THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Friday, March 2, 2012
Feast of Chad, Abbot of Lastingham, Bishop of Lichfield, Missionary, 672

Earth breaks up, time drops away,
In flows heaven, with its new day
Of endless life, when He who trod,
Very man and very God,
This earth in weakness, shame and pain,
Dying the death whose signs remain
Up yonder on the accursed tree,—
Shall come again, no more to be
Of captivity the thrall,
But the one God, All in all,
King of kings, Lord of lords,
As His servant John received the words,
“I died, and live for evermore!”
... Robert Browning (1812-1889), The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Browning, Macmillan, 1912, p. 420 (see the book; see also Isa. 65:17; 66:22; Heb. 7:23-24; Rev. 1:17-18; more at Cross, Death, Earth, Eternal life, God, Heaven, King, Man, Shame)

 
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