Tag Archives: Resurrection

Great deception

Matthew 28:11-15 From Galileo to Columbus, the world has had difficulty accepting things that challenge long held belief. The earth is the center of the solar system and the world is flat. When challenged, these long held truths found support … 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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Walking with Christ

Luke 24:13-35 It’s a long walk down the road to uncertainty, a long dark walk. Turning points are few, and often misunderstood. That’s the road Cleopas and his companion were navigating. That might be wishful thinking. When you’re lost, you’re … Continue reading

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Were you there?

Luke 24:1-12 Were you there? No doubt many sang this beloved hymn on Good Friday. Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Of course, you were. Though not physically, your sin, my sin, our sin was there. It is … Continue reading

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Of first importance

1 Corinthians 15:1-10 Early in the morning, so many people are already wondering how they will tackle their daunting list of to-dos. This list never seems to get any shorter. There are always errands to run, new issues to address, … Continue reading

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Who is Jesus?

Mark 8:27-38 Who do you say Jesus is? Messiah? Lord? What about Savior or Lamb of God? There are many other attributes for Jesus that could be written, but what do all these things mean? When asked by a non-believer, … Continue reading

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No one knows

Mark 13:1-37 Certainly, with all the conflict, violence and natural disasters, the end must be near. How could things get much worse? Just when we think the news could not get any worse, the headlines bring yet another round of … 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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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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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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