Sunday, March 20, 2005

HeartWorship: Resurrection

A promise once made to the mortal and lost
A present paid for at extravagant cost
A future for those who have already died
A new life for those who feel dead inside
A lie to all those who will not believe truth
A fairy tale to those who've outgrown their youth
A threat to all those who invest in today
A detour to those who must make their own way
A wholeness of body that can't be destroyed
A perfectness filling an imperfect void
A reality that's mostly unrealized
A treasure reserved for those dearly prized
A nail-mark still seen in His feet and His hands
A life filled with gratitude that it demands
A purpose, a mission for those He would send
A worship beginning ... that never can end
"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade - kept in heaven for you, who through faith are shielded by God's power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time." - I Peter 1:3-5

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