Black Poetry : Christology...in remembrance of HIM

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  1. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    looking down upon the shadow before me;
    trudging steadfastly towards the hill;
    sweat stinging my wounds inflicted by
    splinters makes the journey unbearable;

    it's difficult to see through sacrifices
    pouring into my eyes from the razor sharp
    crown, back bending from the weight of the
    beam and yet, my spirit is still intact...

    I must complete this walk, the path laid
    out before me for I know that with each
    step, another generation is redeemed;

    harsh words shouted at me, cutting and
    tearing at my heart, (little do they
    know this is done for their protection.)

    I reach the conclusion, collapsing from
    pure exhaustion, thinking the path is
    complete yet the task is undone; my
    journey will end when the debt is paid;

    the score of blind rage, tearing at me
    like rabid dogs hunting me like a lamb
    that strayed from the pack (little do
    they realize, my stray was by choice)

    could they not see the unblemished coat?
    white and pure like the driven snow could
    they not see that others like me were the
    scapegoats for their incredulous activities?

    I, sinless and innocent, against the hunters,
    led by their master, the ruler of pestilence
    and sin with his Trinity of Iniquities
    laughing from below;

    I rest as they drive hardened hearts
    into my left wrists, hatred into my right,
    lust and desire into my feet, then pierce
    my side with surgical sharp doubt;

    arrogance, greed, rejection, perversion, corruption,
    addiction, piercing my head, reminding me of why I
    stand on bent knees upon this pole of resolution
    watching the title paced upon my head
    "THE KING OF THE JEWS"

    I, Adam, last Adam, Alpha and Omega, Bread of
    Life, Good Shepherd, Lamb of God, Lord of Glory,
    Emmanuel, Son of Man, Seed of Abraham, Savior,
    Holy One Of God can rest upon the weight of my
    chore and look to the sky to proclaim,

    "FORGIVE THEM FATHER, FOR THEY KNOW NOT WHAT THEY DO..."

    the debt is paid, yet, the journey continues...
     
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    watching and listening...

    ...i see. coz you just carved out, from the throes of blood-letting, a masterful work. let he who wields a wicked heart, recognize. let him who slash with the blade of hatred, still his soul. let all who read these words, acknowledge its worth...

    you continually impress me, dnommo.

    THANKS FOR THE WORDS, POET.
     
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    baller, my brother scribe of wisdom...

    thanks for the read. just remembering all that HE has done fro me....
     
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    thanks for this...

    ~flood gates opening~

    8th!
     
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    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks boo...wish i was there to wipe the tears although i know they are of joy...

    ***reflection***
     
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    From judgement hall to judgement hall, he was led as a sheep to the slaughter, yet he opened not his mouth.
    Nailed to the cross and being lifted up, he wasn't simply looking at his persecuters and mourners, but he was looking through the portals of time, peering into the future, he saw me, he saw you, and he said for this generation and for generations to come, I lay down my life that all may be redeemed. They think they killed me, but I was born to die, I was born to bear man's punishment, I was born to be the ultimate sacrifice, now I die to set them free from the bondage of sin and death and birth them into everlasting life...


    Thanks Dnommo for sharing this one.

    Peace
    Bishop
     
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    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Matthew 26:59-64

    Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put Him to death. They did not find any, even though many false witnesses came forward. But later on two came forward, and said, "This man stated, 'I am able to destroy the temple of God and to rebuild it in three days.' " The high priest stood up and said to Him, "Do You not answer? What is it that these men are testifying against You?" But Jesus kept silent. And the high priest said to Him, "I adjure You by the living God, that You tell us whether You are the Christ, the Son of God." Jesus *said to him, "You have said it yourself; nevertheless I tell you, hereafter you will see THE SON OF MAN SITTING AT THE RIGHT HAND OF POWER, and COMING ON THE CLOUDS OF HEAVEN."

    thanks for the read Bishop...
     
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    I feel my help coming on!!!

    Father into thy hands I commend my spirit, at that point the veil in the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom, signifying the barrier between God and man had been taken away. Man no longer needed a mediator, but now we can come boldly before the throne of grace. Yet now Christ has to descend in the lower parts of the earth to preach the salvation to those who had gone on, in doing this he changed the place of paradise and led captivity captive and on the third day emerged victorious having the keys of death, hell and the grave, and proclaiming that all power is given unto me in Heaven and in the earth.


    dnommo, you started something here.....
     
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    Matthew 28:1-10
    Now after the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to look at the grave. And behold, a severe earthquake had occurred, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled away the stone and sat upon it. And his appearance was like lightning, and his clothing as white as snow. The guards shook for fear of him and became like dead men. The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid; for I know that you are looking for Jesus who has been crucified.
    "He is not here, for He has risen, just as He said. Come, see the place where He was lying. "Go quickly and tell His disciples that He has risen from the dead; and behold, He is going ahead of you into Galilee, there you will see Him; behold, I have told you." And they left the tomb quickly with fear and great joy and ran to report it to His disciples. And behold, Jesus met them and greeted them. And they came up and took hold of His feet and worshiped Him. Then Jesus *said to them, "Do not be afraid; go and take word to My brethren to leave for Galilee, and there they will see Me."


    i think you started something Bishop sir....
     
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    Acknowledging

    Sitting back, watching and listening intently on the message that is presented before me.
     
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