While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men stood by them in dazzling apparel (Luke 24:4). If you had, just two days before, buried a friend in a tomb, and then returned 48 hours later to find the body gone - I believe we can say with surety you would be "perplexed."
- March 09, 2014 |
If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us (1 John 1:8). The cross is the only place that God will meet with mankind.
Jesus Christ, who is... the firstborn from the dead (Revelation 1:5). When he came forth from the tomb on Easter Sunday morning, he rose once and for all.
Do not cling to Me, for I have not yet ascended to My Father (John 20:17). The hope that Mary Magdalene experienced that day is the same hope we will celebrate this Easter.
They came upon a man of Cyrene, Simon by name; this man they compelled to carry his cross (Matt. 27:32). I have to confess: Lent is my least favorite liturgical season. Can't it just be Christmas year round?