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Making Christ Sin by Raymond A. Foss

The pure light of transfiguration
brighter than the sun
washed cleaner
than human hands can wash
Christ on the mountain,
shimmering with light

God fulfilling the scriptures
the cup of our salvation
the bitter cup in the garden
taken to his lips
God making Christ sin
though he was unblemished

Only in this offering
our sins transferred to the lamb
God able to seal the break
since the fall of Man.
Christ alone, the risen Lord
able to make us all
right once more with God

February 25, 2010
2 Corinthians 5:21
Luke 22:39-46
Matthew 26:35-45
Matthew 26:39
“And he went a little further, and fell on his face,
and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible,
let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will,
but as thou wilt”. (KJV)

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