He Is Risen

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Gospel LK 24:1-12

At daybreak on the first day of the week
the women who had come from Galilee with Jesus
took the spices they had prepared
and went to the tomb.
They found the stone rolled away from the tomb;
but when they entered,
they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.

While they were puzzling over this, behold,
two men in dazzling garments appeared to them.
They were terrified and bowed their faces to the ground.
They said to them,
“Why do you seek the living one among the dead?
He is not here, but he has been raised.
Remember what he said to you while he was still in Galilee,
that the Son of Man must be handed over to sinners
and be crucified, and rise on the third day.”
And they remembered his words.
Then they returned from the tomb
and announced all these things to the eleven
and to all the others.
The women were Mary Magdalene, Joanna, and Mary the mother of James;
the others who accompanied them also told this to the apostles,
but their story seemed like nonsense
and they did not believe them.
But Peter got up and ran to the tomb,
bent down, and saw the burial cloths alone;
then he went home amazed at what had happened.

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82 Responses to He Is Risen

  1. Indeed He is risen! Alleluia!

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  2. Menagerie:

    Good Passover and Resurrection Day to you and yours.

    Thank you for posting the Scriptures.
    They tell the story.
    They are part of the story because Jesus Christ is the Word Incarnate.

    Shalom and may God richly bless you and yours today as you faithfully live before Him.

    Liked by 14 people

  3. dallasdan says:

    Alleluia, alleluia, I am saved.

    Liked by 19 people

    • Amen and praise God our Father and Lord Jesus Christ.

      Thank you Jesus for Your great mercy, grace and enduring, eternal love for us, so lowly, so unworthy…but nevertheless, You have chosen us before the foundation of the world and have made us Yours, yes, Your treasure forever. Nothing shall separate us from Your love.

      DD…yours was a brief comment. But potent!

      The Lord desires us to acknowledge so great a gift, to be thankful…and to say so.

      So you did.

      Bless you brother and may God go with you, be close to you always wherever you go and whatever you do.

      Shalom!

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    • Bree says:

      Praise God!

      Liked by 8 people

  4. Joe Blow says:

    Thank You Lord! God bless all of my fellow Treepers. May you all have a peace-filled & joyous Easter.

    Liked by 18 people

    • Too Real says:

      God Bless! He is Risen!~

      The first tree budded in our yard yesterday, and my daughter was ecstatic. “Mom!” she cried. “Look how beautiful!” I was struck by the way her joy spilled over into my own heart. I stood for a moment in awe of new life. Fresh beginnings. The promise of spring made visible. As we were getting ready for Easter, a season of renewal, it was the unbridled excitement my daughter displayed that let me experience joy in a new and unexpected way.

      And suddenly, I was reminded of the empty tomb and the childlike wonder of those who witnessed it—who stood at the entrance of the place where just hours before, the turning point in history had happened: human feet on holy ground. Hearts filled with the utter delight of God’s love made visible in a way that it had never been before.

      That’s what I want on Easter Sunday. Even more than egg hunts and chocolates and new dresses (which are all delightful!) I want to be filled with His joy in a new way, and let it spill out everywhere.

      And I believe the children in our lives have a lot to teach us about joy.

      Jesus knew it, too:

      He called a little child to him, and placed the child among them. 3 And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.”Matthew 18:2-3 NIV

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  5. Timmy-the-Ute says:

    Just got home from Easter Vigil Mass here in Utah. Wonderful service.

    Liked by 11 people

  6. He is risen indeed!

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  7. Frank says:

    Happy Easter, everyone!

    Liked by 8 people

  8. Amen to all of the above comments. I’m all in.

    Liked by 11 people

  9. Mandy says:

    If you have not seen this movie – it is an absolute MUST SEE.

    RISEN.

    Liked by 5 people

  10. Grandma Covfefe says:

    Praise The Lord…He is Risen!
    Thank You, Menagerie, for this post

    Liked by 11 people

  11. William Schneider says:

    Have a blessed Easter fellow Treepers! Praise God for the saving grace won by the Son of God Jesus. By His stripes and blood we are saved!!

    And praise God for allowing us the president we need during this time of madness for our country. I pray Pres Trump has a glorious Easter season culminating in the demise of his enemies..

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  12. He is risen, indeed!

    Liked by 5 people

  13. grlangworth says:

    “Lord, I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof, but only say the word and my soul shall be healed.”

    Liked by 10 people

  14. Serena says:

    He is risen!! He is risen indeed!! Have a very blessed and happy Easter fellow Treepers!

    Liked by 5 people

  15. Our Lord & Savior is the Way, the Truth, the Light; Accept Christ into your heart & into your life. Amen

    Liked by 3 people

  16. He is Risen! Praise God.

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  17. Dora says:

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  18. Conservative_302 says:

    Romans 8:31. If God is for us, who can stand against us. Praise be to God in the highest and peace to his people on earth. Lord God, lamb of God, you take away the sins of the earth. God is great.

    Liked by 4 people

  19. TheLastDemocrat says:

    Two men in dazzling garments, at the low stone shelf where Jesus had been laid, and where the shroud would be.

    This is parallel to Exodus, with the two cherubs on either side of of mercy seat of the ark, where man would encounter God once a year for atonement for mankind.

