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Pretti in Pink
03-22-2008, 07:55 AM
Hello Family,

I want to wish everyone a Happy Easter! As we look at the easter eggs, baskets, egg hunts, ham, little girls in lace sock, little boys in short suits, and all of the other traditions, I want us to remember JESUS and what he did for us over 2000 years ago. His GRACE is shown through each one of us that has survived everything that has come our way.

I love the holiday and the feelings it stirs in me when I think of the "real" meaning of Resurrection Sunday.

mnjodette
03-22-2008, 07:04 PM
Thank you, Pretti, for that reminder. It's so easy to get caught up in the chocolate, pastel eggs and all of the other things you mentioned. I love the thought that Easter is the beginning of spring, but never want to forget that Easter is so much more. I am grateful for what our Lord did for us, and still does for us, each and every day. Happy Easter - He is Risen!

Jody

P.S. I can't help it....I DO love the chocolate....... :oops:

sick n tired
03-23-2008, 12:05 AM
Happy Easter to you all too. It is a comfort to know that He cared enough to die for us, He rose again and is right now preparing a place for us.

Blessings,

Karen

P.S. Jody...I like chocolate, too, but I have bad news......

My dog, Jewel, ate the Easter Bunny....sorry...


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sick n tired
03-23-2008, 12:06 AM
Christ, the Lord, is risen today, Alleluia!
Sons of men and angels say, Alleluia!
Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia!
Sing, ye heavens, and earth, reply, Alleluia!

Loveís redeeming work is done, Alleluia!
Fought the fight, the battle won, Alleluia!
Lo! the Sunís eclipse is over, Alleluia!
Lo! He sets in blood no more, Alleluia!

Vain the stone, the watch, the seal, Alleluia!
Christ hath burst the gates of hell, Alleluia!
Death in vain forbids His rise, Alleluia!
Christ hath opened paradise, Alleluia!

Lives again our glorious King, Alleluia!
Where, O death, is now thy sting? Alleluia!
Once He died our souls to save, Alleluia!
Where thy victory, O grave? Alleluia!

Soar we now where Christ hath led, Alleluia!
Following our exalted Head, Alleluia!
Made like Him, like Him we rise, Alleluia!
Ours the cross, the grave, the skies, Alleluia!

Hail, the Lord of earth and Heaven, Alleluia!
Praise to Thee by both be given, Alleluia!
Thee we greet triumphant now, Alleluia!
Hail, the resurrection, thou, Alleluia!

King of glory, Soul of bliss, Alleluia!
Everlasting life is this, Alleluia!
Thee to know, Thy power to prove, Alleluia!
Thus to sing and thus to love, Alleluia!

Hymns of praise then let us sing, Alleluia!
Unto Christ, our heavenly King, Alleluia!
Who endured the cross and grave, Alleluia!
Sinners to redeem and save. Alleluia!

But the pains that He endured, Alleluia!
Our salvation have procured, Alleluia!
Now above the sky Heís King, Alleluia!
Where the angels ever sing. Alleluia!

Jesus Christ is risen today, Alleluia!
Our triumphant holy day, Alleluia!
Who did once upon the cross, Alleluia!
Suffer to redeem our loss. Alleluia!

Amen

Saysusie
03-24-2008, 09:38 AM
Thank You Sickntired :D

I hope that everyone had a beautiful and blessed Easter. I understand that most of the country experienced nice weather. In California, it was absolutely gorgeous!


Peace and Blessings
Saysusie