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Holy Saturday — the ignored day of Holy Week

What is Holy Saturday? Officially it is the day during Holy Week that falls between Good Friday and Easter Sunday. It’s the last day of Lent. It represents the full day that Jesus was dead and his body was in … Continue reading

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If Easter is true, then . . .

If Easter is more than fashion, rabbits, and eggs then perhaps we should . . . If Easter is true–give control to Christ! –Is Christ alive in the 21st Century? If not, then do your thing. If yes, then step … Continue reading

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Alternative Names For Easter

Alternative Names For Easter . . . He’s Back! Day Death Defeated Day Jesus Is Alive Sunday Dead Man Walking Day Who Moved The Stone? Sunday The Risen One Day Life Restored Day Third Day Sunday Empty Tomb Day Return … Continue reading

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Was Matthias A Mistake? — The Human Need To Institutionalize Spirituality

Was replacing Judas (who had betrayed Jesus) with Matthias a mistake?  Was it a very early example of the human desire to institutionalize church?  Perhaps. The Book of Acts begins with the resurrected Jesus spending 40 days with the apostles … Continue reading

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The Spirit Of Prophecy Is Still Working In God’s People

Easter’s over — the marketing hype; the retail rituals of buying baskets, bunnies, cards and clothes; and the religious rites.  Easter candy’s cheap — 50%, 75%, or even 90% off now.  We’ve moved on . . . but Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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A rock that rolled — an empty tomb — angels — a dead Man walking — Jesus risen to live forever, seeking to show Himself to you — May you have an Easter encounter with Him today; a glorious resurrection relevation. Happy Easter.

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