On this Easter Saturday as we live between the Crucifixion and the Resurrection, I would like to share a poem written by Jeffrey Martin that reflects on the sacrifice of Christ.
I thought about a man one day
Who hung upon a cross
Of the Life he gave for all of us
So we forfeited the loss.
How he walked among the people
Just as any man can do
But how the lives he touched so much
I mean of people like you & you & you
His life he gave so freely
Just like a dove upon the wing
For a message of Hope & Faithfulness
Of a new covenant he'd bring
For the Parables, they speak to us
Like the sower seeding corn
Of the Faith he laid before us
Before the day that we were born.
The Bible holds much knowledge
The truth is cased within
Redemption lies before us
To atone for any sin
For Jesus he wants disciples
To spread the goodly word
To take the message of Christ himself
Into this Sleeping world.
For life it throws up challenges
Each day into our path
And only steadfast faithfulness
Can stand this awful wrath
But of all things we must remember
No matter what our Loss
Is the sacrifice made for us
By our Saviour on the cross.