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The Pain and the Agony

The Pain and the Agony The Pain and the Agony Jesus felt that day; It tortured His being; Death held no delay. Even to take a breath The pain was so extreme; The sins of us all, Crushed him beam to beam. The cross of the Romans; Built to inflict much pain. The pain of our sin-bearer Was suffered for our gain. Because He truly loves us, He was prepared to die. Stricken on the cross, Few heard His agonizing cry! The cross was one of victory— Victory over death, When Christ gave up the Spirit; Breathed His last breath. Satan in his ignorance Thought he’d finally won; Didn’t know this was just the beginning; New life would be given God's only Son. The Pain and the Agony; Blood was shed for you and me. This ultimate sacrifice God gave to set us free; Freedom from the bondage Of sin that Satan brought, Upon a sinless Eden, To bring us sin's onslaught. Copyright © 2012 Maureen LeFanue Featured in Maureen's book entitled, Easter Poems www.maureenlefanue.com

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  1. Date: 3/10/2012 8:48:00 PM
    this is the season to redall all He endured for us Maureen and u ghave penned it so eloquently luv.. I sang in our Chur choir an Easter Cantata with a song called Doon't Cry for me.. the words are so beautiful.. all about exactly as u wrot above luv..

  1. Date: 3/10/2012 9:19:00 AM
    So Very Well written and developed... Your passion for your subject surely showed thru. Wonderfful write.

  1. Date: 3/8/2012 6:17:00 AM
    Maureen; this just beautiful, perfect for this time. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla