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Sunday, April 13, 2014

The Christ of Calvary – A Poem by Annie Johnson Flint


So often when I’m at a lack of what to post, or when I want something particularly special I fall back on my dear friend Annie.  Her poems speak to me over and over without fail.

Colossians 1:20-22  And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself; by him, I say, whether they be things in earth, or things in heaven.  And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled  In the body of his flesh through death…

The Christ of Calvary

Christ does not save men by His life,
Though that was holy, sinless, pure;
Nor even by His tender love,
Though that forever shall endure.

He does not save them by His throne,
Though it shall never pass away;
Nor by His vast creative power
That holds the elements in sway…

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