Re: Easter

From: psiigii (
Date: Sat Apr 14 2001 - 22:28:15 EDT

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    Sounds like Carson may have had two passages in mind as he wrote this:

    "For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on
    earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities
    or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him. And He is
    before all things, and in Him all things consist." (Col. 1:16-17)

    "And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the
    glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth." (John

    Reflecting on Carson's insightful words and the Word of Life, Whom we
    "Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, who, being in the
    form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, but made
    Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in
    the likeness of men. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled
    Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the
    cross. Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name
    which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow,
    of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, and
    that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of
    God the Father." (Phil. 2:5-8)


    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Robert Miller" <>
    To: <>
    Sent: Saturday, April 14, 2001 12:54 AM
    Subject: Easter

    > I thought you might like to take a break from the discourse and enjoy D.
    > Carson's poetry. It is not only relevant to the season but to the list.
    > I understand that matter can be changed to energy.
    > That maths can integrate the complex quantum jumps
    > That must relate the fusion of the stars to history's page.
    > I understand that God in every age is Lord of all;
    > That matter can't dictate.
    > That stars and quarks and all things intricate perform
    > His word.
    > Including fool and sage.
    > But to know God is not to know like God
    > And science is a quest in infancy.
    > Still more;
    > Transcendance took on flesh and blood.
    > I do not understand how this can be.
    > The more my mind is stretched to understand
    > The more I learn the finitude of man.

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