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Scarred for Life in Jesus Christ

Jo Anne has been a woman of God since 1981 and is the author of How to Know God Better & Love Yourself More and For Such A Time As This.


We Are Scarred for Life in Jesus

Jesus was predestined as the ultimate Sin-Sacrifice
before the beginning of time.
Thus, Jesus Christ was scarred for life:
Your life, My life- ALL MANKIND!

Enduring intense excruciating pain,
Christ was rejected, despised and betrayed.
Blood shed profusely from His savagely tortured flesh
while, “Forgive them,” is what He prayed.

He was pierced for our transgressions
and bruised for our iniquities.
By His wounds, we were healed and made whole;
and by His punishment we were bought peace.

His intercessory love is to be modeled;
with Christ’s sufferings, we must identify.
Enduring our scars produce godly growth, grace and glory;
But, through Christ’s scars we've been justified.

Jesus Christ was scarred for life,
your life, my life, all of mankind.
In Christ, we are more than conquerors,
transformed by the renewing of our minds.

After he has suffered, he will see the light of life and be satisfied;
by his knowledge my righteous servant will justify many,
and he will bear their iniquities.” – Isaiah 53:11

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Be Blessed,

Jo Anne Meekins
Inspired 4 U

© 2013 Jo Anne Meekins


Jo Anne Meekins (author) from Queens, NY on December 20, 2013:

You're welcome and thank you Word55! It's good to be seen again. I appreciate you taking the time to read and comment. Stay blessed.

Al Wordlaw from Chicago on December 20, 2013:

Thank you Inspired 4 U, This was very, very inspiring. Good seeing you again too. Keep up the good writing. Voted up!

Jo Anne Meekins (author) from Queens, NY on December 20, 2013:

Thank you Abbaelijah!

God abundantly bless you.

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Jo Anne Meekins (author) from Queens, NY on December 20, 2013:

Thank you Beloved Christ Sister Faith Reaper! As usual I so appreciate you and your lovely thoughtful comments.

Stay blessed beautiful spirit!

Jo Anne Meekins (author) from Queens, NY on December 20, 2013:

Dearest Darkproxy, you are welcomed to think and visualize Jesus' appearance in anyway that works for you.

It's more about His matchless, unconditional and immeasurable love for us, than His looks.

Be blessed,

Inspired 4U

elijagod from Abuja - Nigeria on December 20, 2013:

I will love to call this a poem on Jesus .

It is truly wonderful and beautifully written

Faith Reaper from southern USA on December 19, 2013:

Yes, He bore the weight of the sin of the whole world! Praise Him! To God be the glory! Jesus is Lord.

God bless you for writing this beautiful hub of His truths.

Up and more and sharing

In His Love, Faith Reaper

Darkproxy from Ohio on December 19, 2013:

I think Jesus would have looked similar to Osama

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