10 little Christians

POEM OF THE DAY …
10 little Christians standing in line, 1 disliked the preacher, then there were 9.
9 little Christians stayed up very late, 1 over slept Sunday, now there were 8.
8 little Christians on their way to Heaven, 1 took the low road and then there were 7.
7 little Christians chirping like chicks, 1 disliked the music, then there were 6.
6 little Christians seemed very much alive, but one lost his interest then there was 5.
5 little Christians pulling for Heaven’s shore, but one stopped to rest, then there were 4.
4 little Christians each busy as a bee, 1 got his feelings hurt, then there were 3.
3 little Christians knew not what to do, 1 up and joined the “sporty crowd”, now they’re down to 2.
2 little Christians, our rhyme is nearly done, differed with each other, then there was 1.

1 little Christian can’t do much ‘tis true, but he brought his friend to bible study then there was 2.
2 earnest Christians, each won one more. That doubled the number then there were 4.
4 sincere Christians worked early and late. Each won another then there were 8.
8 splendid Christians if they doubled as before, in only 7 Sundays, we’d have 1,024!

In this little jingle, there is a lesson true, you either belong to the building, or the wrecking crew!

Author is anonymous or unknown. Thanks for the share to FB friend and colleague, Kim Hagedorn!
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