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A Thought for Easter
by Connie Hinnen Cook

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And He kneeled down,
and prayed, saying...
"Father, if Thou be willing,
remove this cup from Me:
nevertheless not My will,
but Thine, be done."
(Luke 22:42 KJV)

Had Christ refused to bear the cross
And fill the Father's plan,
Perhaps a new way could have been
Prepared for fallen man.
Yet Jesus chose to set aside

Earth's trappings that would bind,
And He alone is worthy now:
Saviour of all mankind.
Throughout the ages He will be
Eternal Sovereign Lord,
Rejoicing for eternity

...He chose Heaven's reward!


"Looking unto Jesus
the author and finisher of our faith;
who for the joy that was set before Him
endured the cross, despising the shame,
and is set down at the right hand
of the throne of God."
(Hebrews 12:2 KJV)

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Reviewed by John Hutchinson 4/15/2003
And a Happy Easter to you too!
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight* 4/15/2003
A wonderful offering for Easter! ~Joseph
Reviewed by Charleen Burge (Reader) 4/15/2003
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 4/14/2003
This was quite Lovely, what a wonderful poet you are,

Reviewed by Nancy D. 4/13/2003
This is a true Easter Spirit, beautifully done Connie.

Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 4/13/2003
I'm glad some one knows
what Easter is for.
Thanks for sharing Connie
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/13/2003
Splendid poetry, beautifully written, in praise of our saviour! Thank you,Happy Easter Connie to you and yours!
Reviewed by Victor Jensen 4/13/2003
I hate to think where we would be today if not for the sacrifice of Christ. I doubt that I would have much hope of salvation.
Excellent poem!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/13/2003
beautiful write of the true reason behind why we celebrate easter! love, your friend in texas, karen lynn. (((HUGS))) :)
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/13/2003
Very inspirational. Happy Easter.
Reviewed by Tony Nerone 4/13/2003
Dear Connie, I think this is a wonderful wriing for the upcoming of the resurrection.


Reviewed by Joel Raja Kumar J 4/13/2003
Happy Easter, connie, A lovely poem

Love from India - Joel -
Reviewed by Jacqueline VanZandbeek 4/13/2003
What an excellent poem. Wishing you and yours a Happy Easter.
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 4/13/2003
This is beautiful..
Inspiring beauty.

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