We go to your tomb, O Christ,
expecting to be met by the cold hardness of stone,
sealing the death of hope.
Instead, we find that the stone has been rolled away
and you are not there!
Help us to encounter your risen presence everywhere we go
and live in the joy of Easter morn each and every day,
through Christ our risen Lord.
Submitted by Rev. Andy James, First Presbyterian Church of Whitestone, Queens, New York, and Rev. Teri Peterson, Ridgefield-Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church, Crystal Lake, Illinois.
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