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Happy Easter Pt. 2

As we approach this celebration there are two theological positions for us to reflect on:

Resurrection:  His resurrection is equally important and without the resurrection our eternal state is still encased in sin.  The penalty of sin has been satisfied through the cross but it is His resurrection that overcomes sin.  Scriptures teaches the wages of sin is death, but Jesus overcomes death, and as a result overcomes sin.  I was reading recently that few in the ancient world believed in the resurrection and although it is familiar to us, Christianity was born into a world where its central claim was known to be false.  

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Happy Easter Pt. 1

As we approach the Easter Weekend there are two theological positions for us to reflect on:

Death:  His death is significant because it was through His death that God’s wrath toward sin is totally satisfied.  This goes all the way back to Genesis 2 when God speaks to Adam and tells him if he eats from the tree he shall surely die.  It is at the point of Adam’s disobedience that sin enters into human history and distorts all of creation and separates all of humanity from creator.  A Holy God has been offended.  

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