The Suffering Messiah
By Ken L. Birks
Born of a virgin He came
forth with doubt now shown.
Wrongly accused of
being illegitimate, He came to His own.
As a shining light He
came into the world to give hope to all.
expectations cast upon Him, He went forth in His
Rejected and tested by
the religious leaders, He ministered to fulfill.
With mighty healing and
miracles He confounded the wise.
They set their traps,
but could not catch Him with their spies.
From another kingdom
and perspective He spoke to those who heard.
Those who were
unprepared could not see nor hear with hearts blurred.
In parables, He spoke
to those with hearing hearts, prepared.
Entering Jerusalem on a colt,
He was proclaimed as the coming King.
He came to proclaim a
kingdom that was from another realm.
expectations realized, He was rejected in their
In the deepest of
sorrow, those closest to Him slept as He distressed.
They came with swords
and clubs in the hour of darkness to arrest.
Taken to Jewish authorities,
falsely accused, His disciples fled in fear.
One of His closest
denying Him, He looked on with sympathy, His friend so
A crown of thorns
placed on his head and given a purple robe, He was
Sentenced to a
criminal’s death, beaten beyond recognition, they were
As a lamb led to
slaughter, so He was led to His place of sacrifice to
sorrows and bitter grief, we turned our backs, looking
Our sins, sorrows and grief
bore down upon Him as He hung on the cross.
With blood dripping,
His Father couldn't look as He became sin for us.
He cried out in agony,
“Why have You forsaken Me?” Loosing touch.
He gave up His spirit
as He took our punishment, wounded for our
In giving His back to
the smiters, and chastised for our peace, we’re healed,
Like a flash of
lightning, He rises from the dead in victory to free us
from our sins.
“We despised Him and rejected Him—a man of sorrows,
acquainted with bitterest grief. We turned our backs on
Him and looked the other way when He went by. He was
despised, and we didn't care. It was our grief He bore,
our sorrows that weighed Him down. And we thought His
troubles were a punishment from God, for His sins! But
He was wounded and bruised for our sins. He was
chastised that we might have peace; He was lashed—and we
were healed! (Isaiah 53:3-10 Living Bible)”
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Looking Out My
February 10, 2017
The Goodness of
February 23, 2017
From on High
- March 4, 2017
- March 6, 2017
of God -
March 11, 2017
- March 21, 2017
Caught in Pursuit of a Lost Soul
- Mar 23
10. Standing at
- Mar24, 2017
- March 29, 2017
the Invisible Realm
- Mar 31
Discovery of Knowing God -
15. The Suffering
- April 14, 2017
16 The Path of the
April 22, 2017
17. As Years Go
April 28, 2017
18. The Snares
of the Devil
- May 4, 2017
Fragrance of the Lord
- May 7, 2017
Changing our Perspective - May
21. Truth and
- May 20, 2017
- May 29, 2017
23. The Mighty Wind
- June 15, 2017
24. Treasures From Above
- June 25, 2017
25. The Father's Way -
June 27, 2017
- June 29, 2017
July 5, 2017
Shifting Shadows of Time
- July 9, 2017
29. Come and Drink
July 31, 2017
30 Come Holy Spirit -
August 2, 2017
- August 11,
32. Voice Cries in the
33. The Wonders
of His Grace
- August 22,
34. Lost in
- August 27, 2017
35. Wings, Wind & Flames of Fire
- August 31
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