easter.

Letter E Whether it is called Easter or Resurrection Sunday, this is the day for Christians to celebrate the day when  Jesus was    resurrected  from the dead.

The tomb was empty.

Why is this significant?

God took the form of a man and dwelt among humanity to save us from the consequences of sin: eternal death and eternal separation from God.

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

You don’t clean up before coming to God. He takes you as you are. He died for your sin before you were born.

You don’t have eternal life through doing good things. It is a gift.

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

The old covenant, the Law, could not save, only reveal to us what sin is.

The new covenant, Grace, saves, and wipes the slate clean.

Jesus took upon himself the sin of the world.  His death and resurrection broke the power of sin over our lives.

What does he want?

Our love.

Photo credit: Art4TheGlryOfGod / Foter / CC BY-ND

Photo credit: Art4TheGlryOfGod / Foter / CC BY-ND

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3 thoughts on “easter.

  1. I always try to remember this when someone says they are not good enough for God. Also when someone says they don’t go to church because of all the hypocrites. My response: “Do you think only non-sinners should go to church?”

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