"Triptych" as written by and Bryan Ferry....
Here the soil is barren
Here, nothing grows
But crosses
They, know not what they do
You, your forgiveness
Falls as dew
Nailed upon a wooden frame
Twisted yet unbroken
Open mounted a silent choir
Understood, unspoken
Never was there heard a sound
Until the heavens opened
Now the tide is turning
To other-wordly yearning
Through the sun's eclipse seems final
Surely he will rise again

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"Triptych" as written by Bryan Ferry

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    Song MeaningAnd without controversy great is the mystery of godliness:
    God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.

    [1 Timothy 3:16]

    Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead?

    But if there be no resurrection of the dead, then is Christ not risen:

    And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain.

    Yea, and we are found false witnesses of God; because we have testified of God that he raised up Christ: whom he raised not up, if so be that the dead rise not.

    For if the dead rise not, then is not Christ raised:

    And if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins.
    [1 Corinthians 15:12-17]
    NomadMonadon April 27, 2012   Link
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    General CommentStill no TRUE Roxy fans comment on this transcendent song?

    What gives?
    Is Christ not Lord and Savior?
    NomadMonadon May 17, 2013   Link

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