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Crying on Friday by Raymond A. Foss

The tears, the living waters
the love of God
his pain in this moment
more than unbearable
the darkness descending
as Christ became the sacrifice

God descended as the son
yet in heaven as the father
crying on that Friday
for our disobedience
for the lamb upon the cross
tears in heaven
in his pain and suffering

Grace in that moment
if we did not otherwise believe
hope for life eternal
for all who would believe
but ever to be mindful
of what God did that day
sacrificing his loved one
that we would live today

July 15, 2010
Genesis 22:1-19
Abraham faithful in sacrificing
his first born son Isaac,
God providing substitute lamb;
Christ becoming the sacrificial lamb
with no substitution;
the pain of the Father on Good Friday
when his son died for us.
Hebrews 10:1-14
Christ was the one priest able to make
one sacrifice for all time
John 11:32-44
John 11:35
“Jesus wept” for his friend Lazarus,
though he knew he would rise
Jeremiah 31:15
Rachel crying for her children
who are no more

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