Easter_-_The Crucified is Risen

Easter The One Who Was Crucified? He Is Risen! “You are looking for Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He isn’t here! He is risen from the dead!” (1) “Everything in Mark’s story so far has led up to the moment when Jesus hung on the cross, under a sign that declared him to be the king of the Jews. At that very point he was declared to be the Son of God by a Gentile centurion. The final scene in the Gospel invites us to reflect on the crucifixion in the light of the startling fact that this...
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Easter, Isaiah Excerpts

Easter Excerpts from the Book of Isaiah I would like to have found a passage in the Book of Isaiah that describes the resurrection of the Lord Jesus as well as chapter 53 describes his suffering and death. (See the previous post, Good Friday – Isaiah 53.) There isn’t one. The prophet doesn’t talk about resurrection, except for one verse that mentions a “coming back to life” for the Kingdom of Judah. (1) What to do?… While thinking about it, God gave me an idea from a verse that I read one mor...
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Easter Psalm 22b

First published on April 16, 2017. Easter – Psalm 22b I will proclaim your name to my brothers and sisters. I will praise you among your assembled people. Praise the Lord, all you who fear him! Honor him, all you descendants of Jacob! Show him reverence, all you descendants of Israel! For he has not ignored or belittled the suffering of the needy. He has not turned his back on them, but has listened to their cries for help. I will praise you in the great assembly. I will fulfill my vows in th...
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