Tag Archives: Resurrection

Mary Magdalene: First Witness to the Resurrection

Jesus appeared first to Mary. He had a great stake in her life. Loved her. Cast demons from her. Died for her. Yet Jesus also had a pattern of elevating women in honour and equality, which was beyond the time … Continue reading

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Risen According to His Word

Jesus came to seek and save those who are lost, giving his life as a ransom for ours, so that we could be with him in the paradise of heaven.  Celebrate his resurrection. Take hold of the hope of heaven … Continue reading

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Nicodemus: Skeptic to Disciple

You have heard about Jesus. You have perhaps asked some questions and thought things through. What will move you from skeptic to follower? What will move your heart to invite Jesus to lead you? Today we consider Nicodemus’ journey from … Continue reading

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Responding to the Advances of God

If someone came back from the dead, would that convince you that God is real? If someone you know and love came back and warned you that heaven and hell are real, would it change your behaviour or your beliefs? … Continue reading

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Gospel Revelation

Some might think that the events of Jesus’ life unfolded in a chain of action – reaction moves leading up to his arrest. We see today that Jesus knew and told his disciples exactly what would happen in advance regarding … Continue reading

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Hope for New Life

In the resurrected Jesus we have a future hope.  Job asks, with much hope, if someone dies, will they live again?  He wrestled with this because Job knew no one rises from the dead.  What Job wrestled with, Jesus resolved … Continue reading

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Resurrection Hope

When the women came from the empty tomb, their words seemed like nonsense. Do you hope in the power of God or the power of humanity? If there was no resurrection, there is no Christian God.  If Jesus is not … Continue reading

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