They were puzzled. Was it a riddle? In a little while they wouldn’t see Him, but in a little while they would see Him again because He was going to His Father?
Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen!
I AM the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?
The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is a non-negotiable and foundational tenet of Christianity.
“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” JOHN 3:16
The portrayal of Messiah’s sufferings in the 53rd chapter of Isaiah draws us to a profound assessment. No one is exempt; our condition is innate: “All we like sheep have gone astray.”
The Lord Jesus on the same night in which He was betrayed took bread; and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, ‘Take, eat; this is My body which is broken for you; do this in remembrance of Me.’
Commonly called Maundy Thursday, Christians worldwide use the day to prepare their hearts for the commemoration of the most decisive day in history—Good Friday.
Beginning with His entrance into Jerusalem, everything Jesus experienced during His final week of ministry was foreordained as a set time in God’s redemptive plan.
What appeared to be a spontaneous gathering in the village of Bethany in reality was a set time predicted by the prophet Zechariah.
Fully aware of how events would unfold, Jesus approached Jerusalem not with fear or anxiety, but with purpose and unwavering resolve.
That the Jewish people have carefully adhered to God’s requirements to communicate the message of Passover to successive generations authenticates the historic event that marked the founding of the nation of Israel.
Remember His marvelous works which He has done, His wonders, and the judgments of His mouth, O seed of Abraham His servant, you children of Jacob, His chosen ones!
The celebration of Passover was mandated by God to ensure that the descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob-Israel would never forget His faithfulness.
Therefore the Jews of the villages who dwelt in the unwalled towns celebrated the fourteenth day of the month of Adar with gladness and feasting, as a holiday, and for sending presents to one another.
Despite mortal danger, she chose to fulfill her destiny to advocate on behalf of the Jewish people. Esther’s decision to risk death to prevent the annihilation of the Jewish population of Persia stands as a heroic model for all people of faith.
With the current spike in anti-Semitic incidents, the Old Testament book of Esther provides a graphic reminder that those who devise plans to harm the Jewish people do so at their own peril.
While God set the stage for a dramatic intervention, the players who had been strategically positioned to meet a clear and present danger still had a choice as to whether they would fulfill their destiny.
Although challenging, David’s life is proof that waiting on the Lord is the most courageous thing we can do.