Category: Easter Week

The second criminal

The Easter message I attended focused on the criminals crucified alongside Jesus. Consider the scene. Three men are hanging on crosses. All of them gasping for air as they face imminent death. Jesus is in the middle literally dying for the sins of the criminals on either side Him. One of the criminals who were…[View Article]

Impossible to keep Him down. Heaven is happening.

Can we be certain that God’s promise of heaven after this brief life is real? Yes. God’s victory over death was proven today when God rose Jesus from the dead. But God raised him up and put an end to suffering of death, since it was impossible for him to be held by it, Acts…[View Article]

Silent Saturday

This is the story of Easter weekend: This man was handed over to you by God’s deliberate plan and foreknowledge; and you, with the help of wicked men, put him to death by nailing him to the cross. But God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was…[View Article]

A bad Friday is a Good Friday

Jesus is falsely accused. Then the whole council rose and led Jesus away to Pilate. And they began to accuse Him, saying, “We found this man subverting our nation, forbidding payment of taxes to Caesar, and proclaiming Himself to be Christ, a King.” Jesus answers a question honestly. So Pilate asked Him, “Are You the…[View Article]

Easter Morning Resurrections

How is the resurrection of Jesus Christ different from other resurrections? I had so much fun looking up other resurrections from the dead that occurred in the Bible in preparation for this year’s Easter post. Enjoy them with me before we conclude with the answer to the all important question at the top of this…[View Article]