The resurrection of Christ, then, is necessary to prove and show that his payment for sin was full and final. He finished paying sin's penalty! He rose from the dead!" -Bruce Ware, Big Truths for Young Hearts When Christ was raised from the dead, it was God's declaration of approval of Christ's work of redemption. … Continue reading Is The Resurrection Important?
Today we celebrate the BEST DAY! The day when Jesus Christ gave Himself as a ransom, a sacrifice, a propitiation for our sins. The day when He took the punishment and penalty for every single sin that we (if you are a Christian) have committed and will ever commit. That glorious day that He took … Continue reading Happy Good Friday!
When the Bible says, “If Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins” (1 Cor. 15:17), the point is not that the resurrection is the price paid for our sins. The point is that the resurrection proves that the death of Jesus is an all-sufficient price. If … Continue reading All-sufficient Price
Recently I was struck by the fact that I do very little to prepare for Easter. Good Friday & Easter are without a doubt the most important dates of the year. They’re the celebration of our redeemed life. Yet, at best, I take a week to prepare my heart and mind for the joyous celebrations. … Continue reading Are You Ready???