Blood, The Great Price for Freedom
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â€śBloodâ€ť, The Great Price for Freedom
by Dave Bell
Blood was shed through thousands upon thousands of our young men and women.
Lives given -- All in the name of Freedom. Many mothers and fathers have shed tears for their lost loved ones; yet the agony of war remains upon their faces. Dwelling deep within themselves comes a scream of desperation, as they wipe the tears away from their eyes. A bit of silence -- then words from their hearts come forth; â€śSuch a great loss only demands a great rewardâ€ť as they themselves go and shed their lives for the sake of freedom.
Upon a hill, called the Skull, hung the mightiest warrior of all ages. As the enemy scorned and spat upon Him, laughter and mockery filled the air. Torturing Him beyond compare of what a mere man could ever withstand. His life Blood flowed down from His deep wounds, as He spoke these words: â€śFather forgive them for they do not know what they are doingâ€ť. Then Jesus died for each of us. Jesus came to give us true freedom. â€śSo if the Son set you Free, you are Free indeed.â€ť Yes freedom has a great cost, and Jesus paid that price with His Blood...