Had I just heard what I wanted, desperately, to believe Had he really said that this man that I nailed to a cross was now alive I hardly dared believe that this could possibly be true We made our way to the place where they had laid His body Where I had seen them putContinue reading “Easter part four”
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Easter part three
I found myself enduring the longest day in my history, in all of history A day held in tension between death and life, between the end and the beginning He had told us it was finished but a few said that this was not the end Some said He had raised a man from theContinue reading “Easter part three”
Easter part two
The laughter grew like a cancer within my very being Changing from joy to hysteria and finally to deep pain As my eyes rose to this face of anguish mingled with dignity As I heard Him speak and as I saw each pained breath Slowly, oh so slowly, I began to realise something ofContinue reading “Easter part two”
Easter part one.
Today, this very day, I picked up a hammer And with all the might I could muster from within my being I swung that iron block onto a nail That iron spike ripped apart the flesh it was aimed at That iron spike pierced the skin of the one laid before me I swung againContinue reading “Easter part one.”
They were focussed on their duties They were focussed on their grief As they went to dress the body He was dead was their belief As they went into the garden So many things on their mind But an empty tomb and angels They didn’t expect to find Someone must have stolen him Yes, takenContinue reading “Risen”
Saturday, Easter Saturday, a time for reflection and a time for faith. What will happen next? Have all our dreams and hopes been dashed? Has our longed for revolution and our hope for a new world order died with Jesus? Will we wander away with heads bowed low or will we wait in expectation? WillContinue reading “Saturday”
Can you really comprehend what He did Can you truly understand What took place through all the beatings What our great God had planned Can you get your mind around it What He did for you and me As He let Himself be spat at As He hung upon that tree Can you know theContinue reading “Friday”
When the cock crows in your life will you be found wanting? If so Jesus waits at the other side of Easter to restore you and welcome you back into relationship with Him.
Are you ready?
Are you ready to be betrayed and disowned? Are you ready to be mocked, spat at and ridiculed? Are you ready to be whipped and tortured? Are you ready to have nails driven through your hands and feet and be left to slowly suffocate to death? No? Jesus was! More than that He did itContinue reading “Are you ready?”