The Message of the Resurrection: Christ Is Risen! by Paul Beasley-MurrayA basic tenet of Christian faith is the fact of Jesus bodily resurrection. But does Easter preaching inspire spiritual renewal or only rational assent? Does the fact obscure the splendor, and does the argument eclipse the new world that dawned with the resurrection of Jesus Christ? Paul Beasley-Murray aims to restore your awe and amazement at the resurrection. And as he connects the dots between a wide range of New Testament texts that offer witness to the resurrection, Beasley-Murray sketches the larger contours of Gods story of creation and re-creation. The resurrection of Jesus emerges as much more than a point on which to pin apologetic arguments; rather it is the anchor and axis of Gods redemptive work. Here, in all its grittiness and glory, is introduced the event that will change you and your world forever. Companions to the Bible Speaks Today commentaries, the volumes of the Bible Speaks Today Bible Themes Series highlight the message of key biblical texts in support of various facets of Christian belief. Rooted in Christian heritage and conversant with contemporary culture, this series provides a rich resource for preaching, teaching and spiritual growth.
'Jesus said what?' Expect hope, love and resurrection messages on Easter
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Easter is a major Christian holiday that celebrates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Good Friday remembers the crucifixion and death of Christ, while Easter Sunday celebrates his resurrection. What is the meaning and significance of the resurrection of Jesus Christ? Why is it something that has been so celebrated throughout history? He was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification.
Why is this? What is happening? I believe part of the dilemma is that we have preached a weak, watered-down Christ.
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2. Belief in Jesus's physical resurrection is the defining doctrine of Christianity.
This article is part of the 10 Things You Should Know series. Sometimes today, when we hear the gospel preached, the focus is on the cross. The resurrection is often ignored, assumed, or mentioned only in passing. In contrast, the preaching recorded in the book of Acts emphasized the resurrection of Jesus, and barely mentioned his death. The apostles were preoccupied with the resurrection and emphasized it much more than the cross. Sadly, the church only seems to get excited about the resurrection once a year at Easter time. In reality, every Sunday should be Resurrection Sunday.
Easter is the day that Christians believe that Christ rose from the dead, bringing eternal life to followers. It's also about sharing messages of hope, says Raquel Serrano, a chaplain and minister with the Hand Foundation, an advocacy and grantmaking organization. On Sunday, she will be supporting her brother, Senior Pastor Ruben Serrano, the new pastor at Light of the World, known as Rochester's first bilingual church. I see that same message that goes across all generational lines. Jesus offers us an incredible exchange in our lives. He exchanged his sinlessness for our sinfulness, he exchanged his righteousness for our unrighteousness. He exchanged his death for our life.