Continuing on the Easter theme; I wanted to share a song that I have listened to several times over the past few weeks. In fact, it was one of the songs played during communion on Easter Sunday at our church. For me, it is very emotional and convicting. How often do we think about the things that we do which caused the need for a Savior? How often do we reflect on what Jesus actually went through before and on the cross… for us?
“This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.” 1 John 4:9-10
Thankfully, the story does not end at the cross! But, there are plenty of times that I need to be reminded that I needed and still need a Savior.
“On My Cross” by: FFH
[The following link is a more graphic video with scenes taken from the movie “The Passion”]
How wide is Your love
That You would stretch Your arms
And go around the world
And why for me would a Savior’s cry be heard
I don’t know
Why You went where I was meant to go
I don’t know
Why You love me so
Those were my nails
That was my crown
That pierced Your hands and Your brow
Those were my thorns
Those were my scorns
Those were my tears that fell down
And just as You said it would be
You did it all for me
After You counted the cost
You took my shame, my blame
On my cross
How deep is Your grace
That you could see my need
And chose to take my place
And then for me, these words I’d hear You say
Forgive them for they know not what they do
I will go
Because I love them so
Beautiful Ally. After Mom and I got saved; when I was in Elementary school, she began establishing 3 hours of quiet time for prayer and Bible reading on Good Friday. I still use that time to think over Jesus’ journey to and time on the cross. Our Pastor taught that she weekly will take quiet time and “see” his journey in her mind. It’s harder to sin when your mind is constantly on the cost.
i love this song!