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Confessions of a Murderer

Updated on September 20, 2012

I must confess.

I have committed murder.

Yes, I am guilty.

I killed a man.

He had to die.

I did not want him to die

But he had to die.

His death was brutal.

He suffered greatly.

I beat him and

He was humiliated when I spit on him.

I ripped his beard.

I tore his clothes.

I split his back with little pieces of metal on the end of a whip.

By the time I had finished abusing him,

No one could recognize his form.

The best part of what I did

Is that I have been set free.

I am forgiven and

Suffer no penalty for my crimes.

The man I killed was the Son of man

yet the very Son of God.

His name is Jesus.

He took my sins as His own.

My sins were the reason Jesus died.

He died on the Cross so

I could have a way to the Father and

Not suffer eternal separation.

Jesus was dead just three days.

He rose from the grave

Offering freedom and salvation

To killers like me.


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    • lcbenefield profile image

      lcbenefield 5 years ago from Georgia

      aykianink, Thanks for reading. Glad you liked it.

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      aykianink 5 years ago

      Powerful. Good hub, lcbenefield.

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      lcbenefield 5 years ago from Georgia

      esrom, Thanks for reading. You are right. Sometimes, we act like we don't care to have the love of Jesus in our lives. But, He is always there for us.

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      Esrom Aritonang 5 years ago from Indonesia

      I like this hub and its context with the Jesus sacrifice in Cross. Sometimes we "kill" Jesus love in our life, but His forgiveness is forever for whom who ask for forgiveness. Good poem for us.

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      lcbenefield 5 years ago from Georgia

      Deborah, Thanks for reading and sharing. Jesus' love is so amazing.

      Faith, Thanks. Our debt has been paid. That makes life beautiful.

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      Faith Reaper 5 years ago from southern USA

      Wow, this is just the most profound, yet beautiful write I have read lately!!! Excellent work here. Yes, He paid the highest price for our sins. Amen. Our debt has been paid. Praise Him! To God be the glory. Voted Way Up to the Heavens on this one, except funny. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      this is so beautiful and sad but I am rejoicing to. Jesus love us so much HE died for us.. Gave HIS precious life for us.. this is a wonderful hub i am sharing on Facebook