Easter 2020 brings home how astounding the resurrection was 2000 years ago.
The popular Aussie pastime – travel – has become a nightmare. Aussie travellers are fleeing real-life scenarios where they fear that COVID-19 is threatening their life.
COVID-19 has revealed our mortality in a way not seen for generations – as confronting as it was in Jesus’ days on earth. It’s highlighting the HOPE that Christ’s resurrection brought to us all.
That the human Jesus rose from the grave, shines like the sun against the dark backdrop of present world death rates. “Death is not the end!” – what wonderful news.
This Easter Sunday morning, join the joyful shout, “Christ is Risen!” … and know that, joined by faith to Him, all of us can rise as conquerors of death.
I’m not going to lie, I wish we didn’t have to experience death at all – loss is so sad. But since Christ rose again, death and resurrection are now the doorway to eternal LIFE in glory!
… Christ has been raised up, the first in a long legacy of those who are going to leave the cemeteries – 1 Corinthians 15:20 (The Message).
God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life – John 3:16 NIV.
God bless you this Easter,
Chaplain Don McPherson