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To know the pain.
4/21/2018 7:00:00 AM by: Tyler Robertson

Do you understand the depth of the Father’s love for you?  I knew enough that I was thankful that God sent Jesus to the cross for me.  I learned even more when I became a father and had a son of my own.  I would do anything for him to keep him safe.  I would sacrifce myself, so that he could live.

To date, I have learned the most when I had to go through an experience with my son.  God was in the whole situation and revealed to me a little of what He was feeling seeing Christ on the cross.  I felt, unexplainable pain, as I heard him call out to me for help.  Tears streamed down my face as I saw him on the table unmoving.  I experienced inexplicable joy when he opened his eyes and smiled at me.

Now, I can walk with a better understanding of God and Christ’s sacrifice on the cross.  The depth of the love for me is humbling and amazing.  I praise God for His mercy and grace that got me through.

Clear as day though time has passed

When my boy was on the altar.

My faith was weighed and measured

Bolstered by His mercy.

 

I never could have known

The pain to sacrifice your Son

Until that day you shared it.

 

Simple procedure done time and again

But only takes one slip.

 

He cried my name in fear and hurt

Fighting against my bonds

 

Under he goes seemingly to deaths door

Nothing I can do.

 

The Presence was never greater

Than in that moment.

 

My joy surpassed my wildest dreams

To see those small eyes open.

 

I saw that smile and heard the love

As he whispered Daddy.

 

Now I know, just a taste,

Of what You did for me

That day you shared with me.

 

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Fleur King From Warrington At 4/22/2018 6:07:55 PM

Thank you for sharing Tyler! I love your poetry and psalms. Truly gifted at revealing the Father's heart to us in prose.

Reply by: Team Seasoned Heart

Thank you very much! He allows me to share His heart and it is so beautiful. I am truly blessed that He would share it with me. Many times God overwhelms me and I can't do anything until it is written down. May the words sink deep into your soul, so that the Father can reveal more of His love for you!

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