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The Resurrection

Jesus lives!

The living Christ makes a real difference in the lives of those who turn to Him. And that is only the beginning. We too shall be resurrected in the end!

“Why should it be thought incredible by you that God raises the dead?” Acts 26:8.

Justin Martyr, A.D.155, answering skeptics concerning a future resurrection:

Consider this hypothesis; if you were not such as you are, born of such parents, and someone were to show you the human seed and a picture of a man, and assure you that the one could grow into the other, would you believe it before you saw it happening? No one would dare to deny [that you wouldn’t]. In the same way unbelief prevails about the resurrection of the dead because you have never seen an instance of it. But as you at first would not have believed that from a little drop such beings [as men] could develop, yet you see it happening, so consider that it is possible for human bodies, dissolved and scattered in the earth like seeds, to rise again in due time by God’s decree and be clothed with incorruption.

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas?

 Some Christians believe that Christmas is wrong and that we should have nothing to do with it. They note the pagan origins of the winter festival, the associations with the ‘Christ Mass’, and the incessant commercialism and materialism. I agree with them that Christmas has no Biblical warrant, and I believe that there are many […] Continue reading →

Everyday is Thanksgiving

    In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you (1 Thessalonians 5:18). WHEN THE PILGRIMS first celebrated Thanksgiving in 1621, they celebrated an abundant harvest and a miraculous friendship. The harvest was a divine blessing, on which their lives depended. During their first winter in Plymouth, half […] Continue reading →