Peterson), including lyrics below
beneath the yoke unyielding
hear the captive groan
his foe is wielding
to the shore
now is opening
in the night …
the son of Mary
as a lamb
could not control Him
laid it down
never hope to hold him
the story and hope of resurrection
my inability to do so – lack understanding, face death
of us are dying
is a terminal disease
(John writing, with roots in Isaiah)
of Israel’s sacrificial worship (Leviticus 14.13)
of Passover Lamb (2 Chronicles 30, 35)
the stump, generates new life
down life (shepherd lays down as “gate” for the sheep)
the prophet, “lamb led to slaughter” (Isaiah 53.7)
gospel introduces Jesus as
Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world”
him in his death
he laid it down”
lay down my life in order to take it up again.
18 No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own
accord. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it up again.
this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
laid down his life for us– and we ought to lay down our lives for one another.
for the future
about hope for the now?
does it mean to live now in the hope of resurrection?
by the hope of resurrection
and Lee Wetzel
treating the other as a “project” (Jesse’s teacher)
a “good investor”
lay our lives down in hope
here and now – for us to know the love of the one who laid his life down for us