A Long Way to the Cross By Brenda Drake

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A Long Way to the Cross

It took a while to get there…I didn’t know what I was looking for.
I have no doubt my heart was indeed searching for the Lord;
I went on the wide path where many walked before.
But I didn’t in this place find what I was searching for.
I tried the road of trying to do what was good’
I truly tried to do as I thought I should,
But the harder I tried I would find,
That I would again fail and fall behind.
Then, I followed after those that seemed to know the way.
I watched and listened carefully to what they had to say.
But one day, when I was not really trying, the Truth I saw clear.
That is when Jesus was presented…real truth appeared.
I saw the One that had trudged on the road ahead,
That carried a cross a long way, to pay a debt not His.
His love for my life was offered… He gave me His life.
For my transgressions He was sacrificed.
It was a long way to the cross, but I found the Way designed
All praise to Jesus who stayed on the cross to take away sins that were mine

1 Corinthians 1:18
For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.








One thought on “A Long Way to the Cross By Brenda Drake

  1. Great poem. Hope your doing well! Are you coming to Montana this summer?? Hugs How are you and hows Pete? Darling grandson! Hugs Dairen & Stephanie


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