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The Passion

The Passion They called it “The Passion”— His passion for lost souls; Crucified and murdered For so called religious goals. Christ’s passion for the hurting, Tempest-tossed soul; Sacrificed His earthly life; Man’s eternity His goal. Chorus The Passion and the cross Is a story to be told, Until this world ends And judgment unfolds. A carpenter turned preacher With no sword in hand Was led to His death By Judas’ evil band. Taken in the evening From Gethsemane’s garden; Hung from a cross That we may be pardoned. To be cruelly beaten Without human reason; Mocked and spat on In a prophetic season. Made to wearily carry His instrument of death; A heavy wooden cross; Laboring for breath. Crucified with wood and nails, The objects of His trade, Because He preached His Father’s love; His Passion was forbade. Copyright © Maureen LeFanue 2012 Featured in my Easter Poem’s Book published 2012 www.maureenlefanue.com

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  1. Date: 4/6/2012 1:20:00 AM
    One of your very best, Maureen....goosebumps hearing it the way the spirit spoke this one to you....a blessed easter. Love, Gwendolen

  1. Date: 4/5/2012 8:26:00 PM
    Mureen, thanks for the reminder,, for He loves us all,, he traded himself for us.. happy Easter, always..pd

  1. Date: 4/5/2012 9:28:00 AM
    An excellent portrayal of Christ's passion. I really like where you point out that Jesus was crucified with the "objects of his trade". That's something I never thought about before. Love, Kim