With a frequency that is amazing, the Bible affirms the fact of the bodily resurrection of Christ.
9 For this very reason, Christ died and returned to life so that he might be the Lord of both the dead and the living. Romans 14: 9
Perhaps the most direct of all its statements is Luke’s account in the book of Acts, where he reports, “3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God.” (Acts 1:3). What are we going to do with these “many infallible proofs”? Ask some people how much they know about God. Some may say: “I don’t know much, but what I do know has changed my life.” We may not be able to take all of this evidence into a scientific laboratory and prove it; but, if we accept any fact of history, we must accept the fact that Jesus Christ rose from the dead.
Why Do Feelings Hurt? Have you ever felt anxiety, sadness, anger, fear, worry, jealousy, or loneliness? Maybe you equate one or all of these “negative” feelings with weakness or the inability to handle life. This isn’t true. Did you know that there are lots of examples in the Bible of the Father, Son, and Holy … Continue reading Breaking Free
What is Holy Week? Holy Week is a series of eight days that allow us as Christians, as believers, as followers of Christ, an opportunity to reflect upon the shift in humanity Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross launched. It starts with Palm Sunday when Jesus enters the city of Jerusalem. The week leads us through … Continue reading Holy Week
John 12:13 13 They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Blessed is the king of Israel!” Palm Sunday marks the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, and the start of “Holy Week”. Some of the most familiar teachings and stories of … Continue reading Hosanna