Tag: Easter

She was the first to see the risen Lord

The women rose while it was still dark. Every gospel account shows women rising before dark to go to the tomb. When they arrived, Jesus had already risen from the dead. When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go to anoint him….[View Article]

Women of the Easter Story. They stayed.

In a society currently focused on women’s rights issues, it’s worth taking a look at the evidence that Jesus found women valuable. Throughout Scripture we see Him honor the marginalized in general, not just women. His birth was announced to shepherds watching their flocks by night. He dined with tax collectors and healed the sick…[View Article]

Who is going to pay your sin bill?

Did you ever go to dinner with another party and fight over who was going to pay the bill? You know the tussle that occurs. A person who wants to pay gets the server’s attention before the meal is served and speaks rapidly in low tones into his or her ear. The server nods with…[View Article]

This Easter, are you more like Mary Magdalene or Peter?

Today is a wonderful day of celebration for Christ followers! Today Jesus proved his power over death and provided the evidence that He can make good on His promise of eternal life for all who place their faith in Him (John 3:16). If you happen to attend church for Easter this year, you may only…[View Article]