Tag Archives: Easter

Darkness of Saturday

Your disciples all hid awayterrified that dark SaturdayNot knowing what to donow that men had crucified You Hope that day was hidden toodoubting what You said was trueWondering if You would really riseor if Friday proved Your demise I think … Continue reading

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Risen

We shout He is risen but do we understand the importance of the rising of the Son of man? Today on Easter Monday and tomorrow and the next we need not be fearful worried or perplexed Hope has risen freeing us … Continue reading

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Empty

An empty glass of water An empty cupboard An empty bird feeder An empty riverbed An empty box of chocolates An empty cookie jar An empty wallet An empty dog house An empty bank account An empty vase An empty … Continue reading

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No More Veil

The Holy of Holies Where God dwelt Behind a veil The High Priest knelt The veil of blue Purple and scarlet Barred the way Because of debt When on the cross My Jesus died Darkness fell And women cried The … Continue reading

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Beyond Imagination

Can you imagine the Son of God washing your feet of the dust you trod? Can you imagine Him breaking the bread a sign of His body to be broken instead? Can you imagine the cup that He poured filled … Continue reading

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The Shepherd’s Door

The door the Shepherd opened No one can ever close The door to His tomb was sealed How it was opened He knows By it He made the only way For us to be redeemed Though the people thought He … Continue reading

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Resolve

The crowd egged Him on but He never cracked Pilate put pressure on but He didn’t blow His stack He knew what lay ahead but never shied away The hardest cross before Him but nothing made Him sway He knew … Continue reading

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Alive!

Have you heard the news? He’s no longer dead He’s alive, the Marys said This morning they found His empty tomb He appeared in this very room He is risen!

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Waiting

Together in an upper room Door locked, gripped with fear If only we could remember What He said before In this very room Just two days ago As we wait

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It Was Foretold

Tables turned Coins scattered Spark a murderous rage Caiaphas hatches a plan To kill just one man His anger to assuage Pilate is his pawn Still Jesus rose at dawn

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