18 October 2017

Meditation

SURELY HE TOOK UP OUR PAIN AND BORE OUR SUFFERING,

YET WE CONSIDERED HIM PUNISHED BY GOD,

STRICKEN BY HIM, AND AFFLICTED.

BUT HE WAS PIERCED FOR OUR TRANSGRESSIONS,

HE WAS CRUSHED FOR OUR INIQUITIES;

THE PUNISHMENT THAT BROUGHT US PEACE WAS ON

HIM,

AND BY HIS WOUNDS WE ARE HEALED.

WE ALL, LIKE SHEEP, HAVE GONE ASTRAY,

EACH OF US HAS TURNED TO OUR OWN WAY;

AND THE LORD HAS LAID ON HIM

THE INIQUITY OF US ALL.

HE WAS OPPRESSED AND AFFLICTED,

YET HE DID NOT OPEN HIS MOUTH;

HE WAS LED LIKE A LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER,

AND AS A SHEEP BEFORE ITS SHEARERS IS SILENT, SO

HE DID NOT OPEN HIS MOUTH.

ISAIAH 53v4-7

NIV

HE IS NOT HERE

HE HAS RISEN, JUST AS

HE SAID.

MATTHEW 28v6

NIV