Dr John Celes
‘Tetelestai’ – Good Friday
Christ did all things per prophecy;
God’s Son obeyed His Father’s words;
He knew his death was on the cross;
He set upon the task with faith.
His burden seemed lighter than our’s;
His spirit won war with satan;
He knew his mission from the start;
His father’s job was to be done.
Oh, what an act of obeisance!
He loved his Father like He did;
He was God’s Word that took on flesh;
He came to save sinners from hell.
‘Tetelestai’ was Greek parlance
That meant ‘it is finished’ in full;
Christ said his job was done complete;
His work of redemption was o’er.
He sacrificed his life to God;
He shed his precious blood for men;
Christ won the war against satan;
Heaven is within reach of all.
God’s love for man sent His Son Christ,
Who bridged the gap that sin had caused;
Reconciliation was complete;
God’s love for man was paramount.
Thank you dear Lord for laying life
We didn’t deserve this gesture
May all the sheep return to flock
Christ Jesus is our Good Shepherd!
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