He has risen, just as He said (Matthew 28:6). What would I ever do if someone I knew came back from the dead? Seriously, what would I do?
- February 21, 2013 |
But now is Christ risen from the dead (1 Cor. 15:20). The whole system of Christianity rests upon this fact.
- February 20, 2013 |
I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live (John 11:25). Death seems so cruel, so harsh, and so final.
- February 19, 2013 |
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation (Col. 1:15). How will we honor the death and resurrection of the creator of the universe?
- February 18, 2013 |
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.
- February 17, 2013 |
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."
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.
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?