Saturday, April 23, 2011

Easter Video - His Hands

I wanted to share this beautiful video with you.
 This past week in church two
 women sang this song and
 it made me weep.  It truly portrays the way
I feel about our Savior Jesus Christ
and the ultimate sacrifice He has made for all
of us.


(Video put together by superguru100 on YouTube)

A few years ago we had the priviledge of traveling
to Israel for Easter and Passover.  We were actually
flying into Jerusalem at sunrise on Easter morning.  I woke
up and looked out the window and saw the sun
coming up over the horizon.  


My mind immediately burst into song -
"He is risen, He is risen, shout it out with joyful voice,
He hath burst his three day prison ,
let the whole wide earth rejoice...."

What a priviledge to be able to travel to Israel,
to walk where Jesus walked.  It truly is a Holy Land
and you can feel that there.

We were also able to experience Passover, where
no bread or flour is allowed in the restaurants or
hotels - what an unusual experience that was for us.
We were able to partake of the Seder meal to end
the Passover at our hotel where Jewish families came
to celebrate their traditions and ate with us.

I was able to swim in the Dead Sea and in the
Sea of Galilee


 and to take a ship across that most
famous Sea of Galilee where Jesus did much of his
teaching.

I walked on the same temple steps that Christ
would have walked on. 


 I visited the Jordan River
where Jesus was baptized.


  As it were, "I walked
today where Jesus walked, and felt His presence there."

Of all of the traveling we have done,
nothing has been as life altering as a trip
to the Holy Land.  I was able to stand in the
 Garden Tomb


and pray for a confirmation that our Lord and Savior really
did rise from the tomb and manifest himself and
 because of that we will rise again one day to be with Him.

Reading the scriptures was never the same again
after having been there and seen and experienced it. 

This Easter, although bunnies and eggs are cute,
Jesus Christ is the reason for Easter and I am truly
grateful that
 He lives.
I Know That My Redeemer Lives.

(Photos from Photobucket.com)

If you would like to know more about what
I know, visit www.lds.org.

May you have a wonderful Easter Sunday.
I will be posting this with


Jacqueline
Jacqueline

Chocolat - French for Chocolate. I adored chocolate from a young age when I had to sneak in the cupboard to find where my mother had hidden the Nestle's Chocolate Chips. Having read about the famous chocolat shoppes in Paris, when I finally got there I was determined to try a chocolate from every Paris shoppe. I invite you to share my adventures in creating, in travel, and in life.

26 comments:

  1. Happy easter weekend darling...love love love Ria...xxx...

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  2. Beautiful sister...I have been to all those places in Israel too and I came home from that trip changed inside. He is the reason and He is real. Happy Easter. :D

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  3. You were so blessed to make that trip! What a beautiful experience you share here. I love Easter and I love the Lord. I am very glad I stopped by today. Blessed Easter wishes to you today and always! Anne

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  4. A beautiful post! I hope you and your family have a lovely Easter!

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  5. That video brought tears to my eyes. Not mankinds finest hour for sure. THANK GOD he gave us his son... You were a lucky girl to have seen & had those times to walk in his footsteps.
    Have a Happy Easter & thank you for sharing this with us.
    Charlene

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  6. So wonderful, Happy Easter.

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  7. That must have been wonderful for you and yours. Have a Happy Easter too.

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  8. HI DEAR JACQUELINE~WISHING YOU AND YOUR FAMILY A VERY HAPPY EASTER :)

    XO~MARI

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  9. What a blessed day for CHRISTS' FOLLOWERS all over the world as we celebrate RESURRECTION SUNDAY and although we live our lives today we can all look forward to the day when we will be with our LORD GOD for all of eternity !! What a beautiful song ....Rest well !

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  10. HAPPY EASTER, Jackie!!! It was a fabulous trip...SO GRATEFUL we got to go!!!!
    Love, Debbie

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  11. It was me, Jackie. Christin's been on my computer, again!!!

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  12. What a beautiful message of what you know to be true, Jacqueline. Thanks for sharing your trip and testimony with us. Our Savior, His life, Atonement and the fact that He is risen and will come again, makes each day a joy for me.

    Happy Easter to you and yours.

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  13. Thank you for this Easter Gift.
    Happy Easter..to you and yours.
    It was lovely to read about your trip..I was moved.
    Your gratitude is evident and touching.

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  14. Thank you for the beautiful post and for sharing your trip to Israel. This is very inspiring. The true meaning of Easter. xo

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  15. I am at in-laws and couldn't see the video but loved the pics. I am so thankful for our Savior who made all good things possible. He atoned for our sins and broke the bands of death that make it possible to live again. Happy Easter! Joni

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  16. really beautiful, thanks for sharing all your pictures and your testimony.I posted pictures of you guys on my blog you can copy them off or I can send them 2 you.

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  17. Thank you so much for posting this inspirational meaning of Easter. I feel blessed to have been touched by your thoughts and the sentiments of the video. Have a blessed Easter.

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  18. Thanks Jackie for sharing!! Happy Easter to a dear friend. Beautiful post. Beautiful you!!! Hugs

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  19. This made me cry! Tears of joy. I have counted my blessings all day. Thank you for sharing such a special event with us.
    (Will you please be my sister?)
    Have a wonderful Easter, too.

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  20. Hope you're enjoying your Easter. Thanks for being a part of Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

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  21. What a fantastic experience. That must have been so memorable. I love this song and I enjoyed reading your beautiful post.

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  22. that was beautiful, thank you for sharing~

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  23. Happy Easter, Loved your photos and your touching commentary. One is never the same after experiencing the love of Christ Jesus.

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  24. How wonderful that you got to travel there. It must be awesome.
    D

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