That Man Of Calvary

Musicians: Debbie Jogijose & Charlie Cherian
Hymnist: Manie P. Ferguson Lyrics

It really boggles the mind when I think about how Christ is fully man yet fully God at the same time. When He entered our world as a vulnerable and innocent baby He was still the same God who created the universe.

He didn’t lose any of His Divinity when He became human, but He did humble Himself by getting on our level in order

to save  u  s  .

Even when God created Adam and Eve, He knew what would happen. He knew that sin would ruin their perfect relationship, and He knew that they would need a Savior. Christ didn’t have to live in obscure poverty. He didn’t have to deal with the whispers and ridicule others spoke behind His back and certainly didn’t have to die as a falsely accused criminal. None of that had to happen!

But God wanted to rescue us, and Christ was the perfect and only solution for this plan.

When Christ shed His blood on the cross, He accomplished so much! Because of our sinful nature, we could not even stand in His righteous presence let alone face Him. But when Christ died, His perfect blood covered us and our sins. In turn, we are clothed in His righteousness, and now have direct access to the Lord. Because of His sacrifice, we are no longer slaves to sin and death.

We now have freedom and life everlasting through Christ!

But it doesn’t end there.

Christ did not remain dead. He rose again on the third day and He is alive today! He went back to heaven to prepare a place for us, but He did not leave us on our own. We have the Holy Spirit who is our greatest source of comfort and peace.

No matter what we face in this life, God will carry us through with His power. We cling to the hope of a life to come that has no more death, suffering, or tears. On that day, we will finally be reunited with Christ face-to-face. And “That Man of Calvary” will be seen in His glorious splendor as the

King of Kings and Lord of Lords.

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