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 THE GOD OF OUR FATHERS RAISED UP JESUS,WHOM YE SLEW AND HANGED ON A TREE:ACTS 5:30  AND WE WERE WITNESSESS OF ALL THINGS WHICH HE DID BOTH IN THE LAND OF THE JEWS,AND IN JERUSALEM:WHOM THEY SLEW AND HANGED ON A TREE:ACTS 10:39 AND WHEN THEY HAD FULFILLED ALL THAT WAS WRITTEN OF HIM,THEY TOOK HIM DOWN FROM THE TREE,AND LAID HIM IN A SEPULCHRE.ACTS 13:29, WHO HIS OWN SELF BARE OUR SINS IN HIS BODY ON A TREE,THAT WE BEING DEAD SHOULD LIVE UNTO RIGHTEOUSNESS:BY WHOSE STRIPES WERE HEALED. 1 PETER 2:24

 

 THE LONELY CROSS

 

WRITTEN BY VANDYKE B HOWARD

 
 AT THIS TIME HE WAS NAILED TO THE CROSS,FOR ALL THE WORLD TO SEE;HE SAID TO HIS FATHER,MY GOD,MY GOD,WHY HAST THOU FORSAKEN ME?I CAME TO YOU FROM GENERATION ON DOWN,TO THOSE WHO DONOT KNOW ME,TO THOSE WHO ARE DOWN.MILLIONS GOT SAVE;AND BILLIONS GOT FREED,I STRUGGLE WITH THE CROSS,THAT MY PEOPLE MAY SEE.THE LOVE I HAVE FOR THEM,WAS ON CALVARY,THAT THE SICK BE HEAL AND THE DEMON POSSESSED SET FREE.THE CROSS THAT I CARRIED,I HAD TO BARE;I HAD TO SHOW MY PEOPLE,I STILL CARE.THRU THE LONELY NIGHT AND DAY,THE ENEMY CAME TO ME;SAYING GIVE UP JESUS;YOUR PEOPLE WILL NOT BE FREE.AS I WENT TO THE GARDEN;OF GETH-SEM-A-NE,I ASK MY DISIPLES,WILL YOU PRAY WITH ME.AS I PRAY FOR THEM,DEEP DOWN IN MY SOUL;THE SWEAT CAME DOWN MY FACE,LIKE DROPS OF BLOOD.AS I SET AT THE TABLE,IT WAS,NT SO NICE,I SAID TO PETER,THOU SHALT DENY ME THRICE.JUDAS WILL BETRAY ME, WITH A KISS THAT SEEMS SO CLEVER;HE DIDNOT LOVE ME,IF HE DID,HE SHOWED ME HE DIDNOT CARE.HE WAS DECEIVE BY THE DEVIL,ON A LONEY ROAD,NOT TRULY KNOWING WHO I WAS AND NOW HE  HAS LOST HIS SOUL.IT WAS ABOUT THE THIRTY PIECES OF SILVER;HIS LUST FOR MONEY THAT GOT HIM LOST.SO THE DAYS CAME AS I WALK AMONG MY OWN,A PROPHET IS NOT EXCEPTED IN OWN COUNRTY,NOR IN HIS HOME.AS THEY ARRESTED ME AND TOOK ME BEFORE THE PEOPLE,WHO SAID THEY WORSHIP THE FATHER,I,AM HIS SON:AND THEY CANNOT SEE.THEIR EYES ARE BLIND AND ARE WAXS WITH EVIL,I CAN HEAR THEM SAY,CRUCIFY,CRUCIFY,CRUCIFY JESUS.THEY BROUGHT ME BEFORE THE JUDGE,TO PUT ME TO DEATH;MY FATHER HAS GIVEN ME THE POWER,I LAY IT DOWN MYSELF.THEY RENT MY CLOTHES AND WHIP ME 39 TIMES,WITH STRIPS OF THICK LEATHER;IT  WAS ALMOST TIME.IT RIPPED MY FLESH,I WAS IN SO