Category Archives: Resurrection

What’s With the Empty Tomb — Watch and Learn More!

What's with the empty tomb? Easter baskets…plastic grass…jelly beans…chocolate bunnies…Peeps…an empty tomb…Easter egg hunts…wait, an empty tomb? Yeah an empty tomb! Big deal, right? Well it depends on why it's empty. Posted by Lutheran Hour Ministries on Thursday, March 24, … Continue reading

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31 Ideas for Your Church’s Easter Impact

Outreach Magazine invited congregations to share how they communicated the Good Friday and Easter message.   Click on: “Easter Outreach” to discover the ideas.

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In and of itself, Jesus’s Death is not Good News!

Jeffrey A. Gibbs, in his article, “Christ is Risen, Indeed.  Good News for Him, and For Us” (Concordia Journal/Spring 2014 pages 113-131), says concerning the centrality of Jesus’s resurrection to the redemptive work of Christ: I beg my readers’ indulgence … Continue reading

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My God’s Not Dead — Newsboys

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The Easter Laugh (Risus paschalis) — Observe Holy Humour Sunday

Rev. Weiser observes in The Easter Book that, “In the early days of Christianity, all of Easter Week was one continuous feast… a week of intense happiness and spiritual joy.” Easter Monday is known as the “Day of Joy and … Continue reading

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Sing with Joy! Jesus Christ is Risen! Hallelujah!

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All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name

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Oh, for a Thousand Tongues to Sing — Charles Wesley

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Jesus Christ is Risen Today, Alleluia!

Christians continue to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. As St. Paul states, “Death is swallowed up in victory.” “O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?” The sting of death is sin, and the power … Continue reading

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Martin Luther – “Where the gospel is not known, one cannot be silent”

Commenting on Luke 24:33, “And they rose up the same hour, and returned to Jerusalem” Martin Luther writes, This means that where the gospel is not known, one cannot be silent.  It is impossible that it should not be proclaimed … Continue reading

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