The Last Day
Since before the world was born
You knew this day would come
One by one, they trickled by
Till finally, there was only one.
You stood at the edge of Heaven
Looking at your people in need
A Savior and Lord had to come
To teach, to heal, to bleed.
You knew the plight of your people
Only a perfect sacrifice would do
It was demanded by Your Father
You knew it had to be you.
As you watched from Heavenís gates
You knew that you had to leave
The time had come to reveal to man
The path to truly be free.
You knew the joy that would come
From healing the sick and the lame
You knew people would laud your arrival
But this was not your aim.
You also knew that You would be tempted
A foolish endeavor, but tried still
People would mock and curse your name
But you had to do your Fatherís will.
You knew that you would be betrayed
By one that you held dear
He kissed your face and took his silver
The time would soon be near.
Accusations and beatings followed
Your torment would get worse from there
They mocked you, beat you, spit on your face
And laughed as your flesh began to tear.
Your agony must have been enormous
When the cross was tied to your back
The pain must have been mounting
Yet strength You never did lack.
The soldiers would then drive iron nails
Into your precious hands and feet
Your cross would then be dropped in a hole
Your crucifixion was almost complete.
Your Father will turn His face away
From his only begotten Son.
A spear will pierce your side and heart
And You will say, ďIt is done.Ē
The tomb will not hold you long
You will rise on the third day
To proclaim to all who will believe
That you are the only way.
As I sit and wonder what You felt
And the thoughts You might have possessed
As I reflect on the pain you endured
And the love that you expressed.
You gave me life everlasting
You provided salvationís path
You are the Way, the Truth and the Life
You are the Answer to your Fatherís wrath.
Now I consider the end result
Itís so clear and easy to say
I was the one you were thinking about
As you stood in Heaven on the last day.
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