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The Deposition

The Deposition

The love God gives remains unbound.
Jesus of Nazareth came down. 
Everlasting, His love abounds.
 
Deliverer and Redeemer: crucified, He died. 
Eternal sacrifice, His perfect life tried. 
Painfully executed, giving no retort to their lies.
Omnipotent creator, teacher, and revelator
Righteous, He lived, and died; over sin the victor. 
Incomprehensible pain He, for us bore. 
Two women, Mary, His mother, and Mary Magdalene
Inconceivable how perfect love and wisdom fomented.  
Overcome with grief, Nicodemus and more lamented.
Never ending love, on the third day Jesus the Christ, alive presented.

© Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
December 5, 2009

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009




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Date: 12/6/2009 10:40:00 AM
Blessings to you for sharing this message of faith with us. Your faith shines through your words with this poem. Best wishes with your upcoming surgery. My thoughts and prayers go with your. Karen
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Date: 12/6/2009 6:23:00 AM
Wonderful Acrostic to a wonderful sculpture. Good luck in Raul's contest >> James
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Date: 12/6/2009 1:34:00 AM
It is nice to find your faith still shines in the magic of verse. I pray you will find him constant to the desires of your heart.
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Date: 12/5/2009 11:46:00 AM
A beautiful poem, Dane Ann. I expected nothing less from you... add to that the Deposition ... and the Acrostic form. A Beautiful poem ,Dane Ann. Thank you
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Date: 12/5/2009 11:43:00 AM
Your believes show so well in this masterpiece of verses..excellent writing,indeed one of the best writings i ve read today, and going to my favs--Charma:)
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Date: 12/5/2009 11:30:00 AM
Not only God's love, but YOUR love as well abounds in this spiritually uplifting poem, dear friend. You have moved me greatly with your brilliant interpretation of The Deposition. God bless you and keep your faith as strong as it is today throughout your life. A masterpiece that goes to my favorites! Much love, Carolyn
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