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06/09/18 Weekend Grif.Net – When Jesus Came to Birmingham

06/09/18 Weekend Grif.Net – When Jesus Came to Birmingham

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hen Jesus came to Golgotha, they hanged Him on a tree,
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hey drove great nails through hands and feet, and made a Calvary; =
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hey crowned Him with a crown of thorns, red were His wounds and deep, =
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or those were crude and cruel days, and human flesh was cheap. =

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hen Jesus came to Birmingham, they simply passed Him by.
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hey would not hurt a hair of Him, they only let Him die;
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or men had grown more tender, and they would not give Him pain, =
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hey only just passed down the street, and left Him in the rain. =

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till Jesus cried, ‘Forgive them, for they know not what they do,’ =
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nd still it rained the winter rain that drenched Him through and =
through;
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he crowds went home and left the streets without a soul to see, =
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nd Jesus crouched against a wall, and cried for Calvary.

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. A. Studdert-Kennedy

 

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