UA-69278040-1

But God Raised Him

But God Raised Him

But God Raised Him. These four words are the cornerstone of the Christian belief. Jesus was the Son of God. He came to earth and lived a pristine life. He was tormented and murdered for our crimes. But all of this would be worth nothing if not for that one fact: God raised Him

Wonderful. Merciful. Savior. Our precious Redeemer who took away our sins and gave us a chance to claim His perfect life.

What would have happened if God had not raised Jesus from the grave? I'll give you a moment to think about that bleak, awful sentence.

Terrified? So am I.

It would mean that there is no grace. That there is no resurrection for those who serve the living God. The promise of a crown for enduring would be gone. We wouldn't be able to look forward to a world with no pain, sorrow or tears. The hope of an earth made new would be ... dust.

We would be - hopeless.

But God Raised Him from the Grave

We can rejoice because our Savior lives. We can rejoice because He has overcome the world and the enemy has been defeated on our behalf. We can rejoice that He will come again and save us all into His kingdom. Because God raised Him (Jesus), we know that He will raise us too.

What a wonderful promise! I'm looking forward to that day, aren't you?

Let's Pray

Oh Jehovah, we are so thankful for those four words: "But God raised Him". They tell us we've been redeemed, bought back from the enemy and given a new life. We thank You for sending Your Son to die, but we're even more grateful that You raised Him from the dead. In Jesus' name. Amen.

Let's Chat

What do the words: "But God raised Him" mean to you? Tell us in the comments below or bring the discussion over to our Facebook page.


.

Recent Articles

  1. Who Is Your Hero?

    Apr 26, 18 10:44 AM

    Who Is Your Hero? Everybody holds someone in high regard. It could be a person who sacrificed something for them. Or someone who has a lot of achievements.

    Read More

  2. Book Review Daily Wisdom for the Mommy-to-Be

    Apr 19, 18 12:38 PM

    Read my review of the new devotional by Stacey Thureen: Daily Wisdom for the Mommy-to-Be Everyday Encouragement during Your Pregnancy

    Read More

  3. Proverbs 16:3

    Apr 19, 18 10:56 AM

    Commit your works to the Lord, And your thoughts will be established. Proverbs 16:3 NKJV

    Read More

A member of Bible Gateway Grid #bgbg2