Holy Week (Page 2)

Holy Week (Page 2)

this category is for Palm Sunday and Easter messages and may occasionally also include Maundy Thursday, Good Friday or other related services.

Resurrection Hope

This is the day we proclaim the resurrection of Jesus Christ; the day we rejoice in God’s finished work of salvation; the day we reflect on the empty tomb and celebrate victory over death itself. This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. On this Easter morning I want to reflect on the hope that we as Christians have in light of the resurrection. Hope is an expectation, a longing or desire…

Carpe Futura! Seize the Future!

What difference does Easter make? Does it merely mean that because one individual survived death there is the possibility of life after death? Does it mean that through faith in Christ we can endure this present evil age because we have an insurance policy for paradise? Does the resurrection of Christ have any transforming power for the here and now? Does it have any relevance with respect to world rulers and powers, or politics? Does it have anything to say…