Friday, October 15, 2010
Mystery of Death
Death where is your sting?
"O unhappy man! Condemned to draw thy breath in this gruesome body of death."
Pia Desideria, Hermann Hugo, Antwerp, 1659.
"Snuff out the lamp of the wicked, tear him from the security of his tent and march him off to the prince of terrors." (Bible)
"But a Maskil of Ethan asks: What man can live and not see death, or save himself from the power of the grave?" (Psalm)