They did to me what I deserved today
Found me guilty, said there was a price to pay.
Ridiculed a crown of thorns upon my head
Flogged me till my flesh hung loose, stained in red.
Nailed me to a cross, yet I felt no pain.
Reaching in the smell of death as my life waned
Silent agony tearing at my heart
Ligaments and sinews screaming torn apart.
Gasping breathless, fear and doubt arising
Dazed confusion numbing and disguising
Volcanic eruptions of in felt emotions
Clashing with the ultimate in chaotic motion
Diving the depths of cataclysmic deprivation
My sin causing the Fathers sentence of separation
As death came a voice, not mine, cried free
My God my God why have you forsaken me?
Yet still no pain. Plunging the abyss of hell
Panic as the cage of isolation fell
Stench and noise burning gnashing teeth
Godless torment from beneath.
Then life shot back into my broken veins
I grabbed and took control of living reigns
I knew I was again a vibrant being
Hearing, touching, tasting, smelling, seeing.
Now I know that resurrection joy and peace
That I will live till after time has ceased
As I rejoined the fallen human race
I knew that Jesus was there in my place.