Victories Empowered by the Resurrection

"Now if Christ be preached that He rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead?  But if there be no resurrection of the dead, then is Christ not risen: and if Christ be not risen, then our preaching vain, and your faith also vain. Yes, and … Continue reading Victories Empowered by the Resurrection

The Victory of the Cross

"Father forgive them; for they know not what they do."  Luke 23:33-34 "Today you shall be with Me in paradise." Luke 23:43 "Woman behold your son... Behold your mother."  John 19:26-27 "My God, My God; why have You forsaken Me?" Matthew 27:46; Mark 15:34 "I thirst."  John 19:28 "It is finished."  John 19:30 "Into Your … Continue reading The Victory of the Cross

Take Away the Stone

"Jesus therefore again groaning in Himself comes to the grave. It was a cave, and a stone lay upon it. Jesus said, 'Take you away the stone.' Martha, the sister of him that was dead, said unto Him, 'Lord, by this time he stinks: for he hath been dead four days.' Jesus said unto her, 'Said … Continue reading Take Away the Stone

Some… Would Pervert the Gospel of Christ – Galations 1:6-10

"I marvel that ye are so soon removed from Him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ. But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which … Continue reading Some… Would Pervert the Gospel of Christ – Galations 1:6-10

Christ is Risen from the Dead – 1 Corinthians 15:20-34

"But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept. For since by man came death, by Man came also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they … Continue reading Christ is Risen from the Dead – 1 Corinthians 15:20-34

The Lord Stood By Him – Acts 23:6-11

"But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, 'Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.' And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between … Continue reading The Lord Stood By Him – Acts 23:6-11

No Government of Man Can Stop It

"So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch." Matthew 27:66  (KJB) Reading today in Matthew 27 and 28 you will find that Jesus is crucified by the powers that be, and a mob of angry people who hated Jesus, and the most powerful ruling human authorities on earth … Continue reading No Government of Man Can Stop It

To Trust or to Defy the Living God

My reading for today was Isaiah 36 - 38.  In these chapters the Assyrians have been on a rampage through the land of Judah, destroying and pillaging; and they have come to Jerusalem which is walled and protected by good soldiers.  The king of Assyria sends his messenger to the wall with a threatening message, … Continue reading To Trust or to Defy the Living God