If Jesus didn’t rise from the dead, where is His body? If Jesus didn’t rise from the dead why did His disciples go to their death for proclaiming that He did? If Jesus didn’t rise from the dead what explains the change in the disciples from cowering wrecks to empowered preachers of the Gospel? IfContinue reading “Did Jesus Rise?”
No more is death to be feared. Jesus defeated death not just once, not just for himself, but for all who choose to believe. There are many things that we can choose to worry about, and do, but death should not be one of them. No longer is death the end. No longer is theContinue reading “Death Defeated”
Waiting, in fear and anticipation Is it just a vain hope? Will all hope be lost? Or could it actually all come true? Waiting in fear and trembling Has everything just come crashing down? Is this the end? Was it all just lies and speculation? Waiting, in darkness and despair Who will helpContinue reading “Easter Saturday”
It’s quite a hard thing to imagine that someone would give up everything for us. That someone would lay down their life so that we might live. Not in a moment of madness. Not as a knee jerk reaction. But thoughtfully, purposefully, willingly. That someone who had done no wrong, who least deserved to sufferContinue reading “Help Us to Change”
Forgiven. totally forgiven. It’s hard to take it in really. Having a debt that you had no means of paying written off, paid on your behalf. Not paid by some billionaire for whom it means nothing but paid for with somebody’s very life. Yet He asks nothing in return. He doesn’t want you to feelContinue reading “Forgiven, Totally Forgiven”
Jesus did not rise again to save us from a regime or government, He rose again to save us from ourselves. He rose again to save us from the fear of death. He rose again to save us from eternal separation from God. He rose again to save us from death itself.
A day of waiting, a day of uncertainty. A day of faith or a day of fear? Is it over or is it just beginning? What will tomorrow bring? Cruelly whipped and hung upon a cross Where is the justice, where the victory? Is this what He spoke of or has it all gone wrong?Continue reading “What Will Tomorrow Bring?”
Without the resurrection Christianity is no more than people following the teachings of a wise man, with the resurrection Jesus brings us release from sin and the fear of death and a true and certain hope for the future. The resurrection tells us that there is more to life than this, the best is yetContinue reading “Resurrection”