das wandern

let me continue in peace, and (stop) wander(ing)!

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now if Christ is
preached, that he has been raised from the dead, how do some among you
say that there is no resurrection of the dead?

but if there is no resurrection of the dead, not even Christ has been raised;
and if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is vain, your
faith also is vain.

moreover we are even found to be false witnesses of
God, because we testified against God that he raised Christ, whom he
did not raise, if in fact the dead are not raised.

for if the dead are not raised, not even Christ has been raised. and if Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless; you are still in your sins. then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. if we have hoped in Christ in this life only, we are of all men most to be pitied. 

but now Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep.


high noon in the valley of the shadow
when the deep of the valley was bright
when the mouth of the tomb shouted,
“glory, the groom is alive”
so long, you wages of sin: go on,
don’t you come back again
i’ve been raised and redeemed;
you’ve lost all your sting
to the victor of the battle at
high noon in the valley
in the valley of the shadow

and the demons, they danced in the darkness
when that last ragged breath left his lungs
and they reveled and howled
at the war that they thought they had won

but then, in the dark of the grave
the stone rolled away
in the still of the dawn on the greatest of days

high noon in the valley of the shadow
when the shadows were shot through with light  
when Jesus took in that breath
and shattered all death with his life
be gone, you wages of sin
go on, don’t you come back again
i’ve been raised and redeemed
you’ve lost all your sting
to the victor of the battle
high noon in the valley of the shadow

let the people rejoice
let the heavens resound
let the name of Jesus, who sought us
and freed us forever ring out

all praise to the fighter of the night
who rides on the light
whose gun is the grace of the God of the sky

high noon in the valley of the shadow
when the shadows were shot through with light
when the mouth of the tomb
shouted, “Glory, the Groom is alive”
be gone, you wages of sin
go on, don’t you come back again
i’ve been raised and redeemed
all praise to the king
the victor of the battle
high noon in the valley
in the valley of the shadow


now i say this, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the
kingdom of God; nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.

behold, i tell you a mystery; we will not all sleep, but we will all be changed, in
a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet; for the
trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we
will be changed.

for this perishable must put on the imperishable, and this mortal must put on immortality. but
when this perishable will have put on the imperishable, and this mortal
will have put on immortality, then will come about the saying that is
written, “death is swallowed up in victory. o death, where is your victory? o death, where is your sting?”

the sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law; but thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

therefore,
my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the
work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.

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Written by knsayres

June 30, 2006 at 5:07 pm

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  1. thanks. i needed that.

    Anonymous

    June 30, 2006 at 8:42 pm

  2. i think you’re incredible. most of all,Christ in you.

    ThaiYourShoes

    June 30, 2006 at 11:00 pm

  3. amen sister… amen.

    bradmoore310

    July 1, 2006 at 12:23 am

  4. I’ve been listening to that song a lot lately. It’s a good one. We need to be reminded of this often. It’s a beautiful truth.

    mbnewman

    July 1, 2006 at 12:57 am

  5. not just amen, i said ayyymen.

    sweetsavior

    July 1, 2006 at 2:50 am

  6. i got chills when i read your poem…..thank you 🙂

    capo_on_three

    July 1, 2006 at 11:49 pm


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