Thursday, April 06, 2006

Prayer in Praise of Christ

Born as a son,
led forth as a lamb,
sacrificed as a sheep,
buried as a man,
he rose from the dead as a God,
for he was by nature God and man.

He is all things:
he judges, and so he is Law;
he teaches, and so he is Wisdom;
he saves, and so he is Grace;
he begets, and so he is Father;
he is begotten, and so he is Son;
he suffers, and so he is Sacrifice;
he is buried, and so he is man;
he rises again, and so he is God;
This is Jesus Christ,
to whom belongs glory for all ages.

Written by Saint Melito of Sardis

2 comments:

X-Evolutionist said...

Hi!

That is a great essay! Thanks for posting that.

X

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Godzheart said...

That about sums up everything about Jesus.

Nice one.