With arms open wide, Jesus suffered and died;

And not one word of revenge did He speak.

With His flesh torn apart, we remained in His heart;

He kept silent and turned the other cheek.

And while He hung on that cross, we remained on His mind.

He bore the sins of the world for mankind.

He knew what He had to do, to redeem me and you;

He paid a ransom that withstands the test of time.

The soldiers spit in His face and pierced His side.

Then, they led Him before their kings, to be tried.

When they told Him to speak, He kept silent and meek

Because He knew it was God's will that He die.

And when He hung on that cross, we remained on His mind.

He bore the sins of the world for mankind.

He knew what He had to do, to redeem me an you;

He paid a ransom that withstands the test of time.

© 2011 by Vickie Lambdin

 

Poetry by Vickie Lambdin Treasured Thoughts Vickie is a Heavenly Inspirations Author. This poem may be used in its entirety, with credits in tact, for non-profit ministering purposes.