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The Greatest Gift Ever Given

The very beginning of the best things to come when he comes back.

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Be Free

Raelene J. Elliss © more by Raelene J. Elliss

Published by Family Friend Poems October 25, 2022 with permission of the Author.

God of glory
Born and died
To set me free

They buried him
In a borrowed tomb
Fools thought they'd sent
Him to his doom

Three days on the morning
Away the stone rolled
Empty was the tomb
Just as ancients told

He's not there
The angels said
Go and tell everyone
Jesus is not dead

Fear in the hearts
Of his friends
Jesus told them all
This is not the end

The resurrection, friends
Is the greatest gift
A sacrifice Jesus made
From sins to lift

No burden on our hearts
He has set us free
God's amazing grace
Washes over me



Many years ago, Raelene J. Elliss’ brother passed away in a drowning accident at a popular surf beach in South Australia. Her heart was broken, and the strain of the grief was unbearable. She had no idea how to express her feelings about that tragic loss.
One very warm evening, as she lay awake, unable to sleep due to the worry in her life,...

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