Look Up!

I came into the world for this: to bear witness to the truth

Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalms 31:2,6,12-13,15-17,25; Hebrews 4:14-16,5:7-9; John 18:1-19:42

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Good Friday, A

A famous singer, after a severe bereavement, went to India in search of peace. There she visited the famous Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore, whose works had been a source of inspiration to her. When it came time for her to leave, she asked Tagore if he would like her to sing him a song. The poet was delighted, of course, and waited to hear what song she had chosen for the occasion. As the song began, Tagore and a second guest were startled to hear the words of an old ìSpiritualî fill the air:

ìWere you there when they crucified my Lord?
Were you there?
Oh, sometimes my heart begins to tremble.
Were you there when…

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