19 April 2014

Jesus Our Savior by Teresa S. Mathews

Jesus Our Savior 

The sights, the sounds, the horrors 
Seeing His precious blood being shed.
How can the ones that praised His name
Be the ones that are now wanting him dead?

Hearing him cry out to his Father,
Why have you forsaken me?
It broke my heart as he closed his eyes, 
Drew his last breath and died upon that tree.

They carried him away to a cold dark tomb,
And sealed him there for good.
How can he arise in three short days?
Maybe we misunderstood.

The crying, the pain, the restlessness
How long will this torment last?
Please God how can we take this,
When will this sorrow pass?

Three days now are gone
It’s the first day of the week,
We are headed for the tomb
Our Lord’s burial place we seek.

There in the distance it can be seen
The stone has been rolled away. 
Two angels shining brightly now proclaim
He’s not here He Is Risen Today!

No longer is He sealed in that cold dark tomb
The Risen Lord is He
King of kings and Lord of Lords
He Will Reign for Eternity.
©Teresa S. Mathews

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  1. Such a powerful and lovely poem, TERESA. Sometimes when I suffer I tend to forget how much He suffered for my salvation, that I might have eternal life. He is RISEN!---and sits at the right hand of the Father ever interceding on our behalf!

    1. AMEN DIANA!! I can't wait for the day when I see him Face-to-Face and behold him in all of his GLORY. What a wonderful day that will be!

  2. Beautiful. Intense. Annointed. Thanks for sharing your talent with us, Teresa!

  3. Thank you, a wonderful read and yes how fickle a crowd.

    1. SCALE LILY you are so right, the crowd was quite fickle: singing Hosanna to Jesus and a few days later CRUCIFY! Thanks for dropping in! :-)

  4. One of my favorite verses!
    Love this poem!

  5. That's beautiful, Teresa!! THANK YOU!! Hugs and love to you this Easter week!!

    1. Thank you so much! Big Hugs back to you, Happy Easter!!

  6. Beautiful! Thank you for writing that
    Have a terrific Easter He lives

    1. Thank You CHRIS for coming by! Happy Easter to you and Yes, Praise God, HE LIVES!

  7. This is beautiful Teresa. Going to share it with a daughter. You are blessed with being able to write these beautiful touching poems. (((Hugs))), Maxie

    1. Thank you so much Sweet MAXIE!! Hope you have a wonderful Easter!! ((BIG HUGS))

  8. A beautiful, touching, and glorious poem TERESA!! Thanks for writing that to share with everybody, you are a sweet blessing! He died that we may live. But death did not claim victory because He rose again as shall we when we place our trust in Him as our Saviour! Halleujah!

    1. NOELA thank you!! Because he conquered death we can now have no fear of it, as my dad loved to say "death ain't no big deal'. :-)

  9. I always love your poems, Teresa!!! Thank you for sharing your talents with us on OWG, angel Teresa! Hugs and kisses--Happy Easter!

    1. Awweeee thank you Carrie! Big HUGS and kisses back to you!! :-)


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