Villanelle of Christ

Cross 02Great Redeemer is His name
Walked on earth so long ago
Age to age He’s still the same

Death and hell He overcame
Conquering the devilish foe
Great Redeemer is His name

Mighty men made weak and lame
Kings and kingdoms come and go
Age to age He’s still the same

Suffering guilt He bore my shame
Sin is washed as white as snow
Great Redeemer is His name

Earth will soon go up in flame
Yielding such an eerie glow
Age to age He’s still the same

“Come up hither,” He’ll exclaim
Angel, get your trumpet, blow
Great Redeemer is His name
Age to age He’s still the same

 

Written January 29, 2003
© 2017 Angela Umphers Rueger – All Rights Reserved
Photo courtesy of Pixabay

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6 thoughts on “Villanelle of Christ

  1. I’m so glad that He remains the same from one age to the next. It gives me such reassurance knowing that I can rely on Him and His great love for me.
    Thanks for sharing your heart and beautiful words with us!
    Blessings to you.

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