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"Seven Stanzas at Easter"

Make no mistake: if he rose at all
It was as His body;
If the cell’s dissolution did not reverse, the molecule reknit,
The amino acids rekindle, 204 more words

God

Unconventional Easter Poetry

This should probably have been posted yesterday, except that yesterday I didn’t remember it existed. I’ve since been reminded, and I think it’s fantastic. And, fortunately, He’s still risen today! 236 more words

Father Creator Redeemer Life-breather

Updike, "Seven Stanzas at Easter"

Make no mistake: if he rose at all
It was as His body;
If the cell’s dissolution did not reverse, the molecule reknit,
The amino acids rekindle,

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Poetry

'Seven Stanzas at Easter' by John Updike

Make no mistake: if He rose at all

it was as His body;

if the cells’ dissolution did not reverse, the molecules

reknit, the amino acids rekindle, 209 more words

Interesting

"Seven Stanzas at Easter"

Make no mistake: if he rose at all
It was as His body;
If the cell’s dissolution did not reverse, the molecule reknit,
The amino acids rekindle, 206 more words

Theology

Seven Stanzas At Easter

“Seven Stanzas At Eater”, is without a doubt one of my favorite poems.  It speaks to the physical reality that was Jesus on the cross; “His flesh: ours”.  345 more words

The Lighter Side of Eastertide

I never got around to posting John Updike’s Seven Stanzas at Easter this year.  It’s an eloquent and easy way to make clear that I believe in the real, physical resurrection of Christ – not a spiritual or metaphorical resurrection, not Jesus living on in the memories of his followers.  109 more words

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