More than prophet, more than a preacher,
More than a man, more than a teacher,
He is Jesus, My master and healer,
More a rebel, more than a name,
More than an icon, more than claim,
He is Jesus and his love still remains,
More then an image, more than a theory,
More than rabbi, more than controversy,
He is Jesus, and he steadies me,
The Alpha and Omega, Unchanging and Creator,
Lord of all, Lover of my soul,
Morning star, Holy and true,
Wore a crown of thorns, instead a crown of jewels.
Sent to earth as God’s only Son,
He defeated the grave, He is the Living One,
Shame remover, the wisdom of the wise,
Nailed to a cross, He was hated and despised.
Great High Priest, Hope of salvation,
Joy to those in sadness and desperation,
King of Kings, The Righteous One,
He is Jesus, Who was and is to come…
“It is a stumbling to some, that religious affections should seem to be so powerful, or that they should be so violent (as they express it) in some persons. They are therefore ready to doubt whether it can be the Spirit of God; or whether this vehemence be not rather a sign of the operation…
I know he did a lot of terrible things and indeed the world may be safer without him in it, but I just cannot bring myself to feel anything other than sorrow today.
We fight him whilst speaking of the inherent dignity of human beings. He has ignored this by killing so many people. But this does…