Thursday, March 28, 2013

Old Rugged Cross




                                                       It stood on a hillside
                                                       An old rugged cross
                                                       The emblem of suffering
                                                       For sinners that were lost

                                                       His bloodshed was eminent
                                                       To crucify they were bound
                                                       He wore a crown of thorns
                                                       Destined for heaven's crown

                                                       They mocked and smote him
                                                       They placed thieves by his side
                                                       My God Why Has Thou Forsaken
                                                       He cried before he died

                                                       They wrapped him in linen
                                                       Placed him in a borrowed tomb
                                                       They rolled a great stone
                                                       In the doorway to entomb

                                                       On the third day they came
                                                       At the rising of the sun
                                                       The stone was rolled away
                                                       They could not hold God's son

                                                       On that old rugged cross
                                                       His bloodstains washed away
                                                       All the sins in this world
                                                       He surely lives today

                                                       Thank you Lord for that old cross
                                                       You made the ultimate sacrifice
                                                       Like the thief on the cross
                                                       I'll see you in paradise

                                                     @ Susie Swanson,2013

                                   From my family to yours, Happy Easter and May God Bless. Susie

23 comments:

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    1. Happy Easter and May God Bless You Janet.

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  2. God bless you and your family this Easter, Susie.

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  3. Oh so wonderful, Susie. This would be so pretty set to music for a hymn.

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  4. So emotional .. beautiful Susie. TY
    Happy Easter sweet friend.
    TTFN ~
    Hugs,
    Marydon

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  5. So emotional .. beautiful Susie. TY
    Happy Easter sweet friend.
    TTFN ~
    Hugs,
    Marydon

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    1. Thank you so much Marydon.. Happy Easter to you. :)

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  6. Lovely poem, Susie. Happy Easter! Wishing you many blessings.

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  7. Oh dear Susie,
    Tears are rolling down my cheeks now. I have only one word to describe your poem today......PERFECT.

    Happy Easter, lovely friend of mine.

    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

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    1. Awe, thank you so much Sheri.. Happy Easter to you also.

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  8. Wonderful Susie!!

    Have a Blessed Easter.

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  9. Happy Easter to you too Susie!

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  10. Amen to that, Susie! Beautiful and touching poem! Blessings to you and happy Easter!

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    1. Thank you Connie.. Here's wishing you a Happy Easter as well.

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  11. Happy Easter Susie, many blessing to you and yours:)

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