Saturday, April 11, 2009

He's Alive!!



Hello, Dear Ones! My family and I want to wish you all the most blessed Easter ever! Today we praise Him who did not stay dead and whose tomb is empty Today we praise the One who arose again from death and the grave to provide salvation for you and me!
Praise His holy name!

I'll leave you with a little Note Song~

He's Alive!

The gates and doors were barred

And all the windows fastened down

I spent the night in sleeplessness

And rose at every sound

Half in hope of sorrow

And half in fear the day

Would find the soldiers breakin' through

To drag us all away

And just before the sunrise

I heard something at the wall

The gate began to rattle

And a voice began to call

I hurried to the window

Looked down into the street

Expecting swords and torches

And the sound of soldiers' feet

But there was no one there but Mary

So I went down to let her in

hn stood there beside me

As she told me where she'd been

She said they've moved Him in the night

And none of us know where

The stone's been rolled away

And now His body isn't there

We both ran towards the garden

Then John ran on ahead

We found the stone and empty tomb

Just the way that Mary said

But the winding sheet they wrapped Him in

Was just an empty shell

And how or where they'd taken Him

Was more than I could tell

Oh something strange had happened there

Just what I did not know

John believed a miracle

But I just turned to go

Circumstance and speculation

Couldn't lift me very high

'Cause I'd seen them crucify Him

Then I saw Him die

Back inside the house again

The guilt and anguish came

Everything I'd promised Him

Just added to my shame

When at last it came to choices

I denied I knew His name

And even if He was alive

It wouldn't be the same

But suddenly the air was filled

With a strange and sweet perfume

Light that came from everywhere

Drove shadows from the room

And Jesus stood before me

With His arms held open wide

And I fell down on my knees

And I just clung to Him and cried

Then He raised me to my feet

And as I looked into His eyes

The love was shining out from Him

Like sunlight from the skies

Guilt in my confusion

Disappeared in sweet release

And every fear I ever had

Just melted into peace

He's alive yes He's alive

Yes He's alive and I'm forgiven

Heaven's gates are open wide

He's alive yes He's alive

Oh He's alive and I'm forgiven

eaven's gates are open wide

He's alive He's alive

Hallelujah He's alive

He's alive and I'm forgiven

Heaven's gates are open wide

He's alive He's alive He's alive

I believe it He's alive

~sung by Don Franciso



21 comments:

  1. Happy Easter to you my friend. In god's love! Terrie

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  2. Blessings to you and your family at this wonderful time.
    Happy Easter, Bridget

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  3. Hi there Miss sweet Sheila! Hope you enjoy your weekend and have a blessed Sunday. We just finished our eggs...much fun! Take care~

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  4. So true! I love that picture!

    Off to make your teacakes!

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  5. Amen and amen! Happy Resurrection Day from my home to yours, dear friend. Because He lives, so shall we! ~Adrienne~

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  6. Happy Easter to you and your Family, may you all be blessed...


    xoxo,
    Cathleen

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  7. Happy Easter my sweet friend!

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  8. Wishing you joy and peace this Easter.

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  9. I just wanted to stop by and wish you a really Blessed Happy Easter.

    from Roberta Anne
    The Raggedy Girl

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  10. Sheila, thank you for a beautiful Easter sentiment. I loved making the tea cakes and they taste delicious. I am happy that you like my chicks and eggs. It was fun to do.

    Easter blessings to you and your family dear one.

    Love and hugs...Jeanne

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  11. Thank you and Happy Easter to you and yours!

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  12. Happy Easter, Precious One!

    Much, much love from me to you and all you love...

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  13. Thank you Shelia for sweet wishes and this beautiful song!
    Hi is alive! There is hope - there is salvation!

    My wish -
    Happy Easter to you and your lovely family!

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  14. I wish you a Blessed Easter as you celebrate our risen Lord.

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  15. Yes he is! And Happy Easter to you and yours my sweet sweet friend!

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  16. We will never know a more perfect love! Easter blessings to you and yours.

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  17. Happy Easter Shelia to you and your family...
    Thank you for sharing...
    Blessings
    Judi

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  18. Happy Easter dear Shelia.
    Love your note song today.
    I would sure love to sit and listen to you play one day. Have you made a video yet? Would love to see one.
    Love Claudie
    xoxox

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  19. I love this song, although I don't hear it too much anymore, so I really enjoyed it!

    I hope you are having a lovely Easter day with your loved ones!

    Margie :)

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  20. Hi Shelia!

    Hope you've had a wonderful easter my sweet friend!

    Monica

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