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Hast Thou No Scar? by Amy Carmichael

Hast thou no scar?
No hidden scar on foot, or side, or hand?
I hear thee sung as mighty in the land;
I hear them hail thy bright, ascendant star.
Hast thou no scar?

Hast thou no wound?
Yet I was wounded by the archers; spent,
Leaned Me against a tree to die; and rent
By ravening beasts that compassed Me, I swooned.
Hast thou no wound?

No wound? No scar?
Yet, as the Master shall the servant be,
And piercèd are the feet that follow Me.
But thine are whole; can he have followed far
Who hast no wound or scar?

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2 Responses to Hast Thou No Scar? by Amy Carmichael

  • james says:

    21st century religion in a nut shell: this is what demarks the visible & invisible body of Christ today. We are saturated by bloodless & gutless sermons that doesn't challenge our culture but pacifies it. "We who follow the Master from so far."

  • susan says:

    would be a true measure of our faith, of our love for the Master

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