Sunday, April 24, 2011

Today

Do you know what today is?

Today is the day a mother went to grieve her son at his tomb, only to find it empty.

Today is the day that people finally believed in a Savior.

Today is the day that gives me the hope to live each day.

Today, we celebrate Jesus Christ and His victory over death. Today, we serve a Risen Savior!

This was my favorite hymn when I was little. It is written by Robert Wadsworth Lowry.


Low in the grave He lay, Jesus my Savior,

Waiting the coming day, Jesus my Lord!


Up from the grave He arose,

With a mighty triumph over His foes,

He arose a Victor from the dark domain,

And He lives forever, with His saints to reign.

He arose! He arose!

Hallelujah! Christ arose!


Vainly they watch His bed, Jesus my Savior;

Vainly they seal the dead, Jesus my Lord!


Up from the grave He arose,

With a mighty triumph over His foes,

He arose a Victor from the dark domain,

And He lives forever, with His saints to reign.

He arose! He arose! Hallelujah! Christ arose!


Death cannot keep its Prey, Jesus my Savior;

He tore the bars away, Jesus my Lord!


Up from the grave He arose,

With a mighty triumph over His foes,

He arose a Victor from the dark domain,

And He lives forever, with His saints to reign.

He arose! He arose!

Hallelujah! Christ arose!

   

2 comments:

Karen Mortensen said...

Lovely thoughts Kerri. I am so grateful that all this happened.

Rachel said...

What a beautiful hymn Kerri, that you for sharing it with us.
Wishing you and yours a Blessed Easter...