He looked upon the ones He loved; So innocent and so free; Their beauty was beyond compare; Of all His creation they were the best; Instilled in them was freewill; Could they survive the test? He had to come.
The serpent was so crafty; The serpent was the enemy; It set out to deceive His love; Things would never be the same; The serpent would cause Him so much pain. He had to come. The fruit appeared so tempting; The serpent’s words rang true; Was the man to trust in God; Surely he would not die; Yet die he did for a single bite. He had to come.
There was now a new man; This man was Abraham; He set out for a new country; It was a country yet to be; The promise was to be fulfilled. He had to come.
Abraham had no children; Yet God’s promise was to be fulfilled in him; How could this come to be; When he had no offspring; Yet Abraham never doubted God. He had to come.
Some generations later; The characters have now changed; The children of Abraham are slaves; Their groaning reaches God’s ear; He will not leave them alone. He had to come.
God plagued the nation of Egypt; The Passover was put in place; The children of Abraham escaped by His might; A new nation was now born; Moses was their leader. He had to come.
At a place called Sinai; The covenant was given; It pointed out to man what sin was; It could not redeem them to Heaven; It was sealed in blood. He had to come.
The covenant required obedience; It required the sacrifice of a lamb; Sin was atoned for by the sacrifice; Yet no lamb could be found to fit the bill; It had to be the perfect Lamb. He had to come.
He was born in Bethlehem; The gift of God to man; He would preach for a mere three years; During that time He would change the world; He would be murdered for His effort. He had to come.
The cross was cruel and agonizing; He could have came down and walked away; This was why He had come; It would set things right; It was His Father’s will. He had to come. When He died the curtain was torn in two; The dead came from their tombs; The soldiers themselves knew then who He was; He was the perfect Lamb; He was the end of sacrifice. He had to come.
Death could not hold Him; He rose to walk again; He finished what was started; Now he was seen by many witnesses; He ascended back to His throne. He had to come.
He looked upon the one He loved; Restored back to her first state; It had been worth the price he paid; His glory was now supreme; She was His bride forevermore. He had to come.