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  20. TheLastDemocrat says:

    At sunrise, Peter “bends down” and sees the burial cloth in the tomb.

    So, maybe the tomb was facing east?

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  21. Dora says:

    Like

  22. MainelyDoc says:

    I am thankful for information places like the Conservative Treehouse. I have a place to “hang out” with politicos who are Believers.

    Liked by 7 people

  23. ParteaGirl says:

    He is Risen! Happy Easter!

    Ephesians 2:4-6

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  24. maggiemoowho says:

    Happy Easter Everyone!!!🙏🏻🐇🐣

    Liked by 2 people

  25. Blind no longer says:

    Praise be to God, HE HAS RISEN!! Happy Easter! God bless each and every one of you.

    Liked by 3 people

  26. waltherppk says:

    Rejoice !

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  27. waltherppk says:

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  28. bakocarl says:

    Even though the “current news” is only about two days old, it’s as stale as last week’s bread left out on the counter:
    – PTrump is totally vindicated from collusion and obstruction
    – The Mueller report is total partisan garbage
    – Trump and his admin are now proven deeply corrupt
    – Investigations will continue to hold Trump accountable
    – Talking heads talking about the talk of other talking heads

    So, what is the real current news? The real current news is about 2,000 years old, yet remains as fresh and fragrant as the flowers blooming now in spring meadows:
    – Jesus died for our sins according to the Scriptures
    – Believing, our sins are covered by His blood, remembered by God no more
    – Jesus was buried, and rose again on the third day
    – Jesus’ resurrection fills us with a living expectation of our own resurrection to life with Him

    On this momentous weekend, what is the news that will be deserving and commanding our attention? I know where my thoughts will lie.

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  29. Kristin DeBacco says:

    To all Treepers, Sundance, Menagerie,AdRem: a very Blessed Easter!

    Liked by 1 person

  30. Happy Easter to all treepers! Keep up the faith and keep believing in power of prayers!

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  31. Old post card with Jesus pointing to His heart as He watches Cathedral of Notre Dame burn.
    O heart of Jesus, do not look at our sins but the blood of the martrys who cries mercy

    video:
    https://remnantnewspaper.com/web/index.php/articles/item/4440-the-rooster-of-notre-dame-omen-for-europe

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    • JTR says:

      If you look carefully at this postcard, You also see what looks like the Capitol building behind Jesus. Also a firing squad doing their job. The man in the video says he’ll do another video on this postcard after Easter. Very interesting.

      I’m not Catholic, but I have always found it very interesting and inspiring.

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  32. bluebongo says:

    Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even after dying. Everyone who lives in me and believes in me will never ever die. Do you believe this, Martha?”
    John 11:25‭-‬26 NLT
    https://bible.com/bible/116/jhn.11.25-26.NLT

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  33. moe2004 says:

    Happy Easter to all, he has risen!

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  34. Snow White says:

    Jesus is Risen indeed 🌼🌼🌼🌼

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  35. cliffaheadwolvesbehind says:

    Happy Easter!!!!
    If Jesus can rise from the dead then all is possible!!!!🌻

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  36. Lurker says:

    Thanks be to God for he gave his only begotten son so our sins can be forgiven he is risen indeed

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  37. bessie2003 says:

    Happy Easter to all

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  38. J Gottfred says:

    Happy Easter to all too, even Google, who cannot recognize Christianity’s most important day with an Easter doodle when they’ll honor every other faith’s day with one. (Oh, it’s hard to turn the other cheek…)

    http://www.google.com

    Good for today only!

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  39. rojobirds says:

    1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

    Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. 14 For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him. 15 According to the Lord’s word, we tell you that we who are still alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will certainly not precede those who have fallen asleep. 16 For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. 17 After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever. 18 Therefore encourage one another with these words.

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  40. ms Idaho` says:

    I never thought of this before – Today, Easter, day of Resurrection, is more of a ‘beginning’ New Year than is the birth of Jesus & the calendar new year. I’ll add my Happy Easter wishes to all your wishes and to those that are not posted but are heartfelt.
    Ahhhh, the Mueller report is ended and our great president’s agenda kicks into high gear. Feels great, doesn’t it?

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  41. IrishEyesSouth says:

    A beautiful day! No other expression of love given to each of us, past, present & future has such insurmountable meaning. He gave His life so that we may have everlasting life; we need only acknowledge, repent, and believe. Praise God – He is risen!
    He is the way, the truth & the light.
    Spread His Word far & wide!
    https://share.icloud.com/photos/0kGN3fMXvt5TpHyjlQaTusawg

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  42. sunnyflower5 says:

    Happy Easter! 🙏💕

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  43. NJF says:

    Happy Easter to all.

    Attended a wonderful mass this morning at a different church than where we are parishioners.

    Mass was said in Italian and it was really beautiful.

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  44. blognificentbee says:

    Alleluia! Happy Easter Treepers.

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  45. Shiggz says:

    Happy Easter Treepers

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  46. I just listened to this wonderful medley of Jesus songs. Don’t know anything about Willow Creek Church, but this is fantastic! Happy Easter!

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  47. BarneyRubble says:

    Amen and Amen

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  48. StanH says:

    Happy Easter! And may God continue to bless and keep our great President Trump, his family, and the United States of America.

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  49. bls46 says:

    We are an Easter people……and Alleluia is our song ~

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