Christ Jesus, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited, but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, being born in human likeness.

Philippians 2:6-7


This wondrous gift, Divine Kenosis, 
Jesus emptying himself of
His divine nature for us.
No greater love, surely,
Could ever be shown,
Until it was - 
In his death
On the

Exalted him,
And so must we.
Thanking him always,
Praising his holy name,
Emptying ourselves for him,
By loving God with all our heart,
And sharing his love with all our world.

4 thoughts on “Kenosis

      1. It reminded me of my favorite poet, Dylan Thomas. He had a long poem that were shaped the same way, though I don’t think it was intentionally a chalice shape for him (though he was Catholic).

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