A crown of thorns placed on His head He knew that He would soon be dead He said did you forget me Father did you? They nailed Him to a wooden cross Soon all the world would feel the loss Of Christ the King before His Hallelujah Hallelujah, hallelujah Hallelujah, hallelujah He hung His head and prepared to die Then lifted His face up to the sky Said I am coming home now Father to you A reed which held His final sip Was gently lifted to his lips He drank His last and gave His soul to glory Hallelujah, hallelujah Hallelujah, hallelujah The soldier who had used his sword To pierce the body of our Lord Said truly this is Jesus Christ our Savior He looked with fear upon his sword Then turned to face his Christ and Lord Fell to his knees crying Hallelujah Hallelujah, hallelujah Hallelujah, hallelujah Took from his head the thorny crown And wrapped him in a linen gown And laid him down to rest inside the tomb The holes in his hands, his feet and side Now in our hearts we know he died To save us from ourselves oh hallelujah Hallelujah, hallelujah Hallelujah, hallelujah Three days went by again they came To move the stone to bless the slain With oil and spice anointing hallelujah But as they went to move the stone They saw that they were not alone But Jesus Christ has risen Hallelujah Hallelujah, hallelujah Hallelujah, hallelujah Hallelujah, hallelujah Hallelujah, hallelujah
Beloved, as I reflect on Easter, I remember the Easter egg hunts, the beautiful hats, the new dress and shoes. The time with family and friends is so special. I made sure that the traditions carried on in my family. The excitement of an Easter basket filled with chocolate and peeps. I still love a Cadbury Egg and I will stop and get my husband his chocolate Easter bunny even though we do not have any children at home. My heart is sad as I think that much of our time is on the celebration of bunnies and not on the gift of Jesus. You see without the cross there is no eternal life, without the cross there is no redemption, without the cross there is no forgiveness, without the cross……… Kelley Mooney rewrote Hallelujah to share Jesus. I am including the second version of this song with scenes from The Passion Of The Christ. I still have trouble watching this so I understand if you do not open the above link. However, I do hope you will spend some time listening to the music in the links above. How can it be that He would die for me? Father God, You gave us your Son so that we might have redemption from our sins. Lord, forgive me for not cherishing Jesus more. Forgive me for not seeking You more, serving You more, loving You more. Help me to be aware that I serve a risen Savior. Help me to remember that Your word will not return void and that Your word is active as a two edge sword. Help me to remember to put on the armor of God every single day. If you do not have peace that you know Jesus in the free pardon of sin, please email me, I would love to send you a Bible. Say this prayer, Father God, I know that I have sinned. I have made so many wrong choices. I believe that Your Son Jesus who knew no sin, died on the cross, and rose again. He conquered sin and death so that I may have the forgiveness from my sins and have eternal life. Thank you, I now ask that Jesus come in to my life, fill me with the Holy Spirit. Amen.