On earth, Jesus prayed both with tears and loud cries
for rescue from needing to be sacrificed.
In heaven his pleading was heard and he learned
o-bed-i-ence leads to salvation unearned.
Image: Christ in Gethsemane, 1919, https://images.nga.gov/ Public Domain
Source: Hebrews 5:7-9
Text: David Alexander, 2022 CC BY-NC SA 4.0
Tune: Appalachian Folk Tune, Public Domain
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