Abossey Allotey


If Christ Be Died Not - Poem by Abossey Allotey

If Christ be died not
Then is my life but naught.
What miserable soul be I?
Hopeless, Hopeless, Hopeless I sigh.

If Christ be died not
Then in futility have we sought,
And vanity have we got;
Then mum's diffused into thin air:
My love, my joy in the devil's care,
And on earth do walk we in despair.

If Christ be died not
Then know i no aught
Of no man but melting pot.
If His soul be left in hell,
What shall the many we tell
Who have our homily believed
And for which sake are many bereaved?
But no - no man owe we pangs of conscience.
Glory and Honor and Power
Be God, who in earth's lower
(That death may not us devour)
Gave the triumph to this hour.
Praise the Lord - Halleluiah.

Topic(s) of this poem: salvation

Form: Ode


Comments about If Christ Be Died Not by Abossey Allotey

  • (1/2/2016 4:47:00 PM)

    A powerful conviction of comprehension and faith. #10 (Report)Reply

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  • Spock The Vegan (12/2/2015 7:52:00 PM)

    Very thought provoking poem....10 (Report)Reply

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  • Sofia Kioroglou (9/21/2015 10:23:00 AM)

    Sublime! Thank you for sharing your work! I love it! (Report)Reply

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  • Joseph Dela Sulh (losembe) (7/29/2015 7:04:00 AM)

    Glory, power and honor to Almighty God. I love it (Report)Reply

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  • Phillip Joshua Jimenez (7/28/2015 2:00:00 AM)

    Indeed, if Christ didn't come to die, we are utterly hopeless and absolutely far from salvation. Praise be to God for His amazing grace and wonderful mercies! - Shim'onai (Report)Reply

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  • Thomas Case (7/22/2015 10:33:00 AM)

    Wonderful poem, hope springs eternal. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/18/2015 5:52:00 AM)

    Amen! ! Frnd a great poem (Report)Reply

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  • Jude Lavu (7/16/2015 2:06:00 PM)

    Great use of rhyme. I am an ardent fan. Keep up the good work. nice poetry (Report)Reply

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  • Corazone Aquino (7/16/2015 6:46:00 AM)

    ' in futility have we sought.. and vanity have we got..
    I love this here most. It spreads well Allotey.
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  • Charity Nduhiu (7/16/2015 4:30:00 AM)

    Amen alleluiah. He had to conquer death for our salvation. Thank you Allotey (Report)Reply

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  • Sj Holland (6/23/2015 12:44:00 PM)

    This is a lovely poem of faith and conviction. I like your style in this one, the reverse thought process. These are my fav lines: ....If Christ be died not....Then mum's diffused into thin air: ....And on earth do walk we in despair. I enjoy writing poetry like that; the verb before the noun or pronoun. I enjoyed the whole message in this poetic testimony. (Report)Reply

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  • Hazel Durham (6/19/2015 5:34:00 AM)

    Christ has saved us all with his humanity and love that reaches out to everybody he is the light in a world of darkness!
    Beautiful write!
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  • Amitava Sur (6/9/2015 9:24:00 PM)

    Very nice poem with a spiritual devotion and belief. But frankly, I cannot agree with the cruelty what happened with Jesus. With a rational mind I cannot digest the happening, the savagery with such a holy man. My heart always cries for him. I consider him as a man only, BUT WITH BEST OF PURITY AND SIMPLICITY, finest human being.

    Read my poem O' my loving Jesus
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    (6/10/2015 12:50:00 PM)

    You are right: Jesus was finest, but actually he wouldn't permit to be compared with another such as using comparative terms; he was man to be able to take the place of man in sin and death so that those who believe on him will not perish. He was the son of God, savior of the world both believing and unbelieving.

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  • Ramesh Rai (6/6/2015 6:56:00 AM)

    We may think whatever we like. Love your spiritual unfoldment. (Report)Reply

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  • Queeny Gona (6/6/2015 1:26:00 AM)

    For God so loved the world that he sent HIS only son on to the earth and whomsoever believes in HIM shall not perish but have eternal LIFE!

    HE loved us to the extent of shedding his blood for our sins and is risen to prepare/set place for us in heaven.
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  • (6/5/2015 11:15:00 AM)

    and is risen. Christ lives, died but lives again. amen! (Report)Reply

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  • (6/5/2015 11:15:00 AM)

    And is RIsen! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 1 (Report)Reply

    (6/6/2015 11:08:00 AM)

    and will die no more

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  • Patricia Grantham (6/2/2015 5:51:00 AM)

    So beautifully written and spiritually uplifting. Your words
    rings so true. A healing balm to the senses.
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    (6/6/2015 11:09:00 AM)

    we bless God, may it heal the hearts and minds of the troubled, and doubtful. in Jesus name

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  • Shania K. Younce (5/30/2015 1:47:00 PM)

    I like this poem a lot. I think it is deep and soulful. Bien! (Report)Reply

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  • (5/30/2015 12:19:00 PM)

    Nice one with a wonderful message. (Report)Reply

    (6/6/2015 11:10:00 AM)

    we bless God

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 2, 2015



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