Easter

MOST glorious Lord of Lyfe! that, on this day,
Didst make Thy triumph over death and sin;
And, having harrowd hell, didst bring away
Captivity thence captive, us to win:
This joyous day, deare Lord, with joy begin;
And grant that we, for whom thou diddest dye,
Being with Thy deare blood clene washt from sin,
May live for ever in felicity!

And that Thy love we weighing worthily,
May likewise love Thee for the same againe;
And for Thy sake, that all lyke deare didst buy,
With love may one another entertayne!
   So let us love, deare Love, lyke as we ought,
   --Love is the lesson which the Lord us taught.

by Edmund Spenser

Comments (8)

Mmmmm,Juss love the dictions
Mmmmm,Juss love the dictions
What a great poem! Jesus is love. He paid the supreme sacrifice.
'Love' is one of the precious jewels God has gifted us. The whole humankind is surviving even today with this universal value. There is happiness in giving rather than taking. Let us take inspiration to love each other grasping the depth of it.
Everything the Lord has done for love to prevail in the world has to be cherished indeed for humankind to survive, sustain and succeed in noble ventures! Nice message!
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