He Thought You Were Worth It

August 25, 2013

Slowly, with purpose

He walked through the streets

Each step He was taking

Your life He could see

 

Breathing in pain

Sores on His back

He suffered the shame

But His heart was intact

 

He knew that His mission

It must be fulfilled

There was no other way

Except Calvary’s hill

 

Looking at faces

His mind must have swirled

He kept the joy before Him

Of saving the world

 

Strong and determined

As His life blood poured out

He knew it was worth it

He ignored hell’s loud shout

 

As He hung on the cross

He gave out a cry

As He paid for our sins

Tears streamed from His eyes

 

Love kept Him there

We’ll never know

How bad was His suffering

The three days He was gone

 

Paying our penalty

As He hung on the cross

He knew what it took

To redeem all the lost

 

So now it’s our choice

To believe and receive

The beautiful gift

For which He did bleed

 

copyright  2013  Jean Chamblee

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