The Roman soldiers tortured Him,

Then pierced Him in the side.

His blood flowed free like a river.

It was finished, done; He had died.

They took him to the tomb and buried Him.

Satan thought that his victory was done.

But, three days later, Jesus rose from the grave.

Beyond the tomb, our redemption was won.

An Angel was sent down, from heaven,

To roll the stone from its stead.

When the soldiers, on guard, saw the angel,

They fell to the ground as if they were dead.

Hope had risen. Satan had lost.

Jesus wiped that smirk from his face.

Beyond the tomb, and beyond the cross,

Was victory for the whole human race.

Then, Jesus talked to His disciples

And told them 'what God had in mind'

Was for Him to suffer and die on the cross;

For their sins, and all of mankind.

As Jesus departed into the clouds,

Two angels appeared to His men,

Saying,"Why do you stare into heaven.

Don't you know He'll be coming again?"

He will come in the clouds of glory,

To claim His blushing bride.

Then, we'll all live with Jesus, forever.

In His loving arms we'll abide.

© 2007 by Vickie Lambdin Poetry by Vickie Lambdin Treasured Thoughts Vickie is a Heavenly Inspirations Author. This writing may be used in its entirety, with credits in tact, for non-profit ministering purposes