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Once again Sylvia Miles, PerSpectives 12 poet-in-residence, blesses us with her poetry. Her latest writing chronicles her Journey to the Cross, which applies to believers everywhere. It will uplift and edify you.

Sylvia Miles/March 11, 2013

“I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me” (Gal 2:20 KJV).

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Our ultimate journey to the Cross

Is the way to Jesus Christ

The One who suffered for our sins

However, He paid the price

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This special course that we will take

Gives power to strengthen our day

Providing the Holy Word of God

To read along the way

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Experiencing a number of distractions

On our tour each day

On the journey to the Cross

Where fiery darts display

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As we war off the devils plots

To divert our voyage flights

We have to fast and pray every day

As he tries to blind our sights

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During this journey to the Cross

There are things we have to endure

Like stumbling blocks and ridicule

Doubting minds are all unsure

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We will be mocked by several others

And spat at because we are engrossed

As they perceive the Christ that lives in us

Along this journey to the Cross

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If we take this worthy road

With our savior Jesus Christ

He will help us all along the way

Down the path of eternal life

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While on this journey to the Cross

Live free from immoral sin

So God will open His heavenly gates

So we all may enter in

Photo credit: Cross, Sharefaith.com

Sylvia Miles © 2010

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