*It’s got a great Christmas song called Welcome to Our World...
Fragile fingers sent to heal us...
Tender brow prepared for thorn
Tiny heart whose blood will save us...
Unto us is born
So, wrap our injured flesh around You
Breathe our air & walk our sod
Rob our sin & make us holy
Perfect Son of God... Perfect Son of God.
*I heard that & I thought: -Rob our sin... -Rob our sin...
*What is he talking about? -Then it crashed in on me...
-Jesus took something that didn’t belong to Him...
*He took our sin when He died on the Cross for us.
-He took our sin so we could go to Heaven with Him.
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