(Written by Liz Rodrigues and brought to life in Dramatic Presentation @
the Orange County Gospel Fellowship 2013)
On that day there were many in the crowd. Please allow me creative liberty to explore the hearts of the witnesses on that day. Be Inspired! family & friends, The Seven Last Words of Christ.
But as light shines in the hearts of men and expose the darkness that has kept us apart from God; some embrace the mercy and grace that’s flooding their hearts. It’s a choice. It’s a gift.
It drips along his ripped flesh. I can see it flow into his torn side. With every gasping breathe the blood streams to the ground.
The healing that my little girl needed; she took it. She was made whole even as the news that my twelve year old daughter had died. I cried; my head hung in shame. A synagogue ruler, and I have no authority; I can’t even get the teacher to my home in time to save my little girl.
“You are my witnesses,” declares the Lord, “and my servant whom I have chosen,
so that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he.
Before me no god was formed, nor will there be one after me.
I, even I, am the Lord, and apart from me there is no savior.
I have revealed and saved and proclaimed—
I, and not some foreign god among you.
You are my witnesses,” declares the Lord, “that I am God. -Isaiah 43:10-12