I Look At the Cross

I look at the cross, a Roman way,
Of punishing criminals of the day.
If this is so then tell me why,
An innocent Man is sentenced to die?

I look at the cross and I see proof,
Of God’s Word that’s full of truth,
Which foretold a long time back,
Of a day heartbreaking and dark.

I look at the cross and I wonder,
How can He endure the nails and thorns any longer?
It must take a lot of courage and strength,
I begin to say to myself.

I look at the cross and I see,
A love unselfish and so deep,
Which allowed my Lord endure patiently,
Knowing it will settle my debts entirely.

I look at the cross and I see a sign,
Telling me of why He is crucified,
But there’s more to it, I realize,
God’s begotten Son came to pay sin’s price.

I look at the cross and just like me,
A soldier is standing, looking closely,
Affirming that Jesus is truly God’s Son,
Of whom he had earlier made fun.

I look at the cross and I see a plan,
Of God’s relationship being restored with men.
I look at the cross and most importantly,
I see the Son of God crucified instead of me.

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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