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Three crosses silhouetted against the sky

A thief dying on one – he didn’t get by

A thief is also dying on the third frame

His sin was similar, his punishment the same

But Who dies on that middle cross

What has He done – that life should be lost?

Is He a big sinner?  Say, what is His crime?

He had no sin, friend, until he took yours and mine.

His death is a redemptive death;

He replaced, ah replaces, mortal man

The Son of God died for sinners –

Have you ever heard of such a plan?

 – eab, 4/7/07

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 Three crosses silhouetted against the sky,

 A thief dying on one – he didn’t get by.

 A thief is also dying on the third frame;

 His sin was similar, his punishment the same.

 But Who dies on that middle cross,

 What’s He done – that life should be lost?

 Is He a big sinner?  Say, what is His crime?

 He had no sin, friend, till He took yours and mine.

 His death is a redemptive death;

 He replaced, ah, replaces, mortal man.

The Son of God died for sinners –

Have you ever heard of such a plan? 

         – eab, 4/7/07

Read Full Post »