With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: 4/1/12 - 4/8/12

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Think on These Things # 8 Glorious Day

In Christ Alone
Songwriters: Getty, Julian Keith; Townend, Stuart Richard

In Christ alone my hope is found
He is my light, my strength, my song
This Cornerstone, this solid ground
Firm through the fiercest drought and storm

What heights of love, what depths of peace
When fears are stilled, when strivings cease
My Comforter, my All in All
Here in the love of Christ I stand

In Christ alone, who took on flesh
Fullness of God in helpless Babe
This gift of love and righteousness
Scorned by the ones He came to save

Til on that cross as Jesus died
The wrath of God was satisfied
For every sin on Him was laid
Here in the death of Christ I live, I live

There in the ground His body lay
Light of the world by darkness slain
Then bursting forth in glorious Day
Up from the grave He rose again

And as He stands in victory
Sin's curse has lost its grip on me
For I am His and He is mine
Bought with the precious blood of Christ

No guilt in life, no fear in death
This is the power of Christ in me
From a life's first cry to final breath
Jesus commands my destiny

No power of hell, no scheme of man
Could ever pluck me from His hand
Til He returns or calls me home
Here in the power of Christ I stand
Linking to: Photography Friday @ It's Overflowing
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 With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart

Friday, April 6, 2012

Dying He Saved Me

Jesus said, "It is finished." With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit
John 19:30

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Pretty Easter Cake and Spritz Cookies

I made these treats for Bible study.
I totally copied the cake from a lovely place I recently visited.
Pops and Podge shared their fabulous Directions/Tips for  making a beautiful Easter cake.  They included a lovely lemon filling and egg-shaped cake pops covered in melting chocolate for the top.
Check out their yummy blog!
The springtime cookies are made using a cookie press so they fill a tray quickly. Add a few sprinkles of colorful sugars and a tiny chocolate chip for the center.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Finished Tutorial for Crochet Easter Egg

I completed the tutorial for making a crocheted Easter Egg shown in this post.
It ended up being two parts because my camera abruptly stopped recording long before I thought it would.
Though not typical Easter colors I think this pink and blue version looks sweet for a baby's 1st Easter.
You can make a solid color egg, use variegated yarn or choose any combination of colors for your egg.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Little Wooden Cross from Sticks

 I made a humble little cross just like this several years ago with the verse from Luke 2:11, A Savior has been born to you, and each year lay it atop a Christmas cake to remind us why Jesus was born. 


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