19 January 2020 – Epiphany 2A (COCU 10A)

(John 1:29-42)
The sin of the world,
our demand for sacrifice,
violence and death.

The sins of the world,
that list of moral failings
by which I judge you.

Jesus, Lamb of God,
not the sacrifice some say
demanded by God.

Jesus never was
our get-out-of-jail-free card,
we have made him such.
        Jeff Shrowder, 2020
(With thanks to Andrew Prior)
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