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The Precious Blood


 
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I don't have to bear my sorrows-
He bore them in Gethsemane.
He suffered in His soul-
Sweated great drops of blood for me.
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I don't have to tolerate sickness-
His back was opened at the whipping post.
The stripes He took I can submit
To all the places I hurt most.
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I don't have to heed temptation-
He wore a crown of thorns for me.
The blood flowed from His head-
Freed my thought life from the enemy.
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I don't have to feel unworthy-
His hands were pierced that I
Might use my hands to touch and heal
And His precious blood apply.
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I don't have to walk in darkness-
He offered God His feet.
Lighted my path with a bloody nail,
So the darkess must retreat.
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I don't have to earn forgiveness
Or the joy His peace imparts.
When the blood flowed from His side
It cleansed my sinful heart.
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 Be Blessed,
(c)Doris Jacobs-Covington
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"Knowing you were not redeemed
with corruptible things,like silver
and gold, from your aimless conduct
received by tradition from your fathers,
but with the precious blood of Christ.
as of a lamb without blemish and without
spot." 1 Peter 1:18-19 NKJV
 







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