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Before His Feet Were Pierced
by Virginia Ganskie
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Before His Feet Were Pierced

~How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!

~Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing!

How tiny His holy feet were when He was born. He came from Heaven where He is adored down to this dark world. Emmanuel, God with us is Jesus.

Born King of the Jews, yet He humbled Himself to take on the form of man, born in a feeding trough.

As we think of those precious feet of Jesus we see them first carrying Him coming from Egypt back to Nazareth, drawn by God the Father to fulfill His mission of love.

Embarking on His public ministry, those blessed feet brought Him to John the Baptist. In awe and adoration, the humble John cries “Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world”! Oh, behold Him, for there is no spot in Him! Perfectly holy and harmless is He! Guided by His Heavenly Father, those feet carried Him north to the Sea of Galilee where He would reach out the most during His three and one half years of being in public.

Those feet carried Him through dusty Palestine, up into the hills, down to the sea, out into the wilderness bringing His message of perfect love to sinners, the outcasts, the sick and the dying. Those feet carried Him to a tomb to raise the dead. Those feet carried Him to teach the message of God’s perfect love and hope for the desperate, to set the captive free and to promise everlasting life to those who would receive Him. Those feet walked on water.

It was a woman who recognized the value of the holy feet of Jesus. Adoring His beautiful Character, she must express her adoration in any way that she could. Breaking the perfume over His beautiful feet, she washed them with her tears and dried them with her hair.

Oh, the fragrance of that one act to our beautiful Saviour! How it gave Him the courage to continue on to fulfill the last part of His earthly mission.

As we travel with Him during those final hours we see those feet carry Him to the Garden of Gethsemane where His struggle was so fierce. No mortal man can understand the agony He went through in that Garden! He went through the struggle for you, dear reader; He went through the struggle for me.

As His earthly life comes to a close, His feet carried Him up the bloodstained path to Calvary. That path was covered with our precious Jesus’ blood. We follow the Lamb of God up the hill Golgotha. Finally, as He offers His perfect Soul as a ransom for our sins, we see the nail go through those beautiful feet.

Fixed in agony and bleeding, those precious feet were nailed to the cross until He died.

~They pierced My hands and My feet~

© Virginia Ganskie, 2006

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Linda Wright 15 Nov 2006
Virginia, I've been reading several of your articles. They are so touching and beautiful. But I believe this is my favorite so far. It is so well written. Thanks for your comments, for I never would have found you otherwise. Linda
David&Dee Jobes 11 Apr 2006
Yes, His Precious Holy Feet graced the earth over 2000 yrs ago!!! "An awesome anointed piece sharing the accounts of Jesus Life journey and Sacrificial Love to The Cross!!!!" With Jesus Love, Dee "Numbers 6:24,25,26"
Gloria Laroza T. 10 Apr 2006
Virginia, this is a very touching and descriptive account of Jesus Christ's sufferings as we remember how His feet were pierced -the same feet that walked with us to the Light, each step leading us to the Way of salvation-the same feet that leads us to victory. I want to follow His footprints, so help me God! Thank you for sharing this annointed and well-written piece. Blessings, Gloria


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