEAL WITH MY CASE  
 
MY RECORD OF LIFE  
WILL STARE ME DOWN  
FACING THE FACTS, 
NOT WEARING THE GOWN 
 
I’LL BE CAST OUT  
BOUND HAND AND FOOT  
TO THE LAKE OF FIRE,  
DARKNESS AND SOOT  
 
WHY DID I THINK  
GOD WOULDN’T CARE  
WOULD NOT CONDEMN ME  
WOULD LET ME IN THERE? 
 
I DIDN’T OBEY  
HIS WORD SO CLEAR  
I DIDN’T FOLLOW  
HIS SON SO DEAR  
 
I DID WHAT I PLEASED,  
WENT WHERE I WOULD  
I WALKED IN MY WAY  
WHENEVER I COULD  
 
PEOPLE WARNED ME,  
THEIR EXAMPLE I SAW  
BUT WANTED TO FOLLOW  
MY VERY OWN LAW 
 
I CONCEIVED A GOD  
WHO WITH ME DID AGREE  
LIKED WHAT I LIKED  
WOULD LET ME BE ME  
 
MY SELF-MADE GOD  
LIKED ME VERY WELL  
HE’D UNDERSTAND ME  
NOT SEND ME TO HELL  
 
BUT NOW AT JUDGMENT  
THE FOG HAS CLEARED  
I SEE MY CONSCIENCE  
BY SELF-WILL SEARED 
 
I TRULY KNEW BETTER,  
BUT WOULDN’T ADMIT  
I DEFENDED MY COURSE  
WITH “SANCTIFIED” GRIT  
 
NOW HELL IS BEFORE ME,  
ETERNITY BECKONS  
I’LL FEEL THE FLAME  
IN JUST A FEW SECONDS  
 
THOSE WHO WARNED ME  
HAVE GONE INTO GLORY  
O TO BE WITH THEM!  
TO REWRITE MY STORY!  
 
TO BE BACK ON EARTH,  
TO SERVE AND OBEY  
I’D GIVE ALL I HAD,  
I’D CHANGE ALL TODAY  
 
I’D DO WHAT I KNEW  
DOWN DEEP IN MY HEART  
I’D OBEY EVERY WORD  
RIGHT FROM THE START  
 
I’D CRUCIFY SELF,  
AMBITION AND PRIDE  
I’D JOIN THE TRUE SAINTS  
AND FIGHT BY THEIR SIDE  
 
BUT 0 ‘TIS LATE,  
‘TIS OVER FOR ME  
ALL HELL AND FIRE  
AND BLACKNESS I SEE  
 
WOE IS TO ME  
FOR I AM UNDONE  
NEVER AGAIN  
WILL I SEE THE SON  
 
WOE IS TO ME,  
ETERNITY WAITS  
AND MY WICKED SOUL  
JESUS NOW HATES  
 
 
  
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