Poem About Baptism and Lashes Fr Stefan

The Boy came out of the water
The Water of Baptism
The Priest said “You are a New Creation and have clothed yourself in Christ”
The Boy is covered with blood-He is Clothed with Blood
The Blood comes from the many lashes on his Body
The Young Girl cuts herself because of Guilt and Shame
How Many Boys and Girls cuts themselves because of Guilt and Shame
These lashes and blood are not from Baptism
These lashes and blood are not from Jesus
Jesus says to you in the depths of your heart
Give me the lashes that come from Guilt and Shame and the mockery of the Devil
I received these lashes at the stone, I received these lashes so that you would not have to receive the lashes from guilt shame and the devil
Jesus says by my stripes you are healed
Jesus takes away the lashes that shame guilt the devil gives
So that you can receive the lashes that come from Baptism
At Baptism you come out of the water Yes as A new Creation but also covered in blood
These lashes given to you at Baptism Heal
These lashes unite you to Jesus
These are the lashes that Jesus Give
The Boy came out of the water covered with blood
This Blood however flows from the wounds of Christ
This Blood Heals

1 Comment

  1. Praise God. What a reflection on the times in which we live. There is a hymn called “Come as you are” which says “there is no wound on earth that Heaven can’t heal.” Nothing but the blood of Jesus Our Lord can heal our wounds. Thanks Father for the insight. JMJ

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