Messages on Easter
The day Jesus was crucified is powerful, this end of the Passion Week, but it is that morning, three days later, which changed the world. That was the moment when God proved his love, proved that he, and he alone, can overcome death – and forgive our sins.
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the old heaven and the old earth had disappeared. And the sea was also gone.
Good works are not our way into God’s favor or our way to salvation but they are our response to God’s gift to us.
Do not dwell on the past. God is doing a new thing.
But Thomas (who was called the Twin), one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came.
The impossible has happened, but how do we make sense of it? Do we hope too small?