The greatest event that the Christendom has been celebrating annually since it occurred more than 2,000 years ago is the resurrection of Jesus Christ who is the foundation of Christian Faith.
Everyone celebrate it for different reasons and purpose, but let me share to you what many in Christian faith appreciate as the power of His resurrection. Here it is: This power is only for those who believe.
1. The declaration, “Jesus Is Lord”.
Philippians 2:8-11 – And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
“His resurrection is our greatest proof that He is as He said He is. The Lamb of God who came to save us from our sins. The Son of God who became man so that we may become children of God”
2. The price paid by those who believed-It must worth it!
Galatians 2:20 – I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
1 Corinthians 15:58 – Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.
“Christian faith has sacrificed many lives, blood and resources. But all those things are worth it, for our Savior and Master LIVES! Whatever we lost in serving Christ has been fully paid for and properly rewarded both here and there.”
3. An assurance of answer to prayer.
John 14:13 – 14 – And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.
“Because of His raised from the dead he is able to bring all what it require for me to have all what we need”-Rom 8:32
- Peace with God – Hebrews 9:27
- New Life – 2 Corinthians 5:17
- Eternal life – 1 John 5:11-12
- Prosperity – 2 Corinthians 8:9
- Health – 1 Peter 2:24
- Blessings – John 10:10b
- Healings – 1 Peter 2:24
4. Preaching the Gospel to all.
Matthew 28:18 – 20 – And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
His resurrection ushered the call to return back to God, regardless of race and status in life where His faithful respond by giving everything they have to proclaim the good news to all people.
“Christ is what we need to be restored back to our Creator”
5. The abiding presence of the Holy Spirit.
John 16:7 – 16 – Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: Of sin, because they believe not on me; Of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see me no more; Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged. I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now. Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come. He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you. All things that the Father hath are mine: therefore said I, that he shall take of mine, and shall shew it unto you. A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father.
The Holy Spirit who dwells in us is made possible by His resurrection. The seal of our salvation, the power that brings us to our closeness to God!
There are much more to tell but may this suffice to encourage everyone that Jesus Christ’s Resurrection is the foundation of our Faith!
“Because He lives, We can face tomorrow’!
Glory to God!
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