The Hiding of Our Father’s Face ?

Hide Thy Face from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities . . . !”     Psalm 51:9

     The spotless Son of God hung upon the cross, His flesh lacerated with stripes; those hands so often reached out in blessing, nailed to the wooden bars; those feet so tireless on ministries of love, spiked to the tree; that royal head pierced by the crown of thorns; those quivering lips shaped to the cry of woe.

And all that He endured–the blood drops that flowed from His head, His hands, His feet, the agony that racked His frame, and the unutter-able anguish that filled His soul at the hiding of His Father’s face — speaks to each child of humanity, declaring, It is for thee that the Son
of God consents to bear this burden of guilt . . . Continue reading

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