Category Archives: Easter

Feed my sheep

John 21:1-19 Following the crucifixion and death of Christ, Peter seemed lost. So much had taken place in the three years since he had first encountered Jesus. At the beginning of their ministry, Peter was bold, but his assertiveness often … Continue reading

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Changing the rules

Luke 24:1-9 The rule is, when your heart stops beating and you quit breathing, you die. But God’s raising Jesus changes the rules. The resurrection changes the rules of the world, of life and death. Everything is changed. Suddenly we … Continue reading

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My Lord, my God!

John 20:24-29 The first time Jesus appeared to the disciples, Thomas was not with them. The others tried to convince Thomas that Jesus was indeed alive, but he was not ready to accept such news. The same fear and doubt … Continue reading

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Peace be with you

John 20:19-23 Isn’t it odd that, after all of the miracles Jesus’ disciples witnessed, and the authoritative teaching they received, none of them seemed to believe Jesus would be raised on the third day? Even before he was crucified, it … Continue reading

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Seeing and believing

Luke 24:1-11 Sometimes seeing isn’t always believing. Eyes have been known to play tricks. But when seeing is combined with feeling and hearing, one should consider the possibility that what has been seen, heard and felt is true. Such was … Continue reading

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He Is Risen

Mark 16:1-8 Oh, the things we forget when we have a job to do. Oh, the details we overlook. early in the morning, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Salome were heading to Jesus’ tomb to complete the … Continue reading

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The second day of the week

Luke 24:36-53 The Easter narrative makes us fully aware of what happened on the first day of the week. Women went to Jesus’ tomb and found he was not dead; he was raised. The news spread throughout that first day … Continue reading

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