Easter Alleluia!

At dawn, I found myself running
To the tomb where Jesus lay –
Shocked! To find amazingly
The stone had been rolled away.

I ran to tell the others
They, too, rushed to the tomb to see =
Surprised, frightened to the core
They whispered, “This cannot really be”.

They went off to their homes, hearts heavy
Trying to figure out what was going on –
I stayed behind in the garden
When I heard my name being called.
There the Lord stood – right before me!
My eyes could scarce believe!
My heart filled with joy – the Lord is here!
Risen from death in the grave!

St. Thomas UCC Easter worship service:


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