top of page

Pierced - by Scott Eagan

Everyone will see Him, including those who pierced Him.

- Revelation 1:7



PIERCED

When the sharp point pricks the skin or the razor edge parts the flesh blood flows freely, pain raises its head alarm spreads through the body – brain, heart, spirit and unless the crimson river is staunched the wound attended to, panic sets in trauma, shock, anger and fear fill the senses.

Retaliation is often our immediate response wounded, we must defend ourselves, fight back ...puncture for a puncture… ...threat and cut and injury for every infliction… at least a sanction, a barrier to address the attack some form of offensive action, retribution to right the wrong that is unless we are in Christ.

God-become-man knew all the wounds bled from cuts of the scourge, bruised pride of religion suffered pricks of long thorns and deep insults of words His life ending in blood and water on the Cross with nary a word, a rebuttal, a defense offering up spirit and truth in the Father’s love and inviting us all to do the same.

Scott Eagan

November 28, 2018

0 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Papal Power and the Obedience of the Faithful

Follow the link to a very important article by Archbishop Charles Chaput OFM Cap. https://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2023/10/91409/ I agree with Archbishop about all the wonderful gifts Pope Francis h

Our Lady and the Battle for Blessings

A battle is being fought for blessings. Instead of the blessing that the world actually needs when war and atrocities abound, some ponder how to condone sin by cheapening sacred formulas into the jarg

Changes Coming Soon

Dear Readers, Thank you for reading this blog and for the encouragement through the years. It has been nearly twenty years since the blog Beginning to Pray began—and you have been a blessing for my li

댓글


Subscribe to get exclusive updates

Thanks for subscribing!

bottom of page