MUCH PAIN,BUT THE LOVE I HAVE FOR THEM IS STILL THE SAME.IT WAS TIME FOR ME TO SHOW THE DEVIL,THAT THEY HAVE  A RIGHT TO BE SAVE AND  GO TO HEAVEN. AS I WALKED UP THE HILL CALLED CALVARY THE SHULL,THEY NAIL ME TO THE CROSS;WHILE MY BODY WAS DRIPPING WITH BLOOD.AS THEY HUNG ME,THE ROMANS AND THE RELIGIOUS PEOPLE;THEY SAID CRUCIFY HIM,CRUCUFY HIM,HIS BLOOD BE ON US AND ON OUR CHILDREN.THEIR WERE TWO MEN ON THEIR CROSS BESIDE ME,ONE WAS BEING SELFISH, WHILE OTHER ONE SAID;LORD REMEBER ME, WHEN THOU GOEST INTO THY KINGDOM.AS THEY MOCK ME AND GAMBLE AROUND MY FEET,SO I CRIED WIH A LOUD VOICE;ELI,ELI,LA MA SA-BACH THA-NI?MY GOD,MY GOD,WHY HAST THOU FORSAKEN ME?REMEMBER THE FIRST SHALL BE LAST AND THE LAST SHALL BE FIRST.FATHER HEAR MY CRY,  I CAN,T TAKE IT NO MORE,THEY TRIED TO GIVE ME VINAGAR, TO QUENCH MY THIRST.IT IS FINISH,IT IS DONE, I DID IT ALL FOR LOVE..FATHER FORGIVE THEM THEY NO NOT WHAT THEY DO,I GIVE UP THE GHOST AND I ,AM COMING TO YOU.LIGHTING FLASH AND THE THUNDER ROAR,IT GOT SO DARK AND IT BECAME SO COLD.THE EARTH DID QUAKE AND THE WINDS GOT BITTER,THE PEOPLE GOT QUIET AND WAS TREMBLING IN THIER FEAR.SOME WAS CRYING AND LOT OF THEM  WAS SCARED,SAYING O GOD,O GOD,I DONOT WANT TO DIE AND GO TO HELL.ALL OF A CERTAIN AS THE WINDS GOT THROUGH, ,SO HE DIED AND GAVE UP HIS GHOST AND THE PEOPLE SAID IT WAS THE KING OF KINGS AND THE LORD OF HOST.SO IF YOU ARE BURDEN AND LONELY, AND CANNOT SEE;TAKE UP YOUR CROSS HE SAID AND FOLLOW ME.THEY PIERCE HIM IN HIS SIDE,WITH EVERYBODY AROUND,HIS BLOOD AND WATER CAME STREAMING TO THE GROUND.THEY TOOK HIM OFF THE CROSS,WITHOUT BRAKING HIS LEGS,FOR OUR LORD JESUS WAS ALREADY DEAD.THEY LAID HIM IN A SEPULCHRE,WRAPPED IN CLOTHES OF LINEN,IS BODY ADORN IN MIXTURE OF MYRRH AND ALOES,SPICES AND FRANKINCENSE. THREE DAYS AND NIGHT HE WAS DEAD,HE IS RISEN,HE IS RISEN,THE ANGELS SAID.MARY AND MARTHA RAN WITH THE GOOD NEWS,JESUS IS RISEN,JESUS IS RISEN,GLORY,GLORY,HALALUJAH . THEY TOLD THE DICIPLES AND ONE DIDNOT BELIEVE,HIS NAME WAS DOUBTING THOMAS,LIKE A LOT OF YOU WHO WILL NOT RECEIVE.SO IF YOU READ THIS AND UNDERSTAND THAT OUR LORD JESUS IS NOW IN HEAVEN ON HIS FATHER RIGHT HAND.
 

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 THE AUTHENTIC BLUE SEAL

 
 
 
 

  VANDYKE B. HOWARD(FOUNDER)