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Grieving the Creator by Raymond A. Foss

The sacrifice of Christ
in that moment real
the descent from heaven
going to the cross for us

Grieving the creator
our sin a stain
marking us ever
separated from God

In his sacrifice
dying for us to atone
paying the wages of our sin
dying that we may live

God in his sorrow
the darkness of Good Friday
weeping for the son
going to the grave for us

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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