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Double Crossed

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a joyful crowd lined the way

along the busy streets;

no one guessed, no one knew,

that he would be dead,

nailed to a cross,

before the end of day.

a carpet of palm leaves

strewed the path

while the people laughed and cheered.

(how easily are they swayed?)

tricked, trapped, betrayed,

his spotless life exchanged

for that of a common criminal,

scourged, cursed by his people,

he bowed to the will of his father

to bring us his message of love

on that hill named golgotha.

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©Denise G Allen, 09 September 2014 07:06


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The Sacrifice

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The Sacrifice

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Three crosses on a misty hill

~ Golgotha’s skull ~

Calvary shouted out His bravery,

His blood spate heaven’s gate;

He was the key for you and me,

Conquered death on our behalf,

We can never respond enough

To His unending love.

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©Denise G Allen, 06 March 2014 06:59