There is an elaborate forty-day liturgical build-up to Easter, but very few people ask themselves: Who did Jesus choose to talk to in the forty days after His resurrection – and why did He choose them? In this TruthTalks podcast, based THIS post, Dr Christopher Peppler takes us through the accounts of Jesus’
Every year Christians pay a lot of attention to what happened before Easter Sunday, but what happened after the Resurrection? Before Easter, many folks from some of the older denominations observe Lent. Starting from Ash Wednesday they observe a forty-day season incorporating The Annunciation, Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter
Passover weekend is fast approaching, so it’s time to consider again the wonder and glory of the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. In this sermon, I give some fascinating evidences of the validity of the resurrection as well as insight into one of the strangest passages of the Bible, Matthew 27:52-53. Be
I had the privilege of preaching at our local church on Resurrection Sunday and I picked up on the victorious aspect of the Cross and the empty tomb. It is quite easy to miss this aspect when we read the Gospel accounts but not when we read Paul’s letter to the Colossians.
. As I write this post, Easter weekend is in just a few days’ time and I am busy preparing for a simple Passover re-creation we are doing on Thursday night. I don’t like the word ‘Easter’ at all as it evokes pagan images of bunnies and hot-cross buns and tends to
As the Passover season approaches every year, there is always someone ‘discovering’ an amazing new ‘proof’ that Jesus didn’t die and rise again. This year it’s the story of the empty ossuary. An ossuary is a stone box used to store the bones of the dead. In 1980 someone discovered a family tomb in Jerusalem
I am writing this on the day after Resurrection Sunday. I don’t like to call it Easter Sunday – why should we give the pagan goddess Ishtar any credit. Friday embodies the glorious truth that Jesus settled the penalty clause of the violated covenant between God and humanity. I guess that is why some call
I love Resurrection Sunday. For me it is the highlight of the Church year. Friday is a solemn time of remembering what Jesus achieved for us on the cross of Calvary. However, Sunday is a time of great rejoicing as we acknowledge that He is alive and that we too have eternal life. The