Tag: Easter

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]

Good Friday

This post is published at 3:00 in the afternoon on Good Friday EST because the Bible says: About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”). (Matthew 27:46) I have been planning on writing about Christ’s cry…[View Article]

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]