Category Archives: Easter

GRATITUDE

The afterglow of Easter has all but disappeared in the world around us.  The memories contained in that Sunday should’ve filled our hearts and minds with overwhelming gratitude, but instead we heard another story of death and destruction in another … Continue reading

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ALELLUIA, HE IS RISEN!

The cross becomes a distant memory. Was it worth it? There was no greater sacrifice. Our holy God took on human flesh, lived a perfect life, was hailed by many and scorned by more. He took our place and carried … Continue reading

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JESUS VS THE EASTER BUNNY

As I was doing my weekly grocery shopping the other day, I was amazed to find a whole section devoted to Easter bunnies, chocolate eggs, peeps, sugary treats, cavity makers and artificial grass – along with baskets of all sizes … Continue reading

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HE IS RISEN – NOW WHAT?

The alleluias have been sung to the point of raising the church roof. The sound of the timpani drum resonates in our hearts. Trumpets, harps, French horns and flutes add to the beauty of our worship.  The voices, the prayers, the … Continue reading

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HIDDEN THINGS

When Easter ends, we often find reminders around the house that keep the thoughts alive for just a little longer.  Maybe it’s one of those plastic eggs that never was found.  Perhaps a few jelly beans have made their way … Continue reading

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DON’T TAKE AWAY MY JOY !

The Easter message has been preached.  There were lots of folks in church that usually only come for this one special time.  The music was fantastic, the words gave great inspiration and the closeness of church family radiated like sunbeams.  What a … Continue reading

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PINTEREST FAILS

OK, so the cupcakes didn’t turn out like the picture.  Your hair went straight in the humidity.  Perhaps the kids were all dressed perfectly for church and within two seconds, they were out in the mud looking for Easter eggs.  … Continue reading

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TRUTH

Aslan says, “though the Witch knew the Deep Magic, there is a magic deeper still which she did not know.  Her knowledge goes back only to the dawn of time.  But if she could have looked a little further back…she … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR THE SON TO RISE

Originally posted on 3-25-16   His bruised and smitten body lay quiet in the grave, He gave His precious blood for me and all the world to save, There are no words to thank Him, to give love in return, God’s … Continue reading

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LET ALLELUIAS RING

For the entire season, we have eliminated the “alleluias” from our liturgy.  A time of contemplation and repentance is reserved for inward thinking and learning to walk closer with our Savior.  Through the past days, we’ve witness, through His teachings, … Continue reading

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WEEP NO MORE

“Let not a libation of tears be the only offering at the shrine of Jesus; let us also rejoice with joy unspeakable. If we have need to lament our sin, how much more to rejoice at our pardon!” Charles Spurgeon … Continue reading

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SILENT SATURDAY

Last night, as we said these words in church, the voice of Jesus was so apparent to me.  How could those who placed Him on the cross not have known that this indeed was their promised Messiah?  The words had been … Continue reading

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EASTER MEMORIES

I grew up in a time when Easter and Christmas were celebrated with days off of school, Easter bonnets, pretty new clothes, Easter egg hunts, lots of special food and going to church at 6 in the morning.  Some of … Continue reading

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HE IS NOT HERE. HE IS RISEN!

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© He died that I could live. He suffered pain and loss. He gave all He could give, upon that rugged cross. But on that awesome day, so many years ago, He for my sins … Continue reading

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EMPTY CLOTHS, FULL HEARTS

Originally posted on atimetoshare.me 4/7/2015   John 20-6-7 “Then cometh Simon Peter following him, and went into the sepulchre, and seeth the linen clothes lie,  And the napkin, that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but … Continue reading

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IN CHRIST ALONE

In Christ alone my hope is found,He is my light, my strength, my song;this Cornerstone, this solid Ground,firm through the fiercest drought and storm.What heights of love, what depths of peace,when fears are stilled, when strivings cease!My Comforter, my All … Continue reading

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MISSION TO SAVE

It was the start of a week filled with emotional highs and lows.  On Sunday, I watched with the crowds as he entered the city on a donkey and was received with shouts off Hosanna.  There were those who had come … Continue reading

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