You traveled so far, You gave up so much for the sake of my soul You came. Of the truths and mercies of Your love there have never been such. My heart has been cleaned, my sins erased, and my soul saved; I'll never be the same. Lonely and abandoned, the Evil One found me lying on the ground offering me his ways, his pleasures, giving me all of his lies and emptiness. Before long, my pain began to increase; his temptations never had been sound.
I had given in, made a way for more hurt, more guilt, more corruption and wickedness. At the climax of my misery, the Evil One threw me over to his lions who were ravng with hunger. I could feel their teeth sinking into my skin, my veins being clawed at, my heart about to stop, unable to hold on much longer.
But there above me shone a light, no, stood a light: for it was the figure of a man. With what strength I had left, I peered through my eyelids to behold this light, a brilliance found nowhere in this dark and dreary land. As the lions continued ripping my skin apart and clawing at me in a furious rage, I lied there on the ground: a poor helpless beggar with an outstretched hand reaching for this man, this man Who could save me.
He already had His hands stretched out to me with what appeared to be a hole in each one, how could it be?
With might and power, at the motion of His hand, the lions stopped and were still; their lives seemed to be leaving them, I looked on with amazement as they were now lifeless and empty, having once been filled.
With loving eyes, and a heart full of tenderness for me, this man, Jesus Christ, lifted me up and I instantly became cleaned of my wounds, renewed, healed, restored...